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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Entitlements
April 26, 2017
New Mississippi Law Tackles Welfare Fraud
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) approved a bill requiring government agencies to verify whether recipients of food stamps and other entitlement programs, such as Medicaid, are eligible to receive those benefits.
Government Spending
April 25, 2017
Trump Signals Support for Welfare Reform
Congress sent President Donald Trump a resolution blocking a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that prevents state governments from testing individuals for evidence of illegal drug use when applying for entitlements.
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Health Care
April 23, 2017
Study: Medicaid Block Grants Would Save $150 billion by 2022
Various Republican proposals would cap Medicaid spending.
Health Care
April 10, 2017
Analysis: Real Health Care Reforms Pass the ‘Calendar Test’
Robert Graboyes argues state and national health care reform efforts fall short of true reform when they fail to pass this litmus test.
Health Care
April 5, 2017
Health Care Negotiations Heat Up After GOP Leadership Setback
Congress and President Donald Trump continue to negotiate proposals to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Entitlements
April 26, 2017
By Kimberly Morin
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) approved a bill requiring government agencies to verify whether recipients of food stamps and other entitlement programs, such as Medicaid, are eligible to receive those benefits.
April 25, 2017
By Ben Johnson
Congress sent President Donald Trump a resolution blocking a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that prevents state governments from testing individuals for evidence of illegal drug use when applying for entitlements.
April 23, 2017
By Ben Johnson
Various Republican proposals would cap Medicaid spending.
April 10, 2017
By Robert Graboyes
Robert Graboyes argues state and national health care reform efforts fall short of true reform when they fail to pass this litmus test.
April 5, 2017
By Michael Hamilton
Congress and President Donald Trump continue to negotiate proposals to repeal and replace Obamacare.
April 5, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The Kansas House upheld Gov. Brownback's veto of Medicaid expansion 81-44 on April 3.
April 5, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The bill represents ideological differences from the American Health Care Act and Affordable Care Act.
March 14, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The federal government spends more on health care than any other entity or group, in part due to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.
March 6, 2017
By Arianna Wilkerson
The planning convention in Nashville, Tennessee would pave the way for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution.
February 24, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Hal Scherz
State lawmakers should not wait on Washington to reform health care, Heartland policy advisor Hal Scherz says.