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View the PDF version. Overview Between now and June 2020, all fifty states and territories will be holding primary elections and caucuses in order to select Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. The elections and caucuses will choose delegates that will…

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View the PDF version. Overview Telehealth refers to the use of technology to provide a wide range of clinical health services, patient and professional health education, public health and more. It is the larger “umbrella” that telemedicine falls under, which…

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View the PDF version. Overview Another important theme in the 116th Congress is the future of technology and the United States involvement in technological advancements. In order to help our readers navigate the U.S. technological landscape, we are re-circulating the…

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View the PDF version. Overview In order to help our readers navigate an ever-changing healthcare landscape, we are re-circulating our health glossary. While by no means exhaustive, this Basic provides an overview of common terms and phrases used in health…

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View the PDF version. Overview Private equity (PE) firms invest money and entrepreneurial expertise into companies poised for growth or underperforming or undervalued businesses that have potential for long-term growth. The PE industry has a large impact on the U.S….

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View the PDF version Overview Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, Congress has delayed, reinstated, and in some cases attempted to repeal altogether three main taxes written into the law: the health insurance tax (HIT),…

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View the PDF version. Overview In much of the recent coverage of the country’s fiscal situation, the terms “deficits” and “national debt” are used interchangeably by policymakers and the media, even though they mean very different things. What’s the Deficit?…

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View the PDF Version Overview The cannabis industry is rapidly growing across the United States. As of June 25, 2019, 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis medically, and 11 states have legalized it recreationally. In 2017,…

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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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