Archive: Ross Marchand

Ross Marchand is a Catalyst Policy Fellow and the director of policy for the Taxpayers Protection Alliance. He focuses on a range of issues, ranging from health-care reform to internet regulation to Postal Service-related issues. Ross is an alumnus of the Mercatus Center MA Fellowship at George Mason University, where he received his MA in economics in 2016. He has interned for the Texas Public Policy Foundation and the American Legislative Exchange Council, analyzing and blogging on a variety of public policy issues.
FDA Must Allow, Not Thwart, Genetic Testing Revolution
Rather than restricting lifesaving innovations, the FDA should greenlight genetic testing and allow the market to develop.
Ross Marchand | September 26, 2019
We Already Have Government-Run Healthcare in US: Just Ask Native Americans
According to its patients, this much talked about “right” to healthcare amounts to very little in reality.
Ross Marchand | September 19, 2019
Lawmakers, Bureaucrats Need to End War on Video Games
Onerous government regulations of video games would raise prices on millions while harming mental health.
Ross Marchand | September 12, 2019
Why Cats Pay a Lower Price for CAT Scans
Increasing consumer exposure to prices and empowering them to pay medical expenses directly is key to keeping costs under control.
Ross Marchand | September 6, 2019
With the Right Reforms, Gene Therapy Can Cure Millions
Gene therapies carry tremendous potential, but this upside can only be realized via the comprehensive and coordinated reform of federal policies.
Ross Marchand | August 22, 2019
Rising Red Ink Is a Good Sign… Except When Government is Doing the Spending
While consumer debt is rising, surging private red ink is actually a vote of confidence in an increasingly-bright future.
Ross Marchand | August 12, 2019
A “Great Stagnation” for Bureaucrats
Even as President Trump leads a deregulatory drive, many downright-ludicrous bureaucratic actions proceed unchecked.
Ross Marchand | August 6, 2019
Our Healthcare Sector Needs Reform, Not the Guillotine
Instead of reinventing the wheel, policymakers should work to reduce costs and bureaucracy within the current system.
Ross Marchand | July 30, 2019
Regulators Must Recognize New Technologies’ Benefits
Various recognition software has a bright future if government can prevent its abuse and allow free enterprise to take the lead.  
Ross Marchand | July 18, 2019
America’s Garbage ‘Problem’ Concocted by Trashy Data
The United States - and other Western countries - largely keep their trash out of ecology’s way.
Ross Marchand | July 15, 2019