American Action Forum

Type: Organization
Name: American Action Forum
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Morning Consult Health: Obamacare Takes Center Stage In Key Senate Race; Tech Companies Bet Big On Healthcare

Today’s Washington Brief:So far it’s only one political ad in one Senate race, but  David Ramsey in Arkansas Times  says Mark Pryor, a vulnerable Democratic incumbent running in a red state, has shaken things up with his pro-Obamacare message, even if ... [Published The Morning Consult - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Best's Briefing: U.S. Health Insurers' First-Quarter 2014 Earnings Hit by Affordable Care Act

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest -- Many health insurers' first-quarter 2014 results were negatively impacted by inclusion in their income statement of the entire annual industry fee assessed under The Patient Protection ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Americans Sick of Govt Regulation

Most Americans want government off their back.A whopping 59 percent say they’d like to send a “leave me alone” message to Washington, while only 32 percent say their message is “lend me a hand.”People are fed up with government bossing them around. ... [Published NewsMax.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

GOP lawmaker uses flawed reports to bash EPA coal rule

If corporations were indeed people, those corporations that operate coal plants would be quite pleased with Rep. Mike Kelly’s (R-Pa.) piece for them in the Wall Street Journal.  Unfortunately for readers, the piece addresses neither the impact carbon ... [Published The Hill - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Reforming Corporate Taxes With Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president at American Action Forum, talks with Tom Keene about tax inversions and the U.S. corporate tax code. He speaks in today’s “This Matters Now” on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”Are reducing tax bills lega ... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Straight Talk On Inversions

Guest post written by Douglas Holtz-EakinDouglas Holtz-Eakin is President of the American Action Forum.Political heat has intensified on tax “inversions” after a wave of cross-border mergers and acquisitions – Medtronic/Covidien, AbbVie/Shire, Mylan/Abbott ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

White House: State, Local Minimum-Wage Efforts to Help 7 Million Workers

Stymied by Congress on efforts to lift the federal minimum wage, Obama administration officials on Tuesday touted state and local pay-floor increases as having the potential to boost the broader economy. A new White House report found that by ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Intellectual Property Underpinnings of Pharmaceutical Innovation: A Primer

Intellectual Property Underpinnings of Pharmaceutical Innovation: A Primer Source: American Action Forum Companies across the U.S. are meeting health challenges head on by investing in time, talent, and materials. U.S. federal law has long protected these ... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘meh’ economy: What it means for 2014 - Ben White

The U.S. economy is an agonizingly tough puzzle to crack - and Friday's report that showed a gain of 209,000 jobs in July and a slight uptick in the unemployment rate to 6.2 percent just added to the muddled picture.It was pretty good but below expectations. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Still a 2% Growth Economy

American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the second-quarter GDP rebound. Photo credit: Getty Images. ... [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sanctions, Putin and the markets

Dissecting today's market performance and reaction to geopolitical risks, with Lance Ulanoff, Mashable; Doug Holtz-Eakin, The American Action Forum; "Fast Money" trader Brian Kelly; and CNBC's Kate Kelly. ... [Published CNBC - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Study: Obama to issue $34B in regulations after the midterm elections

A new report from the conservative American Action Forum (AAF) has identified tens of billions of dollars worth of proposed regulations that are scheduled to be issued after November’s midterm elections.The report, based on information culled from the ... [Published The Hill - Jul 24 2014]

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...his priorities first, because generally speaking, an individual regulation won’t play as big of a role in a congressional election,” Shapiro said. "It’s hard to see a Senate race turning on that.”"
...The briefing, titled "U SS Health Insurers First-Quarter 2014 Earnings Hit by Affordable Care Act" states that the fee, which is to assist the government in funding the additional costs that it will incur under the ACA, was offset by only one quarter...
...He says he got the idea a few months ago when President Obama "was running around talking about the minimum wage, which I think is a terrible antipoverty policy."
...Care.gov disaster. The new U S Digital Service's mission: to work with other government agencies to "make websites more consumer friendly, to identify and fix problems, and to help upgrade the government's technology infrastructure." Mikey Dickerson, an engineer who was instrumental in fixing HealthCare...

