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Expansion is Fueling the Opioid Epidemic

Expansion is Fueling the Opioid Epidemic

Chairman Johnson Releases Report on How Medicaid Has Helped to Fuel the Opioid Epidemic WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released a report Wednesday, “Drugs for Dollars: How...
Speaker Howell Op-Ed on Medicaid Expansion

Speaker Howell Op-Ed on Medicaid Expansion

Originally published in The Free-Lance Star: January 5, 2014 As the General Assembly prepares to convene for the 2014 session, lawmakers continue to debate the future of Medicaid expansion in Virginia. As I have said many times before, Medicaid should not be expanded...
Lower Pay for Teachers and Crowding

Lower Pay for Teachers and Crowding

Crowding Out K-12 Education The real budget story behind those teachers strikes Following the nationwide trend, Medicaid has taken a growing toll on Oklahoma’s budget.   Medicaid and public pensionsWall Street Journal The lead editorial in today’s Wall...
Medicaid

Medicaid

Expanding Medicaid is Financially Risky Virginia, like many other states, is already stretched in providing care to those who currently depend on the program. States should stay focused on improving the care and services for those already on the program rather than...
Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush: Matriarch of a Political Dynasty By ROBIN STEIN, BEN LAFFIN and PETER BAKER New York Times Barbara Bush, Wife of 41st President and Mother of 43rd, Dies at 92 Barbara Bush, the widely admired wife of one president and the fiercely loyal mother of...