Bipartisan Group of U.S. Senators Working to Repeal Section 526

Last week a bipartisan group of senators – Sens. John Barasso (R-Wyo.), Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Heidi Heitkamp (D.-N.D.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) – introduced S. 1026, seeking to strike Section 526 from the EISA. In 2009, ALEC adopted a resolution calling for a repeal of this section. … »

Medical Innovation in Focus for Congress

The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday, April 23, held a subcommittee hearing on the impact of the medical device tax on jobs, innovation and patients. Since January 2013, manufacturers and importers of medical devices have faced a 2.3 percent excise tax to offset costs of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  … »

Guest Post: National Financial Literacy Month a Time to Focus on Financial Wellbeing

By: Gigi Hyland, Executive Director, National Credit Union Foundation These days, every month bears its own theme or flavor. You know many of them –July is National Ice Cream Month, September is National Honey Month and October is National Apple Month. Alas, there is no National Chocolate Month (one of … »

Preemption Laws Provide Backstop for Localized Progressive Politics

Local governments play an important role within states, but not to the detriment of the taxpayers. Unfortunately, local governments have become victims of far left organizations manipulating the public and local officials to create policies that hurt economic development and individual freedom. In recent years, as state-level elections empower lawmakers … »