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View the PDF version Overview Medicaid provides quality healthcare to over 75 million people in the United States, covering one in five low-income Americans. While the federal government requires states to cover certain populations and services, states have flexibility in…

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View the PDF version. Overview The uncertainties and complexities of a looming Brexit bring potential complications for Ireland as a result of the close proximity and friendly trade relations with the United Kingdom. Despite the negative impacts of England leaving…

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View the PDF version. US Foreign Direct Investment Ireland is an attractive destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), particularly from the United States. According to Industrial Development Authority (IDA), currently there are over 160,000 people directly employed in over 760…

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View the PDF version. Introduction Conflict in Northern Ireland has resulted from differing political and religious beliefs for generations. The partition of Ireland in May of 1921 left Northern Ireland part of the United Kingdom. As a result, the country…

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View the PDF version Overview Agricultural genomics uses technology to study and classify the genes of plants in order to develop new, specific varieties of crops. These new crops can help address various food problems around the world and can…

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View the PDF version. Overview In the United States, women earn less than men in nearly every single occupation regardless of one’s qualification. This gap can be explained by many measurable factors such as educational attainment, occupational segregation, and work…

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View the PDF version. Overview Medicare provides critical health care to about 60 million Americans today, including seniors and people with disabilities. Established in 1965 under the Social Security Act, it was set up to provide health insurance to individuals…

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View the PDF version. Overview Franchises make up a large part of the American economy. Parties involved in a franchising agreement include the franchisor, someone that establishes the brand’s trademark or trade name and a business system; and the franchisee,…

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View the PDF version Overview Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is a process that captures carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from sources such as coal-fired power plants and either reuses or stores it so it will not enter the atmosphere….

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View the PDF version. Overview The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent data on prescription drug use in the United States estimates that nearly fifty percent of Americans use at least one prescription drug. From the very first…

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View the PDF version Overview Each year, one question drives the bulk of Congress’s work: how to spend taxpayer dollars. The failure of Congress and the administration to agree on this task is what led to a government shutdown in…

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View the PDF version. Overview During the first two years of President Donald Trump’s administration, there have been major changes to United States tariffs and the federal tax structure. In 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act…

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