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  • Court order brings acrimonious legislative session to close

    A last-ditch effort to force the Florida Legislature back to work floundered on Friday after the state's highest court ruled that there would be no "beneficial result" to force the state House to reconvene. The Florida Supreme Court ruled unanimously...
  • Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

    After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Ceiling tiles are going for 25 cents, the room doors for an average of less than $4 each, the patient beds for $250 apiece. Soon, the remnants...
  • House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

    The House Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of the President Barack Obama's health care law while giving the Pentagon an additional $38 billion next year. The 226-197 vote sends the non-binding budget plan to the...
  • How Medicaid battle derailed Florida's legislative session

    How Medicaid battle derailed Florida's legislative session
    The Florida Legislature has left Tallahassee because, despite a Republican governor and overwhelming Republican majorities in both houses, they can't seem to agree on a budget. The legislature actually only has one job as far as the state constitution...
  • Bobby Jindal: Obama wrong to hold Florida's funding hostage

    Bobby Jindal: Obama wrong to hold Florida's funding hostage
    "If you like your plan, you can keep it." There's a reason this so-called promise from President Obama was called the "Lie of the Year" by Politifact in 2013. At least 2.6 million people received cancellation notices because their health-insurance plans...
  • Q&A: Why have rural hospitals been closing?

    There are more than 4,700 hospitals in the U.S, spread about evenly between urban and rural areas. But that number has been dwindling. More than 100 hospitals have closed since 2010, and the pace has quickened in the past couple of years. Hospitals are...
  • Resolution passes allowing recess while committees meet

    The Alaska Legislature passed a resolution Thursday authorizing a recess in floor sessions until May 12 while the House and Senate Finance committees continue to meet. The votes came on the third day of a special session called by Gov. Bill Walker and...
  • House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'

     House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'
    The House Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of the President Barack Obama's health care law while giving the Pentagon an additional $38 billion next year. The 226-197 vote sends the non-binding budget plan to the...
  • Senate Democrats sue Florida House over abrupt session end

    The fallout over the collapse of this year's session of the Florida Legislature continued Thursday as a group of Democrats went to court to try to force the House to return to the state Capitol. The legal tactic came the same day that Senate President...
  • Democrats targeting state reps over walk-out

    Democrats targeting state reps over walk-out
    Florida Democrats are targeting Republican state representatives in swing districts -- including several Central Florida lawmakers -- with robocalls and mailers telling voters that their representatives "walked away" from their jobs to avoid voting on...
  • Ohio budget director takes issue with House spending plan

    Ohio's budget director took issue Thursday with changes the Republican-led House made to tax policies, school funding and other areas of Gov. John Kasich's budget proposal. As the state Senate undertakes its review of the spending blueprint, budget...