With the help of scholars at the Goodman institute and Americans for Prosperity, Congressman Pete Sessions and his colleagues have introduced the Health Care Fairness for All Act. Among its other features, the bill would do the following: 1. For the first time in the...
This guest post by Shawn Regan is a substantive analysis of the recent proposal by the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management to allow leasing of public land for conservation purposes. Regan is vice president of research at the Property and Environment...
2023-2024 National Policy Topic – Economic Inequality
This PDF is the main document concerning National Policy Topic of Economic Inequality.
Why Are There Drug Shortages?
For the past two decades the US has been experiencing shortages of cancer drugs, antibiotics and even saline, a drug potentially needed by almost every patient who gets admitted to the hospital. Nearly all thirty of the most frequently used emergency department drugs experienced shortages from 2006-2019.
Cashing In on Climate Change Subsidies: It Helps to Be Rich
Somini Sengupta of the New York Times has candidly shared an analysis of “how to get government aid to ditch fossil fuels.” Here’s a sample (Sengupta cites research by two colleagues). “How do you cash in?” she asks.
Why the Covid Pandemic Emergency Needs to End
By repeatedly extending the pandemic emergency every 90 days, the Biden administration has expanded the number of households eligible for food stamps and dramatically increased average benefits, more than doubling food-stamp spending. The administration has used the...
Can There Be Too Many Trees?
Economic Freedom IS good for the environment
Yes, data from the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy and the Fraser Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World Index send a resounding message: Economic freedom brings about environmental protection. Why? Because economic freedom leads to prosperity and only prosperous countries can truly protect their environment. Are you skeptical? More.
Texas Healthcare Road Show with Congresswoman Van Duyne
AFP Texas Director of External Affairs, Mack Morris, discusses healthcare policy and the Personal Option with Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne and Dr. John Goodman of the Goodman Institute.
Rising Interest Rates Will Crush the Federal Budget
The U.S. has been on an unsustainable fiscal and financial path for a long time. We are beginning to see the inevitable result.