WASHINGTON — A proposal by the Republican Study Committee (RSC) to “repeal and replace” the controversial Obamacare health reform law has been formally introduced in recent days in both the[…]
“Every state has an equivalent of the EPA. … They’re much more effective, much more efficient and certainly much more accountable at the state and local level than they are in Washington, [DC],” Walker said.
The federal government this week disclosed that it is making its data on patient care outcomes available for commercial use, though individual patient profiles will still remain private. The goal[…]
“[This is a] big victory that has been a long-time coming,” said John Nothdurft, director of government relations at The Heartland Institute, in reaction to Gov. Brownback signing the bill yesterday. “States are now moving in the right direction and rolling back these policies.
A new national policy analysis forecasts a fast-approaching “death spiral” for Obamacare, as catastrophic losses from the health insurance program mount even more quickly than experts expected. “Pundits like Paul Krugman saw the[…]
Lawmakers in the U.K. are moving to ban synthetic psychoactive substances – colloquially known as “legal highs.” This may presage a similar policy move in the U.S. Ireland completely banned[…]
President Obama and the cronies in his administration (with his tacit support) continue to violate laws, rules and regulations. Obama and his friends evidently believe the rules don’t apply to them.
A new economic “scoring” policy at the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), so-called “dynamic scoring,” may dramatically impact Obamacare, revealing further financial flaws in the already controversial healthcare entitlement program. Presently,[…]
Enrollment by the poor, unemployed, and children in Medicaid has soared as a result of the Obamacare insurance mandates. Policy analysts – and some conservative politicians – fear that this could lead to financial stress for states even sooner than they had anticipated.
Two top Republican Senators today called for a simple solution to the healthcare controversy created by Obamacare – a Constitutional compact among U.S. states. Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and James[…]
Providence Alaska Medical Center (PAMC) this week submitted its amended Certificate of Need (CON) application following an injunction secured by its rival, Alaska Regional Hospital, in state court. A Certificate[…]
New research shows that medical marijuana laws (MMLs) “increase use initiation” in young adults, aged 12-20, but otherwise have no “discernible effect” on underage drinking, or other substance abuse. This[…]
As the Obama White House touts claims that the number of Americans with health insurance is increasing, House and Senate Republicans are noting that many of those patients with new policies[…]
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina on Saturday slammed the Net Neutrality rulemaking by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as “crony capitalism” for established Silicon Valley firms, enacted at the expense[…]
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, one of Hollywood’s more prominent lifestyle gurus, made headlines last week for taking celebrity chef Mario Batali’s “Food Stamp Challenge” (and failing) sponsored by the Food Bank for New York[…]
The modern American left will someday be remembered as one of history’s truly “odd ducks.” Unlike many of the redistributionist movements of the past, American leftism has managed to melt diametrically opposed concepts, such as “individual liberty” and “government-mandated equality,” into a singular, conflicting political platform.
Findings published this month in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a leading research publication, show that “preventable hospitalizations” of poor patients remained “high,” even after they were provided with state[…]