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Empty Promises of Arkansas’ Medicaid Private Option Debunked in New Report

So-Called Private Option an ObamaCare Expansion of Medicaid FLORIDA – Legislators who were assured Arkansas’ so-called Private Option draws ObamaCare dollars without having to expand Medicaid were sold a false bill of goods.  A new report published by the Foundation […]

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Florida’s “Right For Kids” Foster Care Turnaround Explored in New Foundation Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Florida’s success turning around its failed child welfare and foster care system with an innovative, kid-focused reform strategy is examined in a report published today by

FGA President and CEO Tarren Bragdon

ADVISORY: Congressional Committee to Hear Testimony from FGA President Tarren Bragdon on Pro-Patient, Pro-Taxpayer Medicaid Reform

Tarren Bragdon, President and CEO of the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA), is at the U.S. House of Representatives today, July 8, to testify before the Committee on

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First-of-Its Kind Report, Web Site Ranks State Child Welfare Systems

“Right for Kids Rankings” Shows States Where to Improve in 11 Key Outcome Areas Some states will celebrate.  Others will cringe.  Policymakers, bureaucrats and child advocates are

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RELEASE: Think Tank Shares Florida’s Welfare Drug Testing Success at Georgia Public Hearing

ATLANTA –Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) Chief Executive Officer Tarren Bragdon traveled to Atlanta, Georgia today to present results of Florida’s welfare cash drug testing law at a

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Legal Scholar Blasts Pro-Addict Judge’s Judicial Activism

When U.S. District Court Judge Mary Scriven blocked Florida’s welfare cash drug testing law in October, the Foundation for Government Accountability disagreed

RELEASE – Think Tank Reacts to Appeal of Judge’s Ruling to Halt Welfare Cash Drug-Testing

Below is a statement from Tarren Bragdon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation for Government Accountability, regarding Governor Rick Scott’s appeal of U.S. District Court Judge

RELEASE – Think Tank Reacts to Judge’s Ruling to Block Drug-Testing for Welfare Cash

Below is a statement by Foundation for Government Accountability President and Chief Executive Officer Tarren Bragdon reacting to a ruling by federal Judge Mary Scriven to temporarily block

RELEASE: First Quarter Results: Wide Disparities by County for Drug-Related Welfare Cash Denials

Taxpayers Saved $30 for Every $1 Spent on Test Reimbursements

NAPLES, FLORIDA – The rates of drug-related denials for welfare cash vary widely

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Florida’s Drug Test Law for Welfare Cash Assistance: First Quarter Facts

ABSTRACT Florida’s Welfare Cash Assistance Drug Testing requirement has been law for one full quarter.  Florida is the first state in the last decade to implement