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  • 7 Ideas to Lower Drug Prices

    Lawmakers are pushing multiple policy proposals to address the problem of rising drug prices. Vox’s Dylan Scott provided a roundup Monday of the leading idea for reducing drug prices in the U.S.,...

  • A pharmacist holds prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D.  at a local pharmacy

    House Democrats to Investigate Drug Prices

    A key House investigative committee announced Monday that it was launching a wide-ranging investigation into the pricing practices of 12 major pharmaceutical companies, including Amgen, Eli Lilly,...

  • Tax Cuts Still Not Paying for Themselves

    The latest budget data shows, once again, that the tax cuts are not paying for themselves. “It’s time to put to rest any notion that President Trump’s signature tax cuts are paying for themselves...

  • 		<p>The $85 billion in spending cuts is just $10 million more than what Americans spent on beer in 2011.</p>

    Why Craft Brewers Are Crying in Their Beer

    It may be small beer compared to the problems faced by unemployed federal workers and the growing cost for the overall economy, but the ongoing government shutdown is putting a serious crimp in the...

  • Leading Economist Says Government Debt Might Not Be So Bad After All

    Renowned macroeconomist Olivier Blanchard says that policymakers may need to fundamentally revise their views on the long-term cost of government debt. Delivering the presidential address at last...