June 7, 2018
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.
June 6, 2018
Every five years Republicans and Democrats somehow reach across-the-aisle — however farfetched this may seem — to reauthorize the gargantuan “farm bill.”
June 5, 2018
Warning: Congress is preparing to pass a new farm bill.
May 29, 2018
When will Paul Krugman adapt to reality?
May 17, 2018
No farm group spends more on lobbying to keep its sweet tooth satisfied than the sugar lobby.
May 3, 2018
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.
April 30, 2018
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.
April 29, 2018
During a special session called by Gov. Ralph Northam, the Virginia House of Delegates approved a $115 billion biennial budget expanding eligibility for Medicaid.
April 28, 2018
In several states, lawmakers are proposing to use federal Medicaid money to set up state-administered pharmacy benefit programs.
April 27, 2018
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.