From a research and policy point of view, the WSJ analysis is very frustrating. It fails to mention some of the most comprehensive and recent studies which show the benefits of a voucher. And the key finding of the “analysis” is neither useful nor accurate.
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) became the first Republican U.S. Senator to come out against the tax reform plan working it’s way through congress, even as the House of Representatives is prepared to pass their version of tax reform Thursday.
According to a federal Health and Human Services analysis requested by the Senator, overdose deaths per million residents rose twice as fast in the 29 Medicaid expansion states—those that increased eligibility to 138% from 100% of the poverty line—than in the 21 non-expansion states between 2013 and 2015.