Jon Walker is a freelance journalist covering healthcare policy, drug policy reform, and technology. He is the author of "After Legalization: Understanding the Future of Marijuana Policy."
HEROES Act Delivers a Win to the Health Insurance Industry
The health insurance industry has for weeks been lobbying Congress to protect employer-sponsored coverage in the next coronavirus stimulus package.
The Coronavirus CrisisThe Pandemic Could Overwhelm the Insurance Industry. We Must Expand Tricare for Everybody Who Needs It
Our status quo health insurance system simply can’t survive a pandemic. The choice is a bailout — or a one-page piece of legislation that expands Tricare to everybody.
VoicesBiden Wants to Expand the ACA. Blue States Can’t Figure Out How to Run It in the First Place.
Democrats have failed to build on the Affordable Care Act, not from a lack of good intentions, because of the fatal complexity of the law itself.
There’s Real Evidence That Legalizing Pot Can Reduce Drinking
In Oregon, areas that have pot shops have seen declines in sales of hard liquor.