OSP Applauds New Pro-Consumer Health Care Executive Order

Washington, DC — The Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s executive order that will improve health care quality and price transparency for consumers. “The Trump administration is set to shake up the health care industry and arm consumers with the information they need to make the right decisions for … Continued

OSP Applauds Tennessee for Advancing Commonsense Health Care Reforms

Washington, D.C. — The Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) commends Tennessee lawmakers for their commitment to the patient-focused, free-market health care reforms included in the CARE plan, specifically those focused on increasing price transparency. OSP is encouraged by the inclusion of Right to Shop legislation in the CARE plan, which will increase price transparency for consumers … Continued

OSP Commends Final Farm Bill, Calls on Administration to Take Next Steps

Washington, D.C. – Today, the farm bill conference committee released final text for the 2018 Farm Bill, setting up final passage in the both the House of Representatives and Senate in the coming days. The Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) commends members of the conference committee for their efforts to fight fraud within the food stamp program … Continued

OSP Encourages the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to Approve Mississippi’s Workforce Training Requirement

Washington, DC – Today, the Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) submitted comments in support of Mississippi’s request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) for approval of its work requirement waiver. The requirement would require able-bodied adults to work, train, or volunteer at least 20 hours per week in order to be eligible for Medicaid. … Continued

OSP Encourages the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to Approve Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirement

Washington, DC – Today, the Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) submitted comments in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) call for public comment on re-approval of Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement waiver. In June, a federal judge blocked Kentucky’s work requirement, which would require able-bodied adults to work, train, or volunteer at least … Continued

OSP Urges Lawmakers to Support Kentucky’s Medicaid Work Requirement

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) urged state lawmakers to submit comments in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) call for public comment on re-approval of Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement waiver. In June, a federal judge blocked Kentucky’s work requirement, which would require able-bodied adults to work, train, … Continued

OSP Applauds the Passage of the 2018 House Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives delivered historic welfare reform with the successful passage of the 2018 House Farm Bill. The Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) commends lawmakers for their commitment to commonsense reforms that will move millions of Americans out of dependency. With nearly seven million open jobs across the nation and … Continued

OSP Responds to the House Vote on 2018 Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to deliver needed food stamp reform to millions of able-bodied adults trapped in welfare dependency with the failure of the 2018 House Farm Bill. The Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) urges members of the House to continue to advocate for expanded work requirements and other commonsense … Continued

OSP Responds to the 2018 Farm Bill Manager’s Amendment

Washington, D.C. — The Manager’s Amendment to the 2018 House Farm Bill is an important step forward in moving millions of able-bodied adults from welfare to work. The Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) urges members of the House of Representatives to vote in support of the Amendment, which further emphasizes work within the food stamp program. … Continued

Poll Finds Massachusetts’ Second District Wants Welfare Reform

Results from a poll released this week by the Opportunity Solutions Project (OSP) found that voters in Massachusetts’ second district support food stamp welfare reforms included in the 2018 Farm Bill, The poll found that 75% of district two voters support requiring able-bodied, working-age adults to work or participate in a job training program at … Continued