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Obama hits the gas on regs [Published The Hill - 2 hours ago]
Morning Consult Health: Obamacare Takes Center ... [Published The Morning Consult - 14 hours ago]
Top tax expert: Companies moving abroad to plea... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 22 2014]
Best's Briefing: U.S. Health Insurers' First-Qu... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 21 2014]
GOP lawmaker uses flawed reports to bash EPA co... [Published The Hill - Aug 19 2014]
Americans Sick of Govt Regulation [Published NewsMax.com - Aug 19 2014]
Africa Update - August 14, 2014 [Published Lexology - Aug 19 2014]
Heritage Insider-Online Newsletter a must read. [Published And So I Go: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Aug 15 2014]
Morning Consult Health: Federal Government’s Eb... [Published The Morning Consult - Aug 15 2014]
Reforming Corporate Taxes With Douglas Holtz-Eakin [Published Bloomberg - Aug 14 2014]
Reforming Corporate Taxes With Douglas Holtz-Eakin [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 14 2014]
2 ways to help workers without a minimum wage hike [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 13 2014]
Here's the newest conservative alternative to t... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 13 2014]
Intellectual Property Underpinnings of Pharmace... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 12 2014]
White House: State, Local Minimum-Wage Efforts ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 12 2014]
White House launches federal website fixing off... [Published Politico - Aug 12 2014]
Straight Talk On Inversions [Published Forbes.com - Aug 12 2014]
Franken: Health insurer spending curbs a win fo... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 12 2014]
Keystone Clock Ticks on despite Economic and En... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 08 2014]
Report: Obama’s Keystone XL Delays Could Emit 7... [Published Daily Caller - Aug 08 2014]
90% of the Uninsured Will Pay Zero Obamacare Pe... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 07 2014]
Walker: Clean energy on the current horizon [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Aug 06 2014]
Bold Leadership On Both Sides Of The Aisle Is N... [Published Daily Caller - Aug 06 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 06 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 06 2014]
Vote to hike minimum wage is vote to kill jobs [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Aug 05 2014]
LNG issue needs real solution [Published The Hill - Aug 05 2014]
Newsflash! Medicare is still going bankrupt, an... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 05 2014]
A Climate of Irresponsibility Six years ago the... [Published New York Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
Repealing The Medical-Device Excise Tax: Next S... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 01 2014]
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Heritage Insider-Online Newsletter a must read. [Published And So I Go: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - Aug 15 2014]
Dear Readers,  I am sure you will find many of the articles in this month’s  Heritage Insider-Onlineof interest so for those who do not subscribe I am putting them on my blog for you use.I have gotten emails from many asking why I am no longer blogging.  ...
Intellectual Property Underpinnings of Pharmace... [Published Full Text Reports... - Aug 12 2014]
Intellectual Property Underpinnings of Pharmaceutical Innovation: A Primer Source: American Action Forum Companies across the U.S. are meeting health challenges head on by investing in time, talent, and materials. U.S. federal law has long protected these ...
White House: State, Local Minimum-Wage Efforts ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 12 2014]
Stymied by Congress on efforts to lift the federal minimum wage, Obama administration officials on Tuesday touted state and local pay-floor increases as having the potential to boost the broader economy. A new White House report found that by ...
90% of the Uninsured Will Pay Zero Obamacare Pe... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 07 2014]
A new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Joint Committee on Taxation finds that Obamacare's myriad exemptions mean nearly 90% of America's 30 million uninsured individuals will pay zero penalty as part of the individual mandate.  ...
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Augu... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 06 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog Nick Bunker: Efficiency, inequality, and the costs of redistribution |Washington Center for Equitable Growth Follow-Up Musings on the Philosophy of Probability: Tuesday Focus for August 5, 2014 |Washington ...
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Milken: U.S. debt harming economic recovery-Hol... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 28 2014]
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