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December 15, 2016
By Ben Johnson
In an effort to help close a growing budget deficit, West Virginia’s governor has ordered all state agencies to make spending cuts.
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Government Spending
Regulation
December 13, 2016
By Ben Johnson
Lawmakers in South Carolina are debating how to address a looming problem with the state government’s five public pension programs.
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Government Spending
December 9, 2016
By Ben Johnson
Philadelphia business owners are suing to block a new tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages.
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Taxes
Law
November 30, 2016
By Ben Johnson
Contrary to President Barack Obama's prediction, expanding Medicaid coverage does not reduce trips to the emergency room.
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Health Care
Entitlements
November 28, 2016
By Ben Johnson
Transparency of health care prices is a necessity for patients to choose the best value for their medical care, experts say.
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Health Care
November 16, 2016
By Ben Johnson
A federal agency tasked with enforcing financial restrictions on the public must reorganize itself to comply with the Constitution, federal judges ruled.
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FIRE
Law
October 31, 2016
By Ben Johnson
An Atlantic City resident’s fight against the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority’s plan to seize his property and resell it, for undisclosed private purposes has ended in victory, after a state judge ruled against the state agency.
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Economy
FIRE
October 31, 2016
By Ben Johnson
An Illinois lawyer’s blog post says government employees receiving pay through taxpayer-funded pension plans at rates exceeding personal contributions towards benefits are draining the state’s pension programs.
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Government Spending
October 17, 2016
By Ben Johnson
Increasing health care costs skew income analyses for ordinary earners.
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Health Care
Employment
October 14, 2016
By Ben Johnson
Missouri voters will vote on a ballot question that, if approved in November, would prohibit state lawmakers from imposing any taxes on services.
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Taxes
Government & Politics
 

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