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Pharma, Biotech Stocks Fall on Trump Tweets, GOP Health Care Plan
Merrill Matthews, resident scholar at right-leaning think tank the Institute for Policy Innovation, expressed skepticism at the notion that "getting rid of state lines," as Trump puts it, is effective.
A California Single-Payer Health Care Plan Would Be Great - For Texas
Passing a single-payer law wouldn't only create a fiscal crisis in California, it might create a political crisis.
FCC Should Withdraw Privacy Order, Give FTC Lead Over Internet Privacy
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) should reconsider and withdraw its 2016 Privacy Order as an early step in undoing the many mistakes and overreaches made by the agency under its previous Chairman, and allow the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take the lead over Internet privacy, said Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) president Tom Giovanetti.
Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines
A scholar at the Institute for Policy Innovation, which is devoted to promoting free markets and limited government, agreed that “it is a big problem”: “Just because a good affordable policy is available in another state doesn’t mean that I would be able to get the network of physicians and the good prices that are available in that other state.”
Both Sides Now, Nonsensically
“The public tends to focus on the total national debt, which just passed the $17 trillion mark — up from $10.6 trillion when President Obama took office,” explained Matthews.
If Congress passes the Email Privacy Act and sends it to President Donald Trump, it could be an "quick, easy bipartisan victory" for taxpayers and get the new administration and lawmakers off to a "positive" start, said IPI President Tom Giovanetti in an opinion piece in TechCrunch Wednesday.
Email Privacy Could Be A Quick Win for Trump and Congress
Congress could chalk up a quick, easy bipartisan victory for taxpayers if both the House and Senate determined to pass the Email Privacy Act as early as possible.
Five Cheers For Trump's CPAC Comments On Economic Policy And Tax Reform
President Donald Trump gets five cheers for his economic policy comments made during his speech at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Note To Environmentalists: Not All Fossil Fuels Are The Same
Not all fossil fuels are created equal — at least with respect to their carbon footprint.
Why Most Patients Say 'Hell, No' to Obamacare
Wisconsin, a state that had a successful HRP (not all state HRPs worked) until Obamacare essentially shut it down, required insurers to chip in as well, according to Mark E. Litow, a retired health actuary who served on the board of the Wisconsin HRP, and Merrill Matthews, IPI resident scholar, writing for RealClearHealth.com on February 16.
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