Author Archives: CRS Staff

Nebraska Loses Another Health Insurance Provider

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services released a report that shows premiums have doubled for individual health insurance plans since 2013. The HHS National Spokesperson stated that Americans were paying a whopping $3,000 more per year on health … Continue reading

Is the Pentagon overpaying for fuel?

The debate over Pentagon spending is hardly new, but it has picked up again after President Trump requested an additional $52 billion in funding for the Pentagon. Fiscal hawks are skeptical about large budget increases after reports this January that … Continue reading

The High Cost of Outdated Crime Policy

On Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he had sent a memo to all federal prosecutors on changing the directives of charging and sentencing policy. Sessions instructed his employees to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense” … Continue reading

CRS signs AFFIRM Act Coalition Letter

Today, the Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to join a nonpartisan group of organizations urging Congress to reform one of the most wasteful aspects of the Farm Bill program: Crop insurance. Introduced by Representatives Ron Kind (D-WI) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) in … Continue reading

Jonathan Bydlak in Roll Call: Stifling Competition Reduces Access to Affordable Prescriptions

There’s been a lot of uncertainty about the future of American healthcare policy, but one thing is for sure: Too many Americans still deal with unaffordable options based on outdated regulations and a system desperately in need of reform. Writing in Roll Call today, CRS founder … Continue reading