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May 2015

Jefferson Journal:  Another Obamacare Problem

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Jefferson Journal: Another Obamacare Problem — By Michael W. Thompson  Once again the federal government is about to harm the competitiveness of small and mid-sized businesses in Virginia.  And once again, it is because of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare as it is known.  A lack of any business expertise has haunted Obamacare from the beginning.  Here's what's happening this time.  Read It Here!

May 2015

Jefferson Debate Series:  Living With Climate Change!

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Jefferson Debate Series: Living With Climate Change! — On May 14, the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy sponsored the first in a televised series of public policy debate on Richmond's "Community Idea Station", WCVE-TV.  The debate featured Dr. Davis Schnare, director of the Jefferson Institute's Center for energy and Environmental Stewardship and director of the Energy & Environmental Law Institute, facing off with Glen Besa, director of the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra club.  If you missed it, you can watch it by clicking here.

And after, please participate in a short four-question survey to help us improve the debate format by clicking here!

And don't forget to watch the next debate, "When Should Non-Profits Have to Disclose Their Donors?" on May 21, at 9:00 pm.

 

May 2015

Jefferson Journal:  Keep Private Money in Road Projects

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Jefferson Journal: Keep Private Money in Road Projects — By Michael Thompson  Congestion relief is badly needed in the Interstate 66 corridor, and it seems clear that a well-designed and executed HOT Lanes project is the way to go.  When it comes to financing that project, though, let's make certain Virginia recognizes that repeating the mistakes of the failed Route 460 Project from Hampton Roads to Richmond is not in the public's best interest.  A true public-private partnership is.  Read It Here!

April 2015

Jefferson Journal:  Medicaid Expansion Not Needed By Hospitals

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Jefferson Journal: Medicaid Expansion Not Needed By Hospitals — By Michael W. Thompson  Although the expansion of Medicaid has been defeated in Virginia, advocates of Obamacare and for expansion of Medicaid under this program vow to keep the issue alive.  One argument:  That hospitals need the expansion to stay alive.  But this new study shows otherwise.  (4/20/2015)  Read It Here!

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