If you traveled over field and river to get to your Thanksgiving feast this year, you know that the nation’s crumbling infrastructure is standing in the way of your date with a pumpkin pie.
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The federal government touted a website as an easy way to comparison shop and buy health insurance plans. Only that promise fell apart due to technical ineptitude.
No, this isn’t about the problems with buying individual health plans on Healthcare.gov. I’m talking about the federal Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplace covering 34 states. So far, no small business has bought a single policy through the website.
West Virginia's Marcellus Shale is an example of how the shale boom can resonate beyond the energy industry. A few weeks ago, a Brazilian company announced that it is developing plans to build an “ethane cracker” and three plastic resin plants. From natural gas liquids, a cracker produces ethylene and other chemicals that are used as feedstocks for resin plants to produce plastics.
What’s missing from Matt Lewis’ list at The Daily Caller of the nine things you need to know about Obamacare going forward is the medical device tax. The 2.3% tax on the sales (not profits) of medical devices is an attack on one of America’s most innovative industries.
Recently, two members of Congress introduced legislation that would gradually eliminate federal funding of transportation projects, arguing that infrastructure projects are best left to states and localities. Janet Kavinoky, U.S. Chamber vice president and executive director of Americans for Transportation Mobility, argues why this is a bad idea.
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