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A Positive Start to Repeal the Medical Device Tax

On Thursday, June 18, the House of Representatives voted to repeal the 2.3 percent excise tax on total sales for certain medical devices that was created in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The legislation, H.R.

Elizabeth Wright June 19, 2015
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Gold, Silver, Bronze (oh, Platinum too)

In years past, when people heard the terms Gold, Silver, Bronze, they thought about the Olympic medals.  Now, they likely think of ObamaCare with its metallic collection of expensive healthcare plans of Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

Elizabeth Wright April 14, 2015
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340B Drug Discount Program Finally Gets a Congressional Hearing

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health holds first hearing on the 340B drug discount program since 2005.

Elizabeth Wright April 8, 2015
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The Supreme Court Hears King v. Burwell

Today, March 4, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments to King v.

Elizabeth Wright March 4, 2015
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The House Votes to Repeal ObamaCare

The House of Representatives voted today on H.R. 596, a bill that would repeal and replace ObamaCare.  H.R. 596 passed by a vote of 239 to 186.  The bill was introduced by Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) and had 98 co-sponsors.

Elizabeth Wright February 3, 2015
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Newt's Very Bad Idea

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich often comes up with ideas to change how the government works.  One of his most recent suggestions has made a lot of people who care about property rights scratch their head.

Elizabeth Wright December 5, 2014
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What a Week!

Last week, important but opposing court opinions were released within hours of each other on two similar cases involving the Affordable Care Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C.

Elizabeth Wright July 30, 2014
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Here We Go…AGAIN!

President Obama has told the Congress and the country that he will be using his pen and phone to get his priorities implemented.  That has meant bypassing Congress and changing, or ignoring, current law.  It is well known that this has occurred...

Elizabeth Wright July 1, 2014
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Don’t Know Much About Algebra

Paul Krawzak wrote in the June 4 Roll Call about some disturbing news that came from an April Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report

Elizabeth Wright June 11, 2014
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What is the 340B Program and Why You Need to Care

Problems in the 340B drug discount program are growing and costs are increasing due as more entities participate in the program.

Elizabeth Wright May 14, 2014
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CAGW's Obamacare Horror Stories

You may remember Sen. Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) infamous floor speech on February 26 regarding Obamacare Horror stories.  He said:

Elizabeth Wright April 27, 2014
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World Intellectual Property Day Is April 26

World Intellectual Property Day is April 26, 2014.  Set aside by the international community in 2000, as a day to increase and promote a general understanding of intellectual property (IP), this event is recognized worldwide at numerous events. ...

Deborah Collier April 24, 2014

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