Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) may well be the newest junior senator from Colorado, with models predicting a win over incumbent Mark Udall (D-CO) in the state’s US Senate race. Most of the media coverage on the election has surrounded issues such as access to contraceptives and abortion, and even the candidates’ positions on ebola. These […]
New York City’s Fort Greene. San Francisco’s Mission District. Washington DC’s H Street. As rents skyrocket in cities across the country, some point to the influx of young professionals into neighborhoods that have historically housed working class residents. In response, state policymakers and Congress have introduced bills that specifically address affordable housing. According to FiscalNote Prophecy, […]
Everyone knows the scenario: you get a prescription from your doctor and take it to your local pharmacy. The prescription may have, for example, “Diovan” written on it, but the pharmacist comes back with the generic version: “valsartan.” This is known as automatic generic substitution and it is a common practice in every state. Generally, […]
In the past year, state policymakers and Congress introduced nearly one thousand bills dealing with immigration. These bills cover a range of issues, from suspending deportations of legalization-eligible youth to proposing STEM green card programs for the employment of highly-skilled foreign workers in the information technology industry. Caving to pressure from the Democratic party, President […]
Washington Post | by Thomas Heath | September 22, 2014 Ivy League wunderkind invents cutting-edge technology company in his dorm room. Recruits genius buddies to help him. Works around the clock out of a motel in Silicon Valley, developing his secret sauce. Big-name investors come on board. Company starts growing. More […]
Though the media devote much of their Affordable Care Act coverage to efforts to repeal the individual insurance and contraceptive mandates, medical device manufacturers are fighting their own battle against another Obamacare provision: a 2.3% excise tax on their devices. The excise tax, which went into effect last year, is imposed on makers of most […]
In Part II of our two part series on future presidential politics, we identify six state politicians who have the potential for national name recognition by the 2028 presidential election. They might not be household names now, but remember where you heard them first!
In Part I of our two part series on the presidential politics of the (far) future, we take a look at politicians who have or are beginning to build a national reputation that could lead them to a presidential contest in 8-12 years. Part two will focus on state-level individuals without national recognition… yet.