April 17, 2020
Taxing the rich has seemed to be one of the Band-Aid solutions for California’s budget, but that’s dangerous as seventy percent of the General Fund is already provided by personal taxes on just five percent of the population.
March 30, 2020
Unless pension funds around the nation continue to earn 7% or more per year on their investments, it’s likely that taxpayers will be on the hook for trillions of dollars of promises to government unions.
February 21, 2020
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines a new bill that would expand access to telehealth through Colorado's community health centers by affirming that these services meet face-to-face requirements under Medicaid and should be reimbursed as such.
February 14, 2020
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how states expanding with faux free-market reforms have failed to improve their Medicaid programs.
January 29, 2020
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts has found that the states’ share of Medicaid spending has grown steadily over time and is taking up more and more of state revenue.
January 27, 2020
Contrary to AOC, the facts are clear that frequently reported federal poverty stats vastly overstate the number of Americans who are destitute.
January 10, 2020
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the latest effort to expand Medicaid in Kansas and why Kansas lawmakers should consider other options.
January 1, 2020
In a town hall in front of her Bronx constituents, Ocasio-Cortez, the self-avowed socialist, decreed, “It’s not that we deserve it because it’s a handout. People like to say, ‘Oh, this is about free stuff.’ This is not about free stuff.”
November 14, 2019
The booming economy is the primary driver of the dramatic decrease.
October 22, 2019
In three short years, the Trump administration has cut taxes and regulations. Therefore, people have more money to spend, and businesses (finally) have incentive to create lots of good-paying jobs.
October 17, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how Missouri can use the waiver process to bring positive change to its Medicaid program.
October 15, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid reform, Medicaid expansion, and how states can use the waiver process to bring positive change to their Medicaid programs.
October 8, 2019
Several studies estimate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recently released Medicare for All (M4A) plan would cost approximately $30–$40 trillion over the next decade.
September 10, 2019
The poverty rate is the lowest in more than a decade.
August 6, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how states can respond to the recent rejection of Utah's funding increase request for its' partial Medicaid expansion.
August 2, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed rule from the USDA that would close the categorical eligibility loophole that allows states to make applicants in certain programs automatically eligible to participate in SNAP.
July 11, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a revised Medicaid expansion proposal in the North Carolina legislature that uses the illusion of free-market reforms in an attempt to appease expansion opponents.
July 9, 2019
America’s Left has certainly evolved. Fifty years ago, it was the Left who didn’t trust Big Brother and wanted to stick it to The Man. Now they LOVE Big Brother, because they now are The Man
June 28, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines single-payer health care systems, their many flaws, and outlines why legislators should resist efforts to implement these reforms at both the state and federal level.
June 24, 2019
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how work requirements are desperately needed to ensure the long-term viability of Medicaid and keep costs under control.