Commentary

It was not long ago that the economy’s rising tide was supporting state budgets across the country. As the Pew Charitable Trusts noted, widespread economic prosperity was supporting tax revenue growth and creating budget surpluses. When times are good, saving money is not always a priority in state...

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, New Jersey has begun issuing temporary emergency licenses to doctors licensed in other countries. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy called the new policy "entirely fitting" for the state, which has the second-most cases of COVID-19 and the second-most deaths after...

Seven in ten registered voters say they support "Medicare for all," according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll. Progressives believe the COVID-19 pandemic will only send those numbers higher. But public opinion changes once voters learn about the cost, both human and financial, of socialized medicine. A poll...

Forcing a restructuring of the current pharmaceutical supply chain is a terrible idea. Yet, as a recent Wall Street Journal editorial exemplifies, there is growing support for this ill-considered policy. And, these proposals are not simply mere academic musings. The Trump Administration may implement an Executive Order that...

With huddled masses of Californians yearning to be free, Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced the launch of a task force to oversee the reopening of the economy by fostering business and job recovery. Yet it more closely resembles a central committee charged with installing some...

After a contentious primary, Joe Biden is the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Earlier this month, Sen. Bernie Sanders has finally endorsed Biden, and the rest of the party is falling in line. Biden largely succeeded by positioning himself as a middle-of-the-road alternative to Sen. Sanders and his brand of...