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March 30, 2020
By Joe Barnett
Most state governments have accumulated “rainy day” funds (RDF) which they can draw on during unexpected revenue shortfalls.
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Government Spending
March 25, 2020
By Hayley Sledge
North Carolina Superior Court Judge David Lee ordered the state to formulate a plan to increase spending on K-12 education by an estimated $8 billion.
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Education
Government Spending
March 16, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a March 2019 lower court decision that blocked Arkansas from implementing a work rule designed to help able-bodied Medicaid enrollees back into the workforce.
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 13, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Governors, health care providers, and several lawmakers want the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to retract a rule designed to increase transparency in Medicaid spending.
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 10, 2020
By Vivian E. Jones
Harrisburg is just one of several U.S. cities that considered water utility privatization in 2019, but other municipalities took the step.
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Government Spending
March 10, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
To underscore his commitment to Medicaid block grants, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt joined the Trump administration in Washington D.C for the “Healthy Adult Opportunity” announcement and said his state will be the first to sign up.
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 9, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Trump administration is moving to give states unprecedented leeway by revamping key sections of Medicaid, the federal health care program for low-income and disabled people.
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Health Care
Government Spending
February 28, 2020
By Christina Stacy et al.
Low-income Americans using federal housing assistance don't live where there are jobs for them.
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Government Spending
Employment
February 26, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses stadium subsidies and why they represent a poor use of taxpayer dollars.
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Government Spending
February 20, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
We like taxing businesses because they appear rich.  Yet the question of who truly pays business taxes is very complicated. 
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Government Spending
Economy
 

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