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

Baby boomers beware: GOP’s Medicaid cuts could hurt you later

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If the Republican plan to slash $834 billion from Medicaid goes forward, it could have a devastating impact on seniors with critical health needs.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

GOP health care bill casualty? Insurers markets

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Tying insurance to employment keeps people stuck in bad jobs and ensures that every recession brings a wave of newly uninsured people.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What’s in Trump’s budget (hint: not populism)

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The president’s first budget provides a window into his priorities: tax cuts tilted toward the rich, the end of Obamacare, and shrinking support for the poor.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

The Trump rally: denial or long-term wisdom?

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Investors have remained mostly calm amid the president’s political problems.