| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:45 PM
RICHMOND - A potential budget deal emerged Monday after the surprise resignation of a Democratic state senator.
The plan, as described by Senate Republicans involved in the negotiations, is for the Senate Finance Committee to meet Thursday morning. It...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Your parents fed you, clothed you and forgave you when you wrecked the car, so lending them a helping hand in their final years seems like the least you can do. But you also have your own retirement security to worry about--and maybe college bills for...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:28 PM
For a second time Virginia has taken top honors in the nation for its work eliminating waste and intercepting Medicaid fraud.
The Office of the Inspector General presented the award Wednesday to Randy Clouse, director of the Virginia Medicaid Fraud...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Since Maryland health exchange officials decided to replace their troubled website with technology used in Connecticut, critics have asked whether it would be cheaper and less risky to join the federal website.
Democratic U.S. Rep. John Delaney, among...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed the state's 2015-16 budget. His line-item veto messages are pasted below.
There's one new one, which wasn't mentioned Friday, at the bottom. It deals with how much information the executive branch must provide to the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:39 PM
At the end of a war, some people will remain holed up in the trees, thinking they can still turn the tide of a lost cause. Increasingly, that's the best description of the anti-Obamacare dead-enders, including congressional Republicans, who continue to...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:06 PM
On June 5, The Morning Call published a story detailing closed-door budget discussions among Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration and Republican House and Senate leaders.
The story was based on a June 3 memo prepared by Republican House...
| Jun 10, 2014
Illinois is delaying the launch of all Medicaid managed care programs by at least a month in much of the state, including the Chicago area, a state official confirmed Monday.
The state, which originally intended to start moving Medicaid patients into...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Pregnant and about to lose her health insurance, Genevieve Acker was eager to buy new coverage on the Maryland health exchange.
But seven weeks after she picked plans on the Maryland Health Connection, she remained without insurance cards for herself,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:05 AM
TALLAHASSEE – With a high-stakes gubernatorial election this fall, Florida Democrats say they fear ruling Republicans will be road-blocking some otherwise non-controversial bills to avoid forcing Gov. Rick Scott to stake out a position on them....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:40 PM
In a stern rebuke of a noted surgeon, the state of Washington has issued disciplinary charges against Dr. David Heimbach, who told lawmakers misleading stories about fatally burned babies while testifying in favor of flame retardants.