Arizona revises Medicaid-freeze plan: “Arizona officials would allow some young people to retain publicly funded health-care coverage under new changes to a plan for a partial enrollment freeze in the state’s Medicaid program.”
Rep. Cantor Exits Budget Negotiations: “House Republicans are pulling out of negotiations being led by Vice President Joe Biden on the budget because Democrats insist on pairing spending cuts with at least some tax increases”
West Virginia University: As ThinkProgress reported last year, Koch funds an array of academic programs at West Virginia University, a public university. One Koch-funded academic at WVU, economics professor Russell Sobel, has written a book blasting regulations of all types. He even argues that less mine safety regulations will make coal miners more safe. As the St. Petersburg Times reported, a similar arrangement has been made with WVU as with FSU in accepting at least $480,000 from Koch.