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IN THE NEWS: Federalism (i.e. competition) Works!
June 13, 2013 - By Michael Carnuccio The Liberty Foundation of Oklahoma Libertyfound.org People thrive on competition. We should apply the relevant adjective “competitive” to the abiding concept “federalism” to illuminate the inherent advantage of a truly federal system of government. Like so many of the ideas ensh...More
BILL OF THE WEEK: TASK FORCE BILL OF THE WEEK: H.R. 2218, The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013
June 13, 2013 - The Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 (H.R. 2218), would stop EPA's pending coal ash rulemaking, which has lingered since the agency last took comments in late 2011. EPA in 2010 proposed regulating waste ash sent to landfills and impoundments as a hazardous waste, which prompted indust...More
TASK FORCE BILL OF THE WEEK: H.R. 567, The State Health Flexibility Act
May 22, 2013 - The State Health Flexibility Act (H.R. 567), an RSC Policy Solution led by Rep. Todd Rokita, converts the federal share of the Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) into a block grant to the states. This bill will result in greater accountability and affordability by giving sta...More
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