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Brandi Wielgopolski

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Brandi Wielgopolski writes from Columbus, Ohio.

Brandi Wielgopolski writes from Columbus, Ohio.

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April 23, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
Americans spent more on health care in 2016 than individuals in 10 other countries and received lower-quality care, the Journal of the American Medical Association reports.
March 8, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
The Federal National Mortgage Association, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) commonly referred to as Fannie Mae, is asking the U.S. Treasury Department for $3.7 billion in taxpayer money to offset the effect of accounting changes.
February 5, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
Pennsylvania state Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-South Fayette) introduced a bill to reduce the state’s personal income tax by 0.25 percentage points, from 3.07 percent to 2.82 percent.
February 5, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
Ahead of a U.S. House Committee on Rules hearing on whether to retain the ban on earmarks, President Donald Trump suggested Congress might increase bipartisan comity by “thinking about going back to a form of earmarks.”

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