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Archive for June, 2018
Growing Public Employee Benefits to Force School Cuts

Without fiscal reform, cuts to basic education programs are imminent.

EpiPen Pricing Controversy Reveals Ignorance about Market Competition

Increased competition is the remedy to skyrocketing drug prices.

An Ugly Hockey Stick of Student Loan Debt

The U.S. government has cumulatively borrowed more than a trillion dollars to be in that business of making student loans.

Dear Congress, Please Don’t Keep Up with the Kardashians!

Kourtney Kardashian spoke on Capitol Hill in an attempt to motivate the federal government to play a larger role in regulating cosmetics. 

What to Do About Drones: A Symposium

Once known only as military weapons or hobby toys, drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles—UAVs) are predicted to play increasingly visible roles in a broad range of industries.

Obama Presidential Center a Monument to Waste

As the Washington Examiner reports, “the state of Illinois has approved $224 million to pay for street and transportation projects in Chicago’s South Side neighborhood around the Obama Presidential Center site, $199 million of which will fall directly on the shoulders of Illinois taxpayers.” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel hailed the state’s “$174 million investment…
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Mounting Debt Isn’t Just Italy’s Problem

The United States has serious debt problems that have not been addressed since the financial crisis shook the world a decade ago — they have actually been compounded.

FDA Moves Closer to Approving Ecstasy

The FDA has granted MDMA breakthrough therapy status to expedite the approval process by making it easier for drugmakers to begin clinical trials.

Seattle Strives to Be More Like Detroit

The city of Seattle attempts to grapple with the crisis of economic prosperity.

Right-to-Try Law Signed!

On May 30, President Trump signed a bill into law allowing terminally ill patients access to potentially lifesaving drugs before they are approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

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