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Guest Commentary: Louisiana Should Take Note of Failed Medicaid Policies in Arkansas
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Guest Commentary: Louisiana Should Take Note of Failed Medicaid Policies in Arkansas

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Everyone knows that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or “Obamacare,” has not worked out as originally planned. State officials, however, still face considerable pressure to accept Medicaid expansion. Louisiana’s leaders must continue to resist the plan and come up with an alternative.

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought
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Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought

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Not only does Medicaid place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers, it fails to deliver a significant health benefit to the poor.

Something Like a Slur
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Something Like a Slur

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Because Bob Mann holds the Manship Chair in Journalism and is the director of the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University, and his accusations center around the issue of racism, I feel compelled to respond to his claims.

The Trouble with Medicaid
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The Trouble with Medicaid

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Louisiana legislators may not have the power to fix what is wrong with the federal welfare state. But they can refuse to expand it in their own backyards.

Commentary: Jindal Taking Right Approach to Affordable Care Act
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Commentary: Jindal Taking Right Approach to Affordable Care Act

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Supporters of the law argue that states should move quickly to create state insurance exchanges in order to ensure a higher level of state control, but this notion is an illusion. The law’s provisions would actually require Louisiana and its citizens to cede decision-making power to the federal government.