Policy writer

Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz writes the “Quick Study” column for the Globe, both online and in print. He digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.

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Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why did the Obamacare repeal fail?

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Repealing and replacing Obamacare has been one of the top Republican goals for the better part of a decade. How did it go wrong?

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

An obscure budgetary tactic could save Obamacare. Here’s how

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Republicans are using an ingenious trick to filibuster-proof their repeal of Obamacare and push for tax reform. But it may end up backfiring on them.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

The poor fare better in Mass., even though inequality abounds

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When it comes to pay, educational achievement, and housing affordablity, Massachusetts outperforms most of the nation.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What Trump’s budget doesn’t have: Details

By , Globe Staff

President Trump’s budget plan also fails to address several key items, including Medicare, Social Security, and tax reform.