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  • Patients want say in suit challenging Arizona Medicaid plan

    Newly insured patients have asked a judge to let them help defend Arizona's Medicaid expansion in a lawsuit challenging the plan. Advocacy groups representing low-income Arizona residents say their clients should be allowed to have a say in court because...
  • Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

    President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves. New, streamlined application systems built for the health care...
  • Senate, House wage open war over health-care impasse

    Senate, House wage open war over health-care impasse
    TALLAHASSEE — House Republicans huddled in secret Tuesday seeking to close ranks behind opposition to Medicaid expansion, while senators held a public workshop looking at the human and economic costs of an impending loss of $2.2 billion in...
  • A Clear Case For Tighter Legislative Ethics Rules

    A Clear Case For Tighter Legislative Ethics Rules
    A state legislator's introduction of a self-serving piece of legislation should serve notice to the General Assembly that its ethics rules need tightening. Fortunately, the measure went nowhere, but the mere fact that the bill was allowed to be referred...
  • Senate passes resolution opposing Medicaid expansion

    The Alabama Senate locked down Tuesday in a partisan quarrel as GOP senators pushed through a resolution opposing Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Senators voted 22-8 for the resolution saying that the position of the Alabama Legislature...
  • Special session seems imminent as Medicaid fight continues

    With time running out, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday injected himself into the state's ongoing budget showdown, telling Republican legislators that he would call them back into a special session if they fail to reach a deal soon. Scott made his...
  • Shepherd's Hope fundraiser falls short of 2014

    Shepherd's Hope fundraiser falls short of 2014
    Shepherd's Hope, one of Central Florida's free clinics, raised a preliminary total of $375,000 during its 13th annual Call to Hope Breakfast fundraiser earlier this month. The clinics leaders called the fundraiser successful, but said that the amount is...
  • Bear hunt, rail, Medicaid and FCAT: Letters

    Bear hunt, rail, Medicaid and FCAT: Letters
    Bear hunt critics ignored I attended the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission meeting on April 15 about the proposed black bear hunt. Twenty-five people spoke against the hunt; 15 spoke for it. The commissioners told the audience they had...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 22

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. SPECIAL SESSION SEEMS IMMINENT AS MEDICAID FIGHT CONTINUES Florida House leaders met behind closed doors Tuesday while Senate leaders held a special hearing in a...
  • Home care employees charged in Medicaid fraud scheme

    Two employees of a Cranston home care facility have been charged in an alleged Medicaid-fraud scheme. Fifty-four-year-old Priscilla Pascale was arraigned Tuesday in Providence Superior Court on five counts of Medicaid fraud and five counts of...
  • Letters to the editor

    Earth Day a good time to support EPA Earth Day events are taking place across the Fox Valley. I remember last year when the Izaak Walton League gave out 350 pine tree seedlings to Ellis Middle School science N.E.R.D.S. to plant at home or at the new park...