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  • Critics say Wyoming Legislature ignored disadvantaged

    Democrats and other critics say the Wyoming Legislature turned its back on some of the state's most disadvantaged people in the session ending this week. The GOP-dominated Legislature rejected federal funding to expand Medicaid to extend health insurance...
  • Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge

    Absurdity at the heart of the latest Obamacare challenge
    The determined opponents of the Affordable Care Act lost their legal fight on the merits three years ago when the Supreme Court ruled that one of its central provisions — the requirement that most individuals buy health insurance or pay a penalty...
  • Quick look at 1st year of McCrory's 2-year NC budget plan

    Highlights of Gov. Pat McCrory's $21.5 billion spending plan released Thursday for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Unless otherwise noted, the dollars amounts are for the 2015-16 year only. For spending changes, figures are for amount spent or saved compared...
  • Early childhood education advocates fault Baker budget plan

    Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is coming under fire from education advocates who say he missed an opportunity in his first state budget proposal to signal his commitment to early education. During last year's campaign for governor, Baker decided not to...
  • Supporters say tax break would help kids living in poverty

    Democratic lawmakers sought Thursday to double a tax break for low-income workers, introducing their plan the same morning a child advocacy group released a report showing 1 in 5 Illinois children live in poverty. Identical measures introduced in the...
  • Bill raising Medicaid allowance gets 1st-round approval

    A bill to increase allowances for blind, older and disabled Medicaid recipients cleared the first round of voting Wednesday in the Nebraska Legislature. With a 29-12 vote, lawmakers advanced a measure that would increase the monthly amount of...
  • Clarification: Health Overhaul-Republicans story

    In some versions of a story published Oct. 20, 2014, The Associated Press reported that Ohio Gov. John Kasich said in an AP interview he did not believe lawmakers in Washington would repeal the health care law if Republicans won control of the U.S....
  • Baker administration details Medicaid savings plan

    Gov. Charlie Baker's administration is detailing a proposal to trim $761 million in Medicaid spending, a key part of its overall plan for keeping the state budget in balance. Administration officials said Thursday about 60 percent of the Medicaid savings...
  • Bill Offers Workers' Comp Coverage For Home Health Aides

    HARTFORD — Personal care aides paid through Medicaid and hired directly by clients won their first union contract in 2014, with roughly 50-cent raises. But even now making more than $12 an hour, the cap on their work hours – 25.75 weekly &#...
  • Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight

    Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight
    A standoff between the state and federal governments over Medicaid funds for low-income and uninsured people has Orlando hospital leaders feeling like they are in limbo. "We are sitting in the middle of the road while chicken is being played between the...
  • Nan Rich "excited'' about County Commission run

    Nan Rich "excited'' about County Commission run
    Weston Democrat Nan Rich, the recent Florida gubernatorial candidate, said she's "excited'' about returning to grass roots campaigning in her new bid for Broward County Commission. She said she's busy learning county issues — she has no experience...