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Appropriations Watch: FY 2022

Congress started marking up individual appropriations bills for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 in June. Discretionary spending levels are no longer subject to...
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Statement on the Passing of Senator Mike Enzi

Former Senator Mike Enzi from Wyoming passed away yesterday, July 26, 2021. He represented Wyoming in the United States Senate from 1997 to 2021 and...

Two Ways to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

High and rising prescription drug costs are contributing to the budgetary pressure faced by the federal government. Also, a significant number of...

Injecting Price Competition into Medicare Part B Drugs

Medicare Part B, which covers outpatient physician services, pays for physician-administered drugs by reimbursing physicians the average cost for...

Limiting Evergreening for Name-Brand Prescription Drugs

To encourage medical innovation, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) grants temporary market exclusivities to new brand name drugs. These...

Kent Conrad: Congress should reinstate the 'Conrad Rule' to prevent abuse of budget reconciliation

Kent Conrad is a former senator from North Dakota, a former Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...

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