What on Earth Is America's Worst Governor Going to Do When He Leaves Office?

In the event that the people actually running for office this midterm season aren’t upsetting enough, here’s something to consider: In January, Maine’s Paul LePage, the worst governor in America—you’ll perhaps remember him from the time he called a state representative a “son of a bitch, socialist cocksucker,” or as…

Big Tobacco Really Doesn't Want to Pay for Poor Residents' Healthcare in Montana

Here’s a tough question: Would you rather have healthcare for poor people or profits for tobacco companies? This is the question facing Montana voters this November, with an initiative on the ballot to fund the continuation of their Medicaid expansion by taxing tobacco products. This seems like a slam dunk. But, and I…

This 'Will Kill People': 40K People Are About to Lose Their Medicaid Coverage in Louisiana 

Starting this Thursday, some 37,000 people with disabilities and elderly residents of Louisiana are slated to receive notice from the state that their Medicaid benefits will expire July 1 if the state budget is approved. Of those people, 17,000 live in nursing homes, and will be kicked out if they don’t find some…