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2013-05-22 12:31:21

Study administered by Milliman, Inc. examines Affordable Care Act's impact on insurance premiums WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Center Forward announced it would hold an event Thursday, May 30(th), at the National Press Club to release a study on the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) impact on insurance premiums. Participating in the event will be Doug Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum, former North Dakota Democratic Congressman Earl Pomeroy...

2013-04-30 12:30:47

New Study Quantifies Potential Impact of Auction Restrictions on Revenues, a National Public Safety Network, Wireless Prices, Adoption, and Employment WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business released a new study today on the potential impact of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) spectrum incentive auction rules if the Commission bans or limits participation of...

2012-10-22 15:25:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care (AQNHC) today praised a new Politico op-ed <https://www.politicopro.com/story/healthcare/?id=15171> by Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Kenneth Thorpe correctly noting that not only will sequestration "effectively wipe out" a recent 1.8% payment update to U.S. nursing homes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), but that it is also "disingenuous to suggest that provider payment cuts of this...

2012-07-25 06:26:03

Speakers include Governor Rick Perry and Congressman Quico Canseco SAN ANTONIO, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN), a center-right advocacy action group, will host the "Small Business Invitational: Examining ObamaCare's Impact on the Health of Your Business," on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio. Please RSVP here. The event includes a keynote address by Governor Rick Perry, a roundtable with Congressman...

2012-01-12 14:32:00

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to join gathering of Hispanics WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Leadership Network (HLN), a center-right advocacy action group, today announced the agenda for its "Inspiring Action" conference to be held on Thursday, January 26th, and Friday, January 27th, at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa Hotel in Miami, Florida. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez will serve as...

2011-10-14 16:57:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, October 17th at 9:30 a.m., the American Action Forum will release a new analysis showing that forcing Medicaid-style price controls on the Medicare prescription drug program would hurt patients, industry and workers. The analysis, "Employment Impact of Proposed Mandatory Part D Drug Rebates," concludes that the plan to add these rebates would destroy 238,000 jobs across the industry. The report is co-authored by Douglas...

2011-01-20 12:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Martin Wachs, members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Transportation Policy Project, will release a new research paper on transportation investment, job creation and economic growth tomorrow, January 21, 2011, at a press conference in Washington, D.C. The paper, Strengthening Connections Between Transportation Investments and Economic Growth, examines how well-targeted transportation investments...

2009-08-11 08:20:35

The federal budget deficit is likely to increase as the recession in the United States continues to shrink the federal tax base, economists said. This is going to be a very depressing outlook, former Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Holtz-Eakin told USA Today Tuesday. With stimulus spending scheduled to increase and unemployment at 9.4 percent, the federal deficit is expected to jump to $1.7 trillion or $1.8 trillion this year, four times the federal deficit of 2008, the newspaper...

2008-10-17 08:45:00

By Sandra Block In his acceptance speech at the 1984 Democratic convention, Walter Mondale promised to reduce the budget deficit by raising taxes. He later went on to lose every state but his home state of Minnesota and Washington, D.C. It's not surprising, then, that despite a ballooning budget deficit and a recently enacted $700 billion financial bailout, John McCain and Barack Obama have pledged to lower taxes for millions of Americans. McCain wants to extend the Bush...

2008-10-15 08:00:00

By David Jackson WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential nominee John McCain pitched new tax breaks and other incentives Tuesday to help investors and senior citizens. Democratic rival Barack Obama said he is still reviewing all of McCain's plans, but he believes some of them do not go far enough. McCain, adding to previously announced economic plans, proposed to cut the capital gains tax in half, suspend rules that force seniors to sell stocks from 401(k)s or Individual Retirement Accounts...