"Whatever you subsidize will magically grow,
and justify the existence thereof".
Even if there was no need for the subsidy to begin with, there will soon be a new lobby group to represent those who are making a career out of the legislation that the state carves out for them.
The autism advocacy lobby is pushing for several government interventions, unfunded mandates, and insurance requirements. The Music Therapy trade groups are pushing for insurance companies to pay for music therapy treatment, administered by a professional Music Therapist.
How did Oklahoma ever manage to survive without the state licensing professionals to administer music as therapy?