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Earl Gregg Swem Library

American Patients First

Categories: Headlines,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/AmericanPatientsFirst.pdf

Subtitled: The Trump Administration Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs.  Calls for lower prescription drug prices through improved competition and negotiation among Part D plan providers, but stops short of using Medicare’s concentrated power to negotiate for lower prices.  From the Department of Health and Human Services

 

Public School Teacher Spending on Classroom Supplies

Categories: Education,Headlines,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018097.pdf

Describes the percentage of public school teachers who spent their own money on classroom supplies without reimbursement and the average amount of money spent by the teachers.  From the National Center for Education Statistics.

(education     headlines     statistics)

Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/16-476

6-3 decision of the Supreme Court that overturned an early 1990s law that prohibited states from setting up gambling operations on sports.  New Jersey challenged the law, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, and the court majority ruled that the law violated states’ rights.  From the Legal Information Institute of Cornell University