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Don’t Count on Congress to Control Health Costs

July 10, 2009

The Obama administration, faced with a major economic recession and financial crisis along with a collection of international crises, has outsourced health care reform to the Congress. But that carries...

Health Care: Thinking Through A Public Option

June 30, 2009

CED's Senior Vice President and Director of Research Joe Minarik discusses the President's remarks on a public plan:Now, the public plan I think is [an] important tool...

Reality Bites Health-Care Reform

June 24, 2009

Last week, reality hit the health-care reform process in the Congress. The bad news is that it slowed the push toward enactment of legislation. The good news is that, in...

CED Endorses the Healthy Americans Act

June 09, 2009

Washington, D.C. June 9, 2009 - The Committee for Economic Development, for 67 years a leading business group that pursues public policy in the national interest, today publicly endorsed the Healthy Americans...

Is It Good For Shareholders To Have More Rights?

May 28, 2009

On May 20, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed regulatory changes to give shareholders the right to nominate directors to corporate boards -- so-called proxy access. Shareholders have fought for access...

USGov Insurance, Inc.: A Bad Buy

April 24, 2009

The United States desperately needs health-care reform. Costs are too high and rising unsustainably fast, pricing too many Americans out of insurance coverage. The quality of care by and large...