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National Journal Apr 22
A recent poll found that 92 percent of adults, both Republicans and Democrats, consider lowering drug prices an “extremely important” priority for the 116th Congress. We cover how Congress could respond in this :
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National Journal Apr 19
Per-person spending on prescription drugs is twice as much in the U.S. than in other wealthy countries. We explain this disparity and more in the latest :
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National Journal Apr 17
In 2016, the United States spent almost 18 percent of its GDP on health care, a larger percentage than that of comparable high-income nations. Find out why, and what Congress is doing to cut spending in this :
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National Journal Dec 17
On Election Day, citizens in 37 states voted on nearly 155 ballot measures. What were the outcomes of these votes, and how will they impact the nation in the coming year? Read this to find out:
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National Journal Mar 20
Advocacy groups, businesses, and lawmakers have differing views of what a comprehensive data privacy protection law should look like. Get a walk-through of each group’s stance in this :
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National Journal Feb 25
As global terror threats have changed since Trump took office, so too has his administration’s drone and air strike program. Learn about these changes in this :
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National Journal Feb 6
Information technology, automation and robotics, and medicine and pharmaceuticals are just a few of the areas in which China is trying to bulk up its manufacturing capacity. Read about the nation’s efforts in this :
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National Journal Feb 10
The “Made in China 2025” program calls on the Chinese government to strengthen free markets and increase protections for business. Will China follow through on these reforms for the sake of economic growth? :
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National Journal Dec 29
Opportunity Zones, which are meant to cover low-income communities, include artificially impoverished areas such as college towns and empty beachfront properties. Read why these zones may not be as effective as legislators hope.
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National Journal Dec 28
Should investors receive tax cuts for investing in impoverished areas? Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle support Opportunity Zones, which do exactly that. Read about their stances here:
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National Journal Dec 21
In 2018, Voters across the country had the chance to weigh in on ballot measures, many that embodied the nation’s most divisive subjects like health care, abortion, environmental regulation, and – most prevalently – election and voting issues.
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National Journal Mar 1
The Trump administration reversed several Obama-era guidelines, allowing drone and air strikes in regions not considered battlefields, such as Somalia, Yemen, and Pakistan. For a look at the entire Trump drone doctrine, read this :
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National Journal Feb 12
China’s many state-owned enterprises allow it to invest in manufacturing and innovation to a degree that other nations cannot achieve. This advantage could make or break the economic reforms of the “Made in China 2025 program”.
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National Journal Dec 27
Opportunity Zones could alleviate poverty in economically distressed areas, but they could also lead to gentrification. Read this post to learn about arguments for and against this legislation:
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National Journal Jan 12
The average number of spoken comments from senators and Supreme Court nominees has increased since the 1930s, suggesting increasing partisanship in the confirmation process. For more facts and figures, read this post on :
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National Journal Dec 21
Congress passed a large tax overhaul a year ago. In the law, they included a provision about Opportunity Zones, which offers tax incentives to investors who fund projects in economically distressed areas. Read about them in this edition of :
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National Journal Apr 5
Congressional hearings on data privacy have been a pitfall for some tech executives. See how public affairs professionals can turn them into an opportunity in the latest :
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National Journal Feb 8
“Made in China 2025” is a Chinese program intended to grow domestic innovation, expand manufacturing, and build local supply chains. Is it working? Read this to find out:
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National Journal Jan 20
Many eagerly await the deployment of 5G, which they claim will drastically speed up mobile devices and the integration of more internet-enabled devices. The process won’t be easy, though: .
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National Journal Mar 27
Legislators have expressed optimism that Congress could reach a bipartisan compromise on data protection, but will they? Read this for a legislative look ahead:
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