Looking back on the past year, it can be easy to just see a blur. From Foxconn to John Doe, from Russia to Weinstein, the 24/7 news cycle was running at full tilt all year. Despite that – or maybe because of it – it can be easy to lose sight of even the biggest stories. That’s where your friends at the MacIver Institute come in. In our final annual wrap-up of 2017, we revisit some of the biggest stories in the state and nation. Some were in the headlines for a few months (like Foxconn), some were in...Read More
Some in the media are pointing the finger at potential “confusion” among customers as the reason former President Obama’s signature law continues to crater.Read More
Anthem, Aetna, UnitedHealth, and Humana – four of the five largest health insurers in the country – all stopped serving Wisconsin through the Obamacare exchanges in the past two years.Read More
The size of the price spike could indicate Wisconsin’s individual insurance market is in the “death spiral” that has gripped Obamacare markets across the nation.Read More
The study also found that the CPP would have cost Wisconsin 21,000 jobs and increased the average household electric bill by $225 per year and the average commercial business electric bill by $1,530 per year. The average Wisconsin factory would be hit with an extra $105,094 per year in higher energy costs if the CPP were implemented.Read More
Back-to-school shopping in Wisconsin is once again more expensive than in neighboring states thanks to the state’s minimum markup law which outlaws sale prices that are too low.Read More
To summarize LFB’s warning: the more people on BadgerCare, the fewer providers will accept it because reimbursement rates from the government are so low.Read More
For Immediate Release July 10, 2017 MacIver PSA: Amazon Prime Shoppers Urged to Call Price Police If They See A Really Good Deal [Madison, Wis…] In a public service announcement released today, the MacIver Institute is warning online bargain hunters in Wisconsin to take extra caution when shopping Amazon on Monday and Tuesday. The state’s antiquated minimum markup law, which mandates higher prices for consumers and outlaws the sale of retail goods below cost, is in direct conflict with Amazon’s Prime Day. The minimum markup law makes it illegal for Amazon to give Wisconsinites low prices and sell deeply...Read More
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