Author Archives: Jonathan Wren

House Budget Deliberations: Unanswered Questions and Grand Implications

Healthcare fights may be capturing the nation’s attention, but there’s another fight on the horizon that divides the Republican party. The House Budget Committee is continuing to work through a standoff over funding levels and will have their work cut … Continue reading

Average Health Insurance Premiums Doubled Since 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services released a report today that shows premiums have doubled for individual health insurance plans since 2013. The study specifically looked at the increase in cost from 2013, and suggests that the rise in premiums can … Continue reading

Trump Administration Releases Budget Proposal with $3.6 Trillion in Cuts

On Tuesday, President Trump released his 62-page budget proposal. The document, titled “A new Foundation for American Greatness,” projects that debt would be cut to $18.6 trillion over the decade — largely based on assuming 3% economic growth — but also … Continue reading

Is Obamacare Repeal Back from the Dead?

With the potential for a government shutdown looming over Washington, it appears that Congressional Republicans have reinvigorated their efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The recently released  “MacArthur Amendment”  to the American Health Care Act’s (AHCA) is reportedly an attempt to … Continue reading

Special Election Candidates Pledge to Reject the Debt

Georgia’s 6th Congressional district and South Carolina’s 5th contain a myriad of qualified candidates, but so far, two candidates have been willing to put their fiscally conservative promises onto paper. Mrs. Sheri Few will be competing in the May 2nd … Continue reading