Obamacare repeal effort is counting on states to shoulder the burden — but states don’t want it

September 25th, 2017

CNBC
By John Harwood
September 25, 2017

Flickering hopes to repeal Obamacare this year rest on a simple Republican argument: By the virtues of federalism, states will do it better than Washington.

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How Not to Run the E.P.A. 158

September 8th, 2017

The New York Times
By Christine Todd Whitman
September 8, 2017

I have been worried about how the Environmental Protection Agency would be run ever since President Trump appointed Scott Pruitt, the former attorney general of Oklahoma, to oversee it. The past few months have confirmed my fears. The agency created by a Republican president 47 years ago to protect the environment and public health may end up doing neither under Mr. Pruitt’s direction.

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