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Research & Commentary: Prescription Drug Price Controls

April 27, 2016

The pharmaceutical industry spends billions of dollars each year on the research and development of new products.

Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Needs Pension Reform

April 25, 2016

Pennsylvania faces a serious and growing problem with its public pension systems.

Research & Commentary: Are Maintenance of Certification Programs a Money Grab?

April 22, 2016

Certification and licensing can have a significant effect on the growth of any market, especially in the health care industry, where doctors face myriad licensing, certification, and education requ

Research & Commentary: Return of the ‘Unfair’ Tax

April 22, 2016

The Illinois General Assembly is once again considering moving the state away from a flat tax system to a progressive tax system.

Research & Commentary: Exelon Renews LCPS Efforts

April 18, 2016

Since 2014, the Exelon Corporation – which owns ComEd, the largest provider of electricity in Illinois – has been lobbying state legislators to create a

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  • Research & Commentary: Direct Primary Care is Not Concierge Medicine

    April 18, 2016

    Current primary care doctors face myriad regulations and a reimbursement system that is both slow and costly, creating overhead that can eat up to 60 percent of a typical primary care practice’s re

    Research & Commentary: FDA Deeming Regulations Could Destroy Vaping Industry

    April 15, 2016

    Electronic cigarettes, commonly called e-cigarettes, have quickly become one of the most popular tobacco replacement products, with the total market value of the industry expected to hit $50 billio

    Research & Commentary: Illinois School Funding Plan

    April 11, 2016

    Members of the Illinois Senate introduced an amendment to a

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