Don’t Reward States’ Bad Decisions

April 27, 2020

Wall Street Journal
Op-Ed: Sen. Rick Scott
April 27, 2020

“We’ve pumped hundreds of billions of dollars into the health-care system, significantly boosted unemployment insurance that directly helps those who have lost their jobs, created a loan program to help small businesses, and provided funding to reimburse states and local governments for coronavirus-related expenses.

There’s more Congress can do, but one thing we absolutely shouldn’t do is shield states from the consequences of their own bad budgetary decisions over the past few decades.…”

Read the full op-ed in the Wall Street Journal HERE.