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Michael McGrady writes from Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Michael McGrady writes from Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Recent Articles and Publications

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February 6, 2018
By Michael McGrady
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new benchmarks for states seeking permission for Medicaid work requirements.
January 10, 2018
By Michael McGrady
Illinois’ First District Appellate Court rejected a legal challenge to the city’s food-truck ordinance.
December 1, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Military families aren’t getting what they want out of the current education system, a new study reports.
November 16, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Teachers in traditional public schools are nearly three times as likely as those at charter schools to be chronically absent, a new study reports.
August 22, 2016
By Michael McGrady
A recent report published by the Institute for Energy Research (IER) concludes most existing electric power plants produce electricity with significantly lower costs than new-generation resources, such as wind and solar energy.

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