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Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have a new issue to disagree about: the wisdom of a soda tax. A tax on sugary soft drinks, like the one proposed in Philadelphia and endorsed by Mrs. Clinton last week, divides the left. It can be seen as achieving an admirable public health goal of less sugar consumption… Read More »

Healthcare cost variations between regions attributed to price, usage

Healthcare costs can vary greatly from one state to the next, and a new report from the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement attributes this largely to usage and pricing, examining five states in total — Colorado, Utah, Maryland, Oregon and Minnesota — as well as St. Louis, Missouri. One of the few areas that was… Read More »