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May 3, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Congress is working on a new "farm bill" that includes farm subsidies, crop insurance, and food assistance. Most of the bill's annual budget goes to the food stamp program, or SNAP. The proposed bill offers needed reforms to SNAP.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
April 29, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
During a special session called by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Virginia House of Delegates approved a $115 billion biennial budget expanding eligibility for Medicaid.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
April 27, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
Time ran out for a bill that would have forced Idaho residents with complex medical conditions off of their private health insurance plans and onto Medicaid rolls.
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Entitlements
Government Spending
Health Care
April 27, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
With Gov. Gary Herbert (R) having signed into law a bill to increase the number of people eligible for Medicaid in Utah, a coalition of political advocacy groups is working to expand the program even more.
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Health Care
Government Spending
Entitlements
April 27, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Charles Katebi
For decades, America’s various welfare programs have discouraged low-income adults from working and trapped millions in poverty.
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Taxes
Entitlements
April 19, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines two proposals in Pennsylvania that would impose work requirements on two safety-net programs: the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medicaid.
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Entitlements
April 10, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., John Nothdurft, Peter Ferrara, Charles Katebi
“Congratulations to Gov. Walker and the Republican legislature for their leadership in passing groundbreaking welfare reforms.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
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Government & Politics
Entitlements
April 5, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
A package of bills approved by the Wisconsin Senate that are currently awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s (R) signature.
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Entitlements
March 14, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid work requirement waivers and a proposed waiver in Minnesota.
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Entitlements
Health Care
March 8, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a series of welfare reform bills recently passed by Wisconsin’s state legislature that could serve as a model for other states to follow.
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Entitlements
 

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