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Institute President Jonathan Bydlak quoted in Heartland’s June “Healthcare News”

June 5th, 2019 by

Institute founder & president Jonathan Bydlak was quoted in the June edition of the Heartland Institute’s Healthcare News. Released on Wednesday, the piece takes a deep dive into the issue of Health Savings Accounts, or HSA’s. In a time of rising healthcare costs and calls to pour more federal money toward the problem, Bydlak notes […]

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Wednesday hearing will address overcharging for spare parts

May 14th, 2019 by

In a hearing Wednesday, the House Committee on Oversight & Reform will hold a hearing on an issue budget watchdogs have previously noted — that a contracting conglomerate may be overcharging for spare parts for military aircraft. More details on the hearing can be found here.

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House leaders struggle to get support for Pentagon spending bill

May 14th, 2019 by

Facing an uncertain future of negotiations on the rest of the federal budget, House Democratic leaders are struggling to gather support for their $733 billion plan for Pentagon spending. Bloomberg Government reports that House Democratic leaders see this level of Pentagon spending as a necessary part of getting Republicans on board with the level of […]

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