New FDA Commissioner Has The Chance To Help Smokers

Over 480,000 people annually lose their lives due to cigarettes, while 34 million Americans smoke every year. As the new commission at the FDA, it is his responsibility to ensure the public has access to products that reduce harm and promote health. E-cigarettes are an essential product that have already saved lives and continue to help […]

Insurance Commissioner Choses the Wrong Beneficiary

From the dusty file rooms of Utah insurance brokerages we hear indignant squeals of discomfort. A new competitor called Zenefits rode into town offering customers a much better deal than has been seen in decades. In response, the Utah brokers tied on their guns and did what they have been taught – hunkered down behind […]

Texas Insurance Commissioner Votes for Public Option: Consumers Pay More and Get Nothing in Return

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Texas Insurance Commissioner Votes for Public Option: Consumers Pay More and Get Nothing in Return Washington DC, October 19, 2009 –– The following is a statement by Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Institute: The American Consumer Institute is very disappointed by Commissioner Geeslin’s decision to disapprove the rate filing recommended by […]