The Idea Lab

April 11, 2013 | Press Release

For far too long, our nation’s seniors and people with disabilities have seen their health care program used as a piggy bank to fund the creation of new programs for others.  Rather than ensuring Medicare remains solvent and successful for today’s more than 50 million beneficiaries and for future gener

April 10, 2013 | ICYMI

This afternoon, the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), will kick off its markup of legislation making it the policy of the United States to promote a global Internet free from government control.

April 5, 2013 | Press Release

When it comes to health care there are many challenges and chief among them is cost. In 2009, Congress and the nation engaged in a broad debate about the direction of federal health care reform. On our side of the aisle, we warned that not enough attention was being paid to affordability and too much focus went into expanding federal control. We all know how the story unfolded from there.

March 28, 2013 | Issue Post

When it comes to America’s energy outlook, the paradigm has shifted. We are in the midst of an energy revolution brought about by the development of new technologies and innovations that allow us to harness our vast resource base in ways that were unthinkable even a few short years ago.