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  • House blasts Medicaid expansion bill to floor for debate

    The Montana House of Representatives voted Wednesday to blast a Republican lawmaker's Medicaid expansion bill to the floor after two hours of back and forth over procedural rules as conservative Republicans attempted to derail the measure. Eleven...
  • Senate narrowly passes Missouri social services budget

    A more than $8 billion budget to guide Missouri's spending on social services narrowly passed the Senate early Wednesday morning after lawmakers initially defeated the measure. Some bipartisan criticism arose during overnight debate because the Senate'...
  • Nebraska Medicaid expansion proposal defeated once again

    A third attempt to expand Nebraska Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law was defeated Wednesday by conservative lawmakers who cast it as an unaffordable expansion of government. Lawmakers voted 28-16 to send the bill to the bottom of the...
  • Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M

    Suit: AIDS foundation scammed feds of $20M
    FORT LAUDERDALE — The nation's largest suppliers of HIV and AIDS medical care is accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid in a $20 million dollar scam that spanned 12 states, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court. Three former managers...
  • Medicaid expansion, NASA mission: weekend topics

    Medicaid expansion, NASA mission: weekend topics
    UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend: "Political Connections" looks at Medicaid expansion, the hot topic in Tallahassee, at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on News 13.  Host Ybeth Bruzual welcomes Marni Stahlman, CEO of Shepherd's Hope,...
  • The GOP's budget gimmickry won't fix the deficit

    The GOP's budget gimmickry won't fix the deficit
    With Congress on spring break, many House and Senate Republicans will probably spend the next two weeks back home touting the resolutions they passed to "balance the budget" within 10 years. But the competing resolutions for fiscal 2016 won't do...
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform...
  • Religious ad, hate and medicaid: Letters

    Religious ad, hate and medicaid: Letters
    Religious ad inappropriate I had long ago decided not to patronize any Hobby Lobby stores, ever again. Now I can also write off Hemispheres and Mardel Stores (whoever they are). Their obviously evangelical, overblown, full-page ad for their brand of...
  • House panel gives Medicaid expansion bill adverse report

    A House committee tried to kill the last-standing Medicaid expansion bill Tuesday by heavily amending it and giving it an unfavorable report. Those moves led to the start of a procedural rules battle between Democrats and conservative Republicans that...
  • House Finance begins digging in to governor's Medicaid bill

    The House Finance Committee on Tuesday began digging in to Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand and reform Medicaid in Alaska. Walker has made expansion a priority and his administration sees expansion as going hand-in-hand with efforts to reduce and...
  • Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

    One of the big questions with less than two weeks left in the scheduled 90-day legislative session is whether lawmakers can reach agreement on a package to expand and reform the state's Medicaid program. The following is a look at some of the debate: ___...