Analysis

Many Shades of the Green New Deal

Democratic primary candidates are competing to define the scale and scope of climate action.

How Ending an ACA Subsidy Was Worth its Weight in Silver

Court sides with insurance companies in cost-sharing subsidies class action despite their use of “silver loading.”

The Uncertainty of Regulating 3D Organ Printing

Policymakers around the world are determining how to apply existing regulations to 3D organ printing.

Is Regulation Good for Business?

Former CFPB Director argues that businesses often prefer clear prescriptive rules over general standards.

Resurrecting the Wild Turkey

Regulation, combined with other efforts, has successfully repopulated wild turkeys in the United States.

Relaxing Patient Privacy Laws to Tackle Substance Abuse

To fight opioid misuse, the U.S. government proposes expanding access to medical records on substance use.

The Hefty Price of Methane

New Zealand grapples with balancing agricultural interests when reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Would a National Popular Vote Make Every Vote Count?

Proposed legislation could change state regulations that allocate presidential electoral votes.

Could DHS Rescind DACA Based On Litigation Risk?

Agency predictions of court behavior are not always a tenable justification for rescission.

The Global Trade Order Going Out with a Whimper

The World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement system is in danger of collapse.

The Regulatory Battle Over Safe Injection Sites

As the United States struggles with opioid addiction, litigation rages over medically supervised consumption facilities.

Is Health Care Price Transparency Key to Lowering Costs?

A proposed rule seeks to force hospitals to disclose secret prices negotiated with health insurance companies.