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  • GOP unveils budget plans in face of Obama opposition

    Republicans controlling Congress Wednesday unveiled a budget plan for the upcoming year and beyond, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama over his signature health care law and his vow to boost spending on domestic programs like...
  • Mayo: House Speaker drops gavel on poor

    Mayo: House Speaker drops gavel on poor
    The gavel that Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli slammed down Tuesday to bring an abrupt halt to the 2015 legislative session is made from the wood of orange trees planted by his great-grandfather and grandfather in the 1930s and 1940s. Those...
  • 20 arrested at NC Legislature protesting GOP's policies

    Twenty people are facing trespassing and other charges after members of the "Moral Monday" movement disrupted the North Carolