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  • Top Florida legislators work on budget deal

    Two top Florida legislators on Wednesday spent hours meeting behind closed doors in a last-minute push to reach a deal on health care and a new state budget. Although no deal was reached, Sen. Tom Lee, a Brandon Republican, said that a "fair amount of...
  • Massachusetts home care workers press for $15 per hour wage

    Hundreds of home care workers delivered hand-signed letters to Gov. Charlie Baker's office Wednesday pressing for what they called a $15 an hour "living wage." The workers rallied outside the Statehouse before handing the letters to Baker staff members...
  • Amid slower growth, California's Obamacare exchange cuts proposed spending

    Amid slower growth, California's Obamacare exchange cuts proposed spending
    After using most of $1 billion in federal start-up money, California's Obamacare exchange is preparing to go on a diet. That financial reality is reflected in Covered California's proposed budget, released Wednesday, as well as a reduced forecast...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: May 13 Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer on tropical storm Ana: Ana jumped the gun, and not just by a little bit. Our first tropical storm of 2015 came about three weeks before the June 1 start...
  • Auditor: NC health agency wasted $1.6M on Medicaid payroll

    North Carolina's health agency wasted at least $1.6 million in excessive payments for temporary help connected to the Medicaid billing system that suffered a troubled launch two years ago, the state's financial watchdog said Wednesday. The report by...
  • Fining Low-Wage Employers Can Help Connecticut's Economy? Really?

    Fining Low-Wage Employers Can Help Connecticut's Economy? Really?
    There's no doubt that levying fines against large employers that pay low wages would raise hundreds of millions of dollars for the state government, but opponents have so far held the upper hand by arguing that it would hurt the economy. Now...
  • The toll of anti-Obamacare fanaticism: Two horrifying vignettes

    The toll of anti-Obamacare fanaticism: Two horrifying vignettes
    Almost since the inception of the Affordable Care Act, the Southeast has been an epicenter of Obamacare Derangement Syndrome--the condition that makes individuals and elected officials so susceptible to the power of that single nine-letter word that...
  • Health insurers could be in Gov. Scott's commission spotlight too

    Health insurers could be in Gov. Scott's commission spotlight too
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott’s inquest into the cost and quality of health care in Florida isn’t just for hospitals. Health insurers could come under the glare of his Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding. A draft outline...
  • Rekha Basu: More abortion controversy in Iowa

    Compromise is essential in politics, especially when legislative bodies and the communities they represent are as divided as ours are today. But there are compromises forged mostly to flaunt a principle with little regard to their practical impact,...
  • Hospital apologizes to veteran after telling him to call 911 when he couldn't get inside

    SEATTLE When Donald Siefken drove up to the Seattle VA hospital emergency room earlier this year with a broken foot, all he asked for was a little help getting inside. Instead, a hospital employee who answered Siefken's cellphone call told him to call...
  • Missouri Senate Republicans force right-to-work passage

    Missouri Senate Republicans used a rare procedural motion Tuesday to shut down debate and pass a right-to-work measure — a move Democrats say will bring business to a halt as this week's deadline to pass bills nears. The Senate voted 21-13 to...