Editorials: Matthew Glans

State Should Switch to 401(k) Style Plans

South Carolina lawmakers have undertaken reforms to address some of the serious issues with their state’s pension system, but major changes are still needed to prevent future budget problems.

Oklahoma Medicaid 'Rebalancing' is Simply Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion is an expensive endeavor that many critics believe does not provide better or more affordable health care.

Don’t Let FDA Kill Vaping

Legislators have long attempted to reduce the negative health impacts of smoking through taxes, bans, and regulations.

Single-Payer Health Care Is Not Right for Colorado or Any State

In November 2016, Colorado voters will decide on a new ballot measure, a state constitutional amendment that would create “ColoradoCare,” a new single-payer, government-run health care system in Co

Emanuel’s ‘Smoke for Kids’ Plan Is Destined to Fail

City and state officials across the nation often use tax increases on tobacco, alcohol, plastic bags, sugary drinks, and other “sin products” to help fill their budget gaps or fund pet projects.

Virginia Should Hold its Ground on Medicaid Expansion

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, allows states to expand Medicaid to cover individuals making up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level.

ACA CO-OP Failures Disappoint, Don’t Surprise

One of the most ambitious efforts to replicate real-world competition in the Affordable Care Act has proven to be a growing failure.

Certificate of Need Is Restricting Health Care Innovation in Georgia

Competition has long been proven to improve services, lower prices, and give consumers more choices, but despite the success of the free market, Georgia has decided to restrict competition in its h

Maine Continues to Lead Nation in Efforts to Fight Abuse of Food Stamps

Maine is one of the few states that has seriously addressed the growth of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, and it should be applauded for doing so.