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New PRI Report Exposes True Cost of Governor Schwarzenegger’s Health Care Proposal

Proposal costs 2 ½ times more than planned, 50,000 to 100,000 jobs lost annually Introducing the California “Sick Tax” Calculator San Francisco — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposed $14 billion dollar health care plan would likely cost $36 billion in 2010 – 2.5 times more than budgeted – according to California …

Business & Economics

True Hollywood Scandals: The Courtroom Legacy of Anna Nicole Smith with Horace Cooper.

Anna Nicole Smith’s life was a tabloid’s dream. Even though she passed away almost one year ago, her saga lives on in the media through battles ranging from paternity disputes to prescription drug abuse to disputed legal fees. As the 9th Circuit gets ready to take up her case again, …

Commentary

PRI’s Lance Izumi Named President of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges

San Francisco – On Tuesday, January 15, Pacific Research Institute’s director of Education Studies Lance T. Izumi succeeded Kay Albiani as president of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. The Board sets policy and provides guidance for the 72 districts and 109 colleges within the system. It …

Education

Texas Public Schools: Top in the Class, a Few Rotten Apples, or Mired in Mediocrity?

PRI’s Vicki Murray participated in this policy orientation event sponsored by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Other presenters included Texas Rep. Scott Hochberg, The Honorable Ron Wilson, and Dr. Bruce Shortt. The moderator was Jamie Story. From school finance reform in Texas to No Child Left Behind at the federal …

Commentary

California Sues EPA Regarding Greenhouse Gas Emissions

EPA stresses national solution to national issue (Chicago, Illinois – January 3, 2008) On Wednesday, January 2, California, along with 15 other states, sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging EPA unlawfully rejected California’s request to regulate automotive greenhouse gas emissions more stringently than national standards. Attorney Generals vs the …

Business & Economics

KGO-AM Radio: Josh Treviño’s interview with Ronn Owens – California’s Top 10 Policy Blunders of 2007

KGO-AM Radio Interview: The Ronn Owen’s Show – PRI’s Josh Treviño is interviewed regarding “California’s Top 10 Policy Blunders of 2007.” KGO-AM Radio – Ronn Owens Show, San Francisco, January 2, 2008 PRI’s Josh Treviño is interviewed regarding “California’s Top 10 Policy Blunders of 2007.”

Health Care

Amicus Brief Against ObamaCare

May 12, 2011 — Docs 4 Patient Care, the Benjamin Rush Society, and the Pacific Research Institute issued the following statements after filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit supporting the district court’s decision that ObamaCare is unconstitutional. Hal Sherz, MD, FACS, FAAP, …

California

New PRI Report Exposes True Cost of Governor Schwarzenegger’s Health Care Proposal

Proposal costs 2 ½ times more than planned, 50,000 to 100,000 jobs lost annually Introducing the California “Sick Tax” Calculator San Francisco — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proposed $14 billion dollar health care plan would likely cost $36 billion in 2010 – 2.5 times more than budgeted – according to California …

Business & Economics

True Hollywood Scandals: The Courtroom Legacy of Anna Nicole Smith with Horace Cooper.

Anna Nicole Smith’s life was a tabloid’s dream. Even though she passed away almost one year ago, her saga lives on in the media through battles ranging from paternity disputes to prescription drug abuse to disputed legal fees. As the 9th Circuit gets ready to take up her case again, …

Commentary

PRI’s Lance Izumi Named President of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges

San Francisco – On Tuesday, January 15, Pacific Research Institute’s director of Education Studies Lance T. Izumi succeeded Kay Albiani as president of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. The Board sets policy and provides guidance for the 72 districts and 109 colleges within the system. It …

Education

Texas Public Schools: Top in the Class, a Few Rotten Apples, or Mired in Mediocrity?

PRI’s Vicki Murray participated in this policy orientation event sponsored by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Other presenters included Texas Rep. Scott Hochberg, The Honorable Ron Wilson, and Dr. Bruce Shortt. The moderator was Jamie Story. From school finance reform in Texas to No Child Left Behind at the federal …

Commentary

California Sues EPA Regarding Greenhouse Gas Emissions

EPA stresses national solution to national issue (Chicago, Illinois – January 3, 2008) On Wednesday, January 2, California, along with 15 other states, sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging EPA unlawfully rejected California’s request to regulate automotive greenhouse gas emissions more stringently than national standards. Attorney Generals vs the …

Business & Economics

KGO-AM Radio: Josh Treviño’s interview with Ronn Owens – California’s Top 10 Policy Blunders of 2007

KGO-AM Radio Interview: The Ronn Owen’s Show – PRI’s Josh Treviño is interviewed regarding “California’s Top 10 Policy Blunders of 2007.” KGO-AM Radio – Ronn Owens Show, San Francisco, January 2, 2008 PRI’s Josh Treviño is interviewed regarding “California’s Top 10 Policy Blunders of 2007.”

Health Care

Amicus Brief Against ObamaCare

May 12, 2011 — Docs 4 Patient Care, the Benjamin Rush Society, and the Pacific Research Institute issued the following statements after filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit supporting the district court’s decision that ObamaCare is unconstitutional. Hal Sherz, MD, FACS, FAAP, …

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