Colorado law caps cost of insulin at $100 a month

DENVER — People with diabetes in Colorado won’t have to pay more than $100 a month for insulin under a new law. Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation Wednesday that caps insurance co-payments on insulin no matter the type of insulin. KCNC-TV reported that the Democrat declared that the days of insulin price gauging are over in Colorado at a ceremony […]

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US Tax Authority Prioritizes Issuing Guidance on Cryptocurrencies

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has prioritized issuing tax guidance on cryptocurrencies, according to a May 16 letter. The letter from the IRS comes in response to a request from 21 representatives in Congress, including Rep. Tom Emmer, to provide clarity on reporting taxes on cryptocurrency holdings. In the letter to the tax authority, the representatives then claimed […]

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Free Markets and the Future of Blockchain

J. Christopher Giancarlo is Chairman at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the agency of the US government that regulates futures and options markets. This will be the last time I speak to you from the CFTC. Nevertheless, before I go, I wanted to share some thoughts, which I have been saving. My five years at the Commission have been an […]

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Brazil Flagship Reform Backed in First Vote After Tense Debate

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s pension reform cleared its first legislative hurdle in a much-delayed congressional committee vote, renewing hopes that the former Army captain can put the economy back on track. After a sometimes tense debate that lasted more than eight hours, the Lower House Constitution and Justice Committee voted 48 against 18 that the bill is constitutional and can […]

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Uber Wants to Get the Law on Its Side

“We’re here to help you understand the data that Uber holds,” said Nick Pailthorpe, a former investigator for the U.K.’s Metropolitan Police who now works for the ride-sharing company. On a cold January morning he was addressing detectives at Dutch national police headquarters in Utrecht. He was invited to speak by one of their colleagues, who got help from Uber […]

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