Across the country, state governments have been considering whether to expand Medicaid coverage as envisioned by the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare"). To help break down what's at stake, a new video—based on a recent study by Mercatus Center scholar Charles Blahous—reviews the key factors states must consider in this complex decision.
On Wednesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-Va.) used his annual "State of the Commonwealth" address, in part, to push his transportation funding plan. Virginia implemented a gas tax 27 years ago. McDonnell wants to eliminate it and raise the state sales tax. Eileen Norcross discusses that and other tax issues on WJLA's Capital Insider.