IdeaLog

Reimpose a federal ban on assault weapons

Posted on October 11, 2017

The mass murderer in Las Vegas (58 killed, nearly 500 hurt) reportedly had 23 guns in that hotel room. At least 12 were assault weapons equipped with “bump-fire” stocks which allowed those weapons to...

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Lies the Media Told You

Posted on September 28, 2017

We’ve just survived the umpteenth attempt by conservatives to take health coverage away from tens of millions of Americans while both increasing costs and decreasing the quality of coverage for the rest of us....

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Never Say Tax Reform

Posted on September 13, 2017

We are about to embark on a nationwide debate over taxes. Newspapers want to call this a debate over “tax reform.” It is not. Progressives should never say “tax reform” and never accept this...

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PLI Bulletin

Multiburst Triggers, Tax Giveaways, Nevada Blueprint and More

Posted on October 11, 2017

Prohibition on Multiburst Trigger Activators Act: The mass murderer in Las Vegas attached “bump fire” stocks to semiautomatic assault weapons so they would simulate machine gun fire, shooting hundreds of rounds per minute. The...

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No Gag Rule, Media Lies, Debating Public Policy and More

Posted on September 27, 2017

No Gag Rule on Pharmacists Act: Incredibly, some health insurance companies and pharmacy benefits managers restrict pharmacists from telling customers how they can save money on certain prescriptions. Five states (CT, GA, LA, ME...

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Emergency Price Gouging, Helping DACA Dreamers, Drug Price Law and More

Posted on September 13, 2017

Protection from Price Gouging During Emergencies Act: It is all-too-common that sellers try to make windfall profits during emergencies, like hurricanes, earthquakes and floods. Most states do not have an effective law to protect...

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In the News

PLI cited on prescription drug legislation

Posted on September 30, 2017

Maryland law that punishes generic price gouging can proceed By ED SILVERMAN @Pharmalot In a blow to the pharmaceutical industry, a federal court judge allowed a new Maryland law to go into effect on...

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PLI’s work featured in Glamour Magazine

Posted on July 27, 2017

Abortion Rights Are Under Attack, but Some States Are Fighting Back By Lily Herman It’s no secret that President Donald Trump, his administration, and Republican lawmakers are trying to dismantle women’s reproductive rights in 2017....

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PLI work praised on the Katie Speak Show

Posted on July 24, 2017

Fighting Back At The Texas Legislature: A Conversation With Katie Klabusich by Kit O’Connell [This is a description of part of the show. The entire podcast version is here.] Then, the show’s host, Katie Klabusich, and...

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