Commentary

California was once known for being tough on criminals. We’re not talking about frontier days, but much more recently. It was only five years ago when the Washington Post’s Max Ehrenfreund wrote that “California’s criminal justice system has long been among the most punitive.” At one time, Newsweek...

The Trump administration is planning to propose one of the biggest changes to Medicare in decades. The draft rule aims to reduce government spending by linking Medicare drug reimbursement rates to the rates in more than a dozen other Western countries that use price controls to hold...

Late last month, Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., released bipartisan health reform legislation. The package isn't perfect. But it does include some positive elements—including measures to improve price transparency, ban anti-competitive practices, and boost vaccination rates. Consider how the draft legislation would tackle the excesses...