Do-Not-Legislate

Legislation winding its way through Congress is poised to introduce a Do-Not-Track list.  This would allow people to put themselves on a list that would turn off any tracking component used in behavioral marketing.  Letting consumers choose whether they’d like their Internet behavior to be tracked is a great and valuable tool—which is why the […]

Florida Gov Veto Puts Homeowners at Risk

The Florida Governor has once again vetoed legislation that would have helped protect homeowners in the state.  The veto preserves the current regulatory policy of underfunding insurers (including the state’s own insurer-of-last-resort) from having sufficient capital reserves to pay for homeowners for their losses.  The legislation would have permitted insurance companies to collect modestly higher premiums in order to guarantee […]

Heath Care: 90% Of Consumers Want To Make Their Own Decisions About Healthcare, According To An American Consumer Institute Survey

Consumers oppose the current Healthcare legislation by a two-to-one margin.  In a nationwide survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research (ACI), 48% of Americans oppose the bill, while 24% support it.    The survey results also find that 90% of consumers believe that they should make their own decisions about healthcare […]