The Ryan Budget vs. the Obama Budget
By selecting House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running mate, Republican candidate Mitt Romney reframed the 2012 presidential election as a contest between Ryan’s 2013 proposed
Implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Unless there is a substantial change in leadership in Washington in the next election, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will go into effect as planned. The U.S.
How Should Insurers Treat Tobacco Use? A Review of the Research
For insurers, the most salient fact about tobacco use can be summarized simply: overwhelming scientificevidence indicates that all widely used forms of tobacco harm human health.
Wisconsin’s Act 10: A Partial Fix for the State Budget Deficit
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Shades of EPA: The Flawed Human Health Effects Epidemiology in the California Air Resources Board’s Diesel Truck Emission Rules
On December 12, 2009, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a subdivision of the California Environmental Protection Agency, published its final rule to reduce diesel exhaust emissions in the
Property Tax Levies in Cook County, Illinois: An Analysis
Sports Stadium Madness: Is Fan Ownership the Answer?
The Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank whose researchers have questioned government subsidies to sports stadiums since the mid 1980s, has released a new Policy Brief proposing f
Texas’s Margins Tax: Principles for Reform
Texas’s franchise tax—better known as the “margins tax”—does not work as advertised. The tax has not achieved any of the goals its creators set out for it.
Comments on Report to Congress on How to Modernize and Improve the System of Insurance Regulation in the United States
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The Case for Creating a Michigan Auto Insurance Fraud Prevention Agency
In February 2008, Pennsylvania resident Corey Middleton called the police and his insurance company to report a serious problem.
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