Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, announced he will pursue an active agenda to reform “the dysfunctional, rotting mess of a carcass that we call the tax code.”
America’s proud scientific legacy in the biomedical sciences is in danger.
Citizen service is in the American DNA, but the idea has never fulfilled its promise.
Our prosperity depends on highway infrastructure, infrastructure depends on funding, and adequate funding often depends on tolling.
The owners of television stations have been given valuable licenses to use the public airways for free, and that means they have an obligation to serve the public.
A new proposal from the Food and Drug Administration would undermine generic availability, and put both patient safety and healthcare savings at risk.
The U.S. military considers climate change a threat to national security.
Despite a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report that estimated a half-million jobs would be lost if the minimum wage was increased by 40 percent, President Obama is still out stumping for the policy
“First, do no harm,” is a core tenant of the Hippocratic Oath taken by medical students who enter the healing profession.
Unfortunately, proposals being considered in Congress would violate that essential ethical principle.
In less than a decade, as a result of shale gas development, the U.S. has gone from importing propane to producing more propane than we consume.