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Wyoming Legislature Continues to Reject Medicaid Expansion

On Friday, January 22, 2016, the Wyoming Joint Appropriations Committee struck out Governor Matt Mead’s budget proposal to expand Medicaid as provided for under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare.

Elizabeth Wright January 26, 2016
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The Unraveling of Obamacare

Modern Healthcare reported this week that Humana expects to lose 300,000 customers by the end of the year and that it may exit the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges if the market does not turn around for them.

Elizabeth Wright January 12, 2016
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Gas Guzzling Highway Bill Chugs to the White House

Late on December 3, 2015, the Senate passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act with a vote of 83-16.  Needing only a signature from the President to become law, the FAST Act is a hasty solution to a long-term problem without...

Rachel Cole December 7, 2015
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A Pro Forma Forum?

On Friday, November 20, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) held a conference entitled, “HHS Pharmaceutical Forum: Innovation, Access, Affordability and Better Health.”  The purpose of the forum was to bring together various st

Elizabeth Wright November 25, 2015
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Keeping Rates Technology Neutral

Americans across the nation are increasingly accessing broadband services using a variety of tools and connecting not only through wireline services, but also with their wireless devices.  As demand grows for increased connectivity, so does the need...

Deborah Collier October 23, 2015
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FITARA Plans Moving Forward

Federal agencies were required to submit their implementation plans for the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) by August 15, 2015.

Deborah Collier August 28, 2015
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Walker and Rubio: First Out of the Gate

Presidential candidates Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla) offered their ideas for reforming healthcare on Tuesday, August 18.  Gov.

Elizabeth Wright August 24, 2015
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Sen. Warren Goes it Alone in Her War on Auto Dealers

Sen. Warren is having trouble getting anyone to support her war on auto dealer lending.

CAGW Staff June 1, 2015
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USPS In-APPtitude on Display

Sometimes, when it comes to grAPPling with the overarching, mind-numbing problem of trillions in government waste across all federal agencies, it's the little vignettes that really illustrate and crystallize the larger story.

Leslie Paige December 4, 2014
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On November 20, 2014, Chairman Darrel Issa of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent letters to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Elizabeth Wright November 25, 2014
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Ding, Ding, Ding - Arlington, Virginia Hops Off the Trolley

Good for Arlington, Virginia for pulling the plug on its wasteful trolley project.

Leslie Paige November 24, 2014
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House Judiciary Tackles GSA Waste

House Judiciary Tackles GSA Waste By Colin Gamm

CAGW Staff June 19, 2014