Personal Option in the news
BY CHARLES SAUER | Political expedience over effectiveness is the driving factor in modern public policy, and it isn’t just a problem with one party – no, it is an issue that is fully endemic to politics at large. It’s probably symptomatic of the two-year election cycle, but the 24-hour news cycle doesn’t help either. Recent examples of this problem were exhibited in both of President Biden’s two main public policy “victories” over August: the Inflation Reduction Act and the student-loan giveaway.
BY JESSE RAMOS | Every Montanan wants a health care system that works for him or her. To achieve that goal, we need to believe in the people of Montana’s ability to make decisions about their health care without the government sticking its nose where it doesn’t belong. We need to trust medical experts, not politicians when it comes to making decisions about care. And we need to believe in the ability of market competition to provide solutions that work for everyone.
BY JOHN C. GOODMAN AND DEAN CLANCY, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS | Health care consistently ranks near the top of American voters’ list of concerns and is likely to remain there. In fact, in Americans for Prosperity’s latest health care poll, conducted on June 22by Public Opinion Strategies, health care is in the top three, right behind inflation and jobs.
BY NANCY TAYLOR – A grassroots proposal to improve America’s healthcare system came to Marietta on Tuesday, coordinated by the Ohio chapter of Americans for Prosperity and supported by U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio. About a dozen people involved in Marietta’s community and business affairs attended a panel presentation and a question and answer session on the topic, billed as a “Policy Roundtable on Healthcare with Congressman Bill Johnson.”
BY BETHANY BLANKLEY – (The Center Square) – The state of Florida is suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over claims its review of the state’s Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program has taken more than 630 days.
Aug. 22—LIMA — Congressman Jim Jordan joined a policy roundtable on healthcare with the Americans for Prosperity organization to discuss the Personal Options Legislative Agenda. The roundtable hosted physicians Dr. JJ Sreenan and Dr. Bernard Bubanic, along with Jordan, R-Urbana, and Senior Policy Fellow Dean Clancy.