Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, The Sugar Program Is Bad for You

This Valentine’s Day, millions of Americans will buy fewer chocolates and sweets than they would like. The culprit behind buying fewer sugar-loaded sweets may seem to be that they believe their significant other could stand to lose a few. But, the real reason behind small Russell Stover boxes is out-of-control sugar prices, driven by the nonsensical, outdated U.S. sugar program. Thanks to Stalin-esque quotas and price controls, confectioners are leaving America, cutting back jobs, and jacking up prices on sweets. Congress should show sweet-toothed Americans some love this Valentine’s Day and unshackle sugar markets by eliminating the U.S. sugar program.

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Surprise Billing Resources

Millions of Americans have received surprise medical bills in the mail weeks, or even months, after receiving emergency services at in-network facilities. Policymakers correctly sense that they must act to prevent this pressing issue. But, some lawmakers insist on using federal fiat to impose rate-setting on America’s medical providers. 



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