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May 19, 2017

What Still Matters: Healthcare

This week we will be introducing a new bi-weekly post on What Still Matters by Kristin Jackson .  Kristin serves as policy editor for The Policy Circle.   What Still Matters Two weeks and three days after the May 4th partisan vote (217-212) to repeal and replace the current healthcare system with the AHCA in the House […]

May 6, 2017

New Policy Circle Brief: Regulation – “The Fourth Branch of Government”

Regulatory Agency:   A regulatory agency is a public authority or government agency responsible for exercising autonomous authority over some area of human activity in a regulatory or supervisory capacity.  Wikipedia The more agencies, the more regulations. These agencies have been termed the “fourth branch of government” and it’s easy to see why when you consider that: The number of pages in the […]

May 6, 2017

Tax Reform: Helping Small Business Owners

The first week of May is National Small Business Week.  Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy.  As this Forbes op-ed on the Small Business Administration  points out, “Half of the people who work in America either own or work for a small business.  And small businesses have created 60% of all net new jobs since 1995.  Four million Main Street […]

Apr 21, 2017

Meet Circle Leaders Petra and Ellen

Tell us a little about yourself, how you met and why you started a circle together.   Petra:  I am native Midwesterner turned New Yorker who got “lured” to a Policy Circle meeting by a friend, given my interest in politics and policy and my desire to be conversant and convincing.  Ellen and I didn’t […]