Newspaper Articles – Matthew Glans

Wyoming Governor Endorses Medicaid Expansion

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has endorsed a plan to expand the state’s Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.

State Ballot Measures Tackle Sugared Drinks, Drug Restrictions, Insurers

In addition to two statewide measures on the ballot in California on Election Day, several states and cities also addressed obesity, experimental drug treatments for the terminally ill, and limited

California Voters Reject Two Health Measures

Californians on Election Day voted down two statewide ballot measures that would have made significant changes to health care in the state.

North Carolina Counties Press for Higher Hotel Occupancy Tax

Several counties in North Carolina are pushing to increase their hotel occupancy taxes up to the state maximum of 6 percent.

Should Harrisburg Become Involved in Highmark/UPMC Dispute?

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering legislation that may force a major health care provider to sign an access contract with an insurer that has become a direct competitor.

Bill Extending Ban on Internet Access Taxes Advances in House

Since 1998, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) has helped to promote the growth of the Internet by placing a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and on discriminatory taxes o

Some in Congress Want to Undo Important Flood Insurance Reforms

Despite the success of recent reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program, some federal legislators are considering extending flood insurance subsidies to address complaints from homeowners in

New House Bill Would Extend Internet Access Tax Moratorium

Congress is considering two bills that would make the Internet Tax Freedom Act permanent.

Financial Transactions Taxes Act As Drag On Economic Activity

Since the 2007-2008 financial crisis, legislators in the United States and across the world have proposed new taxes on certain financial transactions, including securities trading and st

Bill Would Forever Ban Internet Access Taxes

The Internet Tax Freedom Act of 1998 placed a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and on discriminatory taxes on emails and other electronic data.