Pacific Research Institute

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He's explaining, and he's losing

"He" is Tom Steyer, fossil-fuel billionaire past and present, but now a global-warming activist with the zealotry of a convert, a major funder of politicians promoting the climate-change industry, and a scourge of climate deniers, the Keystone XL pipeline ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Leaving oil in the ground leaves Americans in the lurch

Lawmakers in California recently rejected legislation that would have temporarily prohibited hydraulic fracturing — or "fracking" — across the state. The moratorium would have been a significant victory for environmental activists who have long advocated ... [Published Legislative Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

How To Pay For The Next Sovaldi? – OpEd

ByImagine a pill that could cure cancer with one course of therapy or reverse an inherited, deadly disease. If it cost $1 million, could you access it?This was the question asked at a recent panel discussion held by the American Enterprise Institute . ... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Employer Health Insurance: A Bargain Compared to Government-Sponsored Coverage

After years of slowing growth, employer health costs are forecast to climb at a faster pace next year, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.Even with that projected growth, employers are spending much less per person than is the government — about 60 percent ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare’s problem is not high drug prices

Is $84,000 too much to pay to save a life? That's a question worth asking now that the insurance industry has declared war on what it has deemed outrageous prices for new specialty drugs.In this case, the complaints focus on Sovaldi, a breakthrough treatment ... [Published Sugar Land Sun - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Courts Disagree About Subsidies on ObamaCare’s Federal Exchange

Are Americans who buy health insurance on ObamaCare’s federal exchange eligible for premium-assistance subsidies? Two federal courts offered opposing answers to that question Tuesday.First, in the case of Halbig v. Burwell , a three-judge panel of the ... [Published New American - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Leaving oil in the ground leaves Americans in the lurch

Lawmakers in California recently rejected legislation that would have temporarily prohibited hydraulic fracturing — or “fracking” — across the state. The moratorium would have been a significant victory for environmental activists who have long advocated ... [Published Sugar Land Sun - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

You Don't Promote a Competitive Broadband Market by Prohibiting Competition

The public feuds between Internet providers, such as Comcast and Verizon, and content providers, such as Google and Netflix, have started an important debate regarding how to effectively regulate the communications and technology industries. Unfortunately, ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Unions to Appeal California Decision Concluding Tenure Hurts Poor Kids

The California Teachers Association has announced plans to appeal a June 10 court decision concluding teachers union rules send the worst teachers to the neediest students.The lawsuit, Vergara v. California , aimed to strike down statutes that make it ... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Why pharmaceutical prices drop once drugs are off-patent

The USA-based Pacific Research Institute has released a new report, titled The Economics of Pharmaceutical Pricing, by PRI senior fellow Wayne Winegarden. The study examines the market forces influencing the often dramatic price differences in pharmaceutical ... [Published Pharma Letter - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Another Cover-Up? IRS And Social Security Administration Not Cooperating With Obamacare Fraud Investigation – OpEd

ByIn early June, we learned that over two million (of a total of eight million) Obamacare applications lacked income, citizenship, or immigration data to verify eligibility for Obamacare’s tax credits. In the middle of the month, the Obama administration ... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

How ObamaCare will kill job-based plans

Americans aren’t all that optimistic about ObamaCare, according to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll: Fifty-seven percent say the law isn’t working as planned.That number will shoot even higher if employer health insurance vanishes, as an S&P Capital ... [Published New York Post - Jul 03 2014]

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...In an open letter to the White House in March, 16 environmental organizations asked President Obama to commit "to keeping most of our nation's fossil fuel reserves in the ground."
...drug's manufacturer "is asking for a blank check," complains Karen Ignagni, president of the insurer trade group America's Health Insurance Plans. "It will blow up family budgets, state Medicaid budgets, employer costs and wreak havoc on the federal debt."
"This is a wonderful day," said Andre Smith, a campus aide at Fremont High for 19 years, after the board vote. "We've had a struggle for the past years, but today is the good day — to finally have our voices heard." The Los Angeles Board of Education selected Richard Vladovic on Tuesday for a second, one-year term as president
"[They must] get together and tell the American people what it is that they're going to do for them to achieve affordable, accessible, quality care" Pipes said. "They've got to rally around.''

