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Thought leaders on the left believe we can save federal government dollars by making employers pay more to their employees. Ralph Nader’s recent blog on the Huffington Post cites a Center for American Progress study that welfare rolls would drop by 6 percent if a minimum...

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) insisted Tuesday that the individual health insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have a strong future, despite a warning from one of the nation's biggest insurers that it may drop out of the markets due...

Obamacare health insurance co-ops surged past the $1 billion mark in losses this week, making history of sorts. The insolvencies, totaling $1.36 billion, mean that the co-ops have burned through more than half of the original $2 billion appropriated in 2010 for the program under the...

Forbes Magazine ranked Indiana eighth in its annual Best States for Business list, and ranked the state's regulatory environment as second best in the country. The Pacific Research Institute also placed Indiana No. 1 in the nation for its small-business regulatory climate. "Today, more Hoosiers are...

As we look forward to a busy summer, PRI remains committed to its mission of championing freedom, opportunity, and personal responsibility for all individuals by advancing market-based policy solutions. I can’t help but be proud of the impact we have made on the public policy...

Florida is no Texas when it comes to the amount of regulations its small businesses face. But at least it’s not New Jersey. The Sunshine State placed sixth in the Pacific Research Institute’s 50-State Index of Small Business Regulation, released in July. The San Francisco-based nonprofit,...