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Matthew Housiaux

Reporter
The Kiplinger Letter

Housiaux covers the White House and state and local government for The Kiplinger Letter. Before joining Kiplinger in June 2016, he lived in Sioux Falls, SD, where he was the forum editor of Augustana University's student newspaper, the Mirror. He also contributed stories to the Borgen Project, a Seattle-based nonprofit focused on raising awareness of global poverty. He earned a B.A. in history and journalism from Augustana University.

Latest Features

SLIDE SHOW
May 2020

Ways the Pandemic Will Change Big U.S. Cities

Historically, pandemics transform cities. Outbreaks of cholera and other diseases, for example, spurred improvements in planning and sanitation throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. COVID-19 will ...

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2020

9 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the 2020 Elections

The 2020 election will be like no other in history, as the COVID-19 pandemic will upend the business of politics as usual. Politicians and candidates are quickly changing the way they operate, a dynamic ...

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Health Care & Insurance
April 2020

Health Insurance Options Exist for the Newly Unemployed

Special enrollment periods for Obamacare plans and expanded Medicaid coverage will help people who are suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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SLIDE SHOW
January 2020

State Electoral-College Changes from 2020 Census

Every 10 years, the 435 seats in the House of Representatives are reassigned based on the results of the U.S. Census. This also helps determine a state’s number of votes in the Electoral College (House ...

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Washington Matters
March 2017

What's Next For Health Care, Trump's Agenda?

Don't be surprised if the president's other top priorities get pushed back to 2018 and beyond.

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Washington Matters
January 2017

What to Expect From Trump's First 100 Days

He’ll score quick wins with executive orders slashing regs. But it will be slower going on undoing Obamacare, tax law, and other legislation.

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Washington Matters
July 2016

Nuclear Challenges Loom for Trump or Clinton

No matter who wins the White House, North Korea and Iran will test U.S. policy, diplomacy.

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Washington Matters
July 2016

Big Changes for Social Security? Don't Hold Your Breath

Proposals from Clinton and Trump will be helpful in shaping reform down the road.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2016

Surprising Places To Find Robots

Robots working in factories, on the battle field, in hostage situations and in many other places are commonplace today. (See all the robots Kiplinger has introduced you to in years past—in 6 Fields Where ...

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