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West Virginia Governor Moo-ves on Lawmaker’s Raw Milk Bill

Dustin Siggins,  West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) signed a bill legalizing the consumption of raw milk, opening up a way for consumers to avoid the state’s economic restrictions on sales between farmers and foodies. Lawmakers passed Senate Bill 387 in February, and Tomblin signed it into law in March. State agriculture laws still

Tennessee Lawmakers Offer Direct Primary Care as Alternative to Medicaid Expansion

Dustin Siggins,  A year after rejecting Gov. Bill Haslam’s (R) plan to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Tennessee lawmakers are adopting free-market reforms to increase patient access to affordable health care, lower costs, and improve quality. The Health Care Empowerment Act would protect the rights of patients and physicians to enter into

Federal government’s fiscal deterioration almost 5 times official deficit

Dustin Siggins  In Fiscal Year 2013, the official federal deficit was $680 billion. Liberals have cheered this drop while subsequently ignoring how this deficit is both larger than all of Bush’s pre-recession deficits and is expected to grow dramatically over the next several decades. However, the Treasury Department’s annual report on the finances of the