// 1/14/18 //
The Trump Administration says that states may impose work requirements for Medicaid (NYT, LA Times, WaPo).
- The work requirement harms the poor, says The New York Times Editorial Board.
- The suggested work requirement for Medicaid creates a heavy burden, argues Aaron Carroll at JAMA Forum.
- Requiring people to work doesn’t actually make them healthier, writes Margot Sanger-Katz at The New York Times.
Net neutrality measures are gaining momentum in state legislatures, despite the FCC’s claim that state laws are preempted (Ars Technica; The Hill).
- Nebraska is launching an attempt to save net neutrality rules, becoming the first Republican-controlled state to do so (The Hill).
Andrew Cuomo’s attack on the new federal limit on deductibility for state and local taxes is a misplaced attempt to avoid addressing the real issue: state spending, argues William McGurn (WSJ).
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a long-running dispute between Texas and New Mexico over Rio Grande water rights, with New Mexico’s attorney arguing that the federal government should not be allowed to intervene (Albuquerque Journal).