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Erin Humiston

November 10, 2016

Matthews: The Six Challenges Facing an Obamacare Repeal


Trump made repealing and replacing Obamacare one of his major campaign themes. But he and Republicans in Congress will face a number of challenges trying to fulfill that pledge, warns IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews, author of Ten Steps to a Market-Oriented Health Care System.

October 26, 2016

Obama's Surprise Economic Legacy: Energy Exports


President Obama’s most important economic legacy has come at the end of his eight-year term.  By ending the 40-year ban on U.S. crude oil exports and permitting the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the U.S. is on its way to becoming an energy exporting powerhouse, says a new IPI publication. 

October 25, 2016

ACA Premiums Explode, May Lead to Single-Payer Under Hillary Clinton


The price of the most popular health plan sold through HealthCare.gov is once again facing a steep hike in 2017—this time by an average of 25 percent. Hillary Clinton will likely use Obamacare’s exploding costs, shrinking networks of physicians, and fleeing health insurers to make the case for what the left really wanted all along: a government-run, single-payer health care system. 

August 31, 2016

Study Release: Elements of a 21st Century Pro-Growth Immigration System


The paper suggests several new policies designed to create a reasonable, secure, functioning immigration system that is in the best interests of the United States.

August 10, 2016

Court Slaps Down FCC Preemption of States' Muni Broadband Laws


The Sixth Circuit Court’s rejection of the FCC's unconstitutional preemption of state laws regulating municipal broadband projects is a win for constitutional federalism and taxpayers. 

August 3, 2016

Conservatives Should Cautiously Support Obama's Commutations


Conservatives need to do a rethink on criminal justice; it’s becoming clear that something has gone very wrong with the justice system in the United States, said Tom Giovanetti.

July 22, 2016

DoJ Lawsuits Sabotage Insurers' Ability to Survive Obamacare


The Department of Justice announcement to block two separate health insurer mergers sabotages those insurers’ ability to survive Obamacare’s financially unsustainable and onerous regulatory environment in the health insurance marketplace.

July 21, 2016

'Covered California' Customers Another Obamacare Casualty


Despite concerted efforts to keep its state health insurance exchange rate increases low and feign the Affordable Care Act as “affordable,” California’s Obamacare exchange customers will see a 13.2% rate hike, which is more than triple the premium increases they saw the previous two years, undermining the Obama administration’s claims that health care costs have moderated.

July 15, 2016

Deficit Balloons After Washington Busts Sequester Spending Caps


The  White House has announced the federal budget deficit is expected to be $600 billion in 2016, a $162 billion increase from last year. That increase was completely predictable. Federal deficits declined as a result of the budget sequester; but Congress abandoned the sequester. 

July 14, 2016

Calls for 'Public Option' Turn Blind Eye to ACA Co-Op Failures


While most of the Affordable Care Act’s co-ops are bankrupt or close to it, President Obama and White House hopeful Hillary Clinton are renewing calls to expand Obamacare with a public option.

 

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