Remember the old Mr. Goodwrench commercials? “You can pay me now,” intoned the narrator, “or you can pay me later.” That’s the dilemma states are facing as they put more Medicaid patients into managed-care plans to cut costs. Bloomberg Government...Read more »
Sitting in traffic is expensive. An estimated $100 billion a year goes down the U.S. economy’s drain as a result of congestion, says the Texas Transportation Institute. Trucking companies pay about a quarter of that, and now Congress is toying...Read more »
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The minimum wage, backed by voters, in Washington state is the nation's highest.