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He's explaining, and he's losing [Published American Enterprise Institute - 16 hours ago]
Leaving oil in the ground leaves Americans in t... [Published Legislative Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
How To Pay For The Next Sovaldi? – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 28 2014]
Employer Health Insurance: A Bargain Compared t... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 28 2014]
Healthcare’s problem is not high drug prices [Published Sugar Land Sun - Jul 25 2014]
Courts Disagree About Subsidies on ObamaCare’s ... [Published New American - Jul 23 2014]
Leaving oil in the ground leaves Americans in t... [Published Sugar Land Sun - Jul 22 2014]
You Don't Promote a Competitive Broadband Marke... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 15 2014]
U.S. Has the Worst Health Care? Not By a Long Shot [Published Forbes.com - Jul 14 2014]
Unions to Appeal California Decision Concluding... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Jul 07 2014]
Why pharmaceutical prices drop once drugs are o... [Published Pharma Letter - Jul 07 2014]
Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' s... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 05 2014]
Another Cover-Up? IRS And Social Security Admin... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 03 2014]
How ObamaCare will kill job-based plans [Published New York Post - Jul 03 2014]
Does The US Over Diagnose Cancer? – OpEd [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 01 2014]
WINEGARDEN: Leaving oil in the ground leaves Am... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Jun 30 2014]
The High and Rising Costs of the HealthCare.gov... [Published Forbes.com - Jun 30 2014]
Lance Izumi to address Republicans [Published Rossmoor News - Jun 26 2014]
PRI's Pipes: Fatal VA Problems Are Sneak Previe... [Published NewsMax.com - Jun 25 2014]
Covered California’s Big Budget Blowout Is Coming [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 25 2014]
Pence to push simpler taxes on '15 agenda [Published Journal-Gazette - Jun 25 2014]
Tax conference joins national, state experts [Published Indianapolis Star - Jun 24 2014]
Conference: How can Indiana create better tax c... [Published Indianapolis Star - Jun 23 2014]
Abigail Field: The Government Corruption Case A... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 28 2014]
The Pipes proviso [Published Power Line - Mar 15 2014]
Toronto doctor smacks down U.S. Senate question... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 13 2014]
Cato Keeps Challenging an Illegal IRS Rule Rega... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Mar 11 2014]
The Week in Pictures: Crimea River Edition [Published Power Line - Mar 08 2014]
IRS Illegally Expands Obamacare [Published Cato @ Liberty - Feb 07 2014]
23andMe: Now Come the Trial Lawyer Sharks and t... [Published REASON Online - Dec 03 2013]
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Covered California’s Big Budget Blowout Is Coming [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 25 2014]
Only by Obamacare’s standards could Covered California, Sacramento’s state-run Obamacare exchange, be considered a success. Outside California, Obamacare is fading fast in the states. Some – led by Oregon and Maryland – intend to abandon their Obamacare ...
Abigail Field: The Government Corruption Case A... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 28 2014]
Yves here. Although this intense focus on fracking may seem a bit wide of Naked Capitalism’s usual beat, you’ll see how the approaches used to cover up environmental damage, via lobbying and by weakening oversight to the point of near non-existence are ...
The Pipes proviso [Published Power Line - Mar 15 2014]
(Scott Johnson) When our oldest daughter was in second grade her best friend was a classmate who was the daughter of an ophthalmologist who was originally from Canada. He devoted much of his practice to treating Medicaid patients at the county hospital. ...
Toronto doctor smacks down U.S. Senate question... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 13 2014]
A Toronto doctor snidely held her own Tuesday after an obscure U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing suddenly turned into a quarrel over the purported deadliness of Canadian health care. “On average, how many Canadian patients on a waiting list die each ...
Cato Keeps Challenging an Illegal IRS Rule Rega... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Mar 11 2014]
Ilya Shapiro Last month, Cato filed a brief in the D.C. Circuit case of Halbig v. Sebelius, supporting a challenge to the IRS’s unilateral and unauthorized decision to extend tax credits to individuals who purchased health insurance from exchanges ...
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