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The facts on community eligibility

Schools are just back in session and offering healthy meals to children around the country. But short-sighted policymakers and others are misrepresenting and attacking the Community Eligibility Provision, a widely- adopted and popular provision...

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The drones are coming

The global market for commercial applications of drone technology is currently estimated at about $2 billion and will grow to as much as $127 billion by 2020, according PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. As...

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Reducing access barriers to low-cost, life saving medications

On its website, Mylan pharmaceutical company earnestly offers customers this assurance: “Doing what’s right is sacred to us. We behave responsibly, even when nobody’s looking.”

Well, when no one was looking over the last nine years, Mylan...

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JASTA — Congress should override this veto

After a decade of struggle, the Congress passed by unanimous vote in both chambers the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) which the president has vetoed. As soon as this week the Congress will determine whether to override. ...

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The jobs we need, courtesy of the global economy

At a time when there is renewed public interest in whether or how much the United States should engage with the global economy, it’s worth noting an element outside of the current dialogue on the trade of goods across borders....

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Implement the Clean Power Plan

Sometimes big problems require big solutions.  One of the biggest problems this country has long faced is air pollution, which has had a devastating effect on the health of people and our planet....

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Terror’s exclusive club

A well-intended effort to help victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks threatens to dilute the power of one of our most effective national security tools in the fight against global terrorism—the...

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