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House Committee Approves Rewrite of Federal School Meals Laws

On Wednesday (May 18), the U.S. House Committee on Education & the Workforce voted to advance a reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act, the federal law governing school meals programs.  696 more words

State Issue

Dynamism and Punishment

The “squeeze” on the U.S. middle class is a fiction. If you don’t believe it, take a look at the “gif” above. It first appeared in… 566 more words

Mark Perry

Bernie Sanders and his supporters are ignorant of the cost of his programs

Last week the Federal Government’s General Accounting Office (GAO) gave Congress a financial update for the nation that will have implications for the future of the entire country.  500 more words

Obamacare Fail

The Congressional Budget Office is a non-partisan run office that “scores” various bills and looks at the future of those bills and what they will do. 463 more words


Obamacare: Costs Going Up, Number of Folks Covered Going Down -- Government Figures Show

Submitted by Jeffrey Anderson WeeklyStandard.com,

Three years ago, on the eve of Obamacare’s implementation, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that President Obama’s centerpiece legislation would result in… 866 more words

The Obama Health Care Legacy: More Coverage and Less Spending

—by Harry Stein

On March 24, the Congressional Budget Office, or CBO, published data that surprised even the staunchest advocates for health care reform: New estimates show that total federal spending in fiscal year 2016 for major health care programs will be lower than was projected back in January 2009. 161 more words

Health Care

Solving America’s Most Basic Problems

My last two posts, here and here, argue that America’s two most critical problems are:

  • Speeding up economic growth in order to create more jobs and better paying jobs, especially for middle- and lower-income workers whose wages have been stagnant for the past 15 years.
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Jack Heidel