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    Trump Administration Expands Health Savings Accounts

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on a huge potential change in health care. According to Roberts: President Trump signed the Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First in late June of this year.  It allows a patient to use…
    Brenee Goforth, September 4, 2019
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    Which Generation Will Deal With the Federal Spending Mess?

    If you have kids or grandkids, a federal fiscal mess awaits them, according to Pew researchers. Will they kick the can down the road as well? Not very many people seem to care about paring back federal spending. When Americans are asked to make up the budget for the…
    Donna Martinez, April 22, 2019
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    Rasmussen: Voters See Border Wall As Effective But No Emergency

    President Trump has talked of declaring a national emergency in order to proceed with building the wall at the Southern border that he believes is necessary to curb illegal immigration. What do likely voters think of that idea? The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that…
    Donna Martinez, January 14, 2019
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    “The Trade War to End All Trade Wars”

    That’s a passage from a thought-provoking article at the Hill by economist John Cochrane: One hundred and four years ago this August, the war to end all wars broke out. It was a war that nobody wanted. The world stumbled in to it almost by accident…
    Jon Guze, August 2, 2018
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    Do Voters Think “Fire and Fury” is Fact or Fiction?

    From Rasmussen Reports: Voters are split on whether the new book about President Donald Trump, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” is an attack piece or truth. But most don’t plan to read it anyway. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 36% of Likely U.S.
    Donna Martinez, January 15, 2018
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    What’s Next For Obamacare Reform?

    JLF’s Mitch Kokai analyzes federal health care reform developments on “Front Row.” Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, July 24, 2017
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai Assesses President Trump’s First Overseas Trip

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses President Trump’s first official visit to foreign countries. Kokai offered these comments during the May 26, 2017, edition of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.” Watch here.  …
    Donna Martinez, May 30, 2017
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    How Does Brexit Impact North Carolina?

    The architect of the successful ‘Vote Leave’ campaign stopped by JLF recently to talk about the impact of Brexit on the United States, on North Carolina, and what we can learn from the message voters sent to the European Union. Matthew Elliott is now senior fellow at the Legatum Institute…
    Donna Martinez, May 22, 2017