John Bel’s Senior Scare Tactics Cover Up Welfare Abuse

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By Jeff Landry

Chicken Little made famous the phrase “the sky is falling,” but Governor John Bel Edwards has made that his battle cry in the race to the bottom. We need not look any further than his latest political stunt.

This week, at the instruction of the Governor, the Louisiana Department of Health sent out notifications to nearly 40,000 Medicaid enrollees to inform these folks that the State may no longer be able to cover their costs at senior care facilities. This act is a shameful use of scare tactics.

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