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June 7, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Delaware became the first state other than Nevada to legalize sports betting. Other states are sure to follow, as there is potential for states to collect $20 billion in new tax revenue.
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Government Spending
Economy
June 6, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Every five years Republicans and Democrats somehow reach across-the-aisle — however farfetched this may seem — to reauthorize the gargantuan “farm bill.”
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Government Spending
June 5, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett
Warning: Congress is preparing to pass a new farm bill.
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Economy
Government Spending
May 29, 2018
By D. Brady Nelson
When will Paul Krugman adapt to reality?
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Economy
Government Spending
Government & Politics
May 17, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Matthew Glans
No farm group spends more on lobbying to keep its sweet tooth satisfied than the sugar lobby.
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Economy
Government Spending
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 30, 2018
By Sarah Lee
U.S. Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS) is seeking cosigners for a letter that would ask the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to revamp HealthCare.gov.
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Health Care
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 28, 2018
By Devon Herrick
In several states, lawmakers are proposing to use federal Medicaid money to set up state-administered pharmacy benefit programs.
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Health Care
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
 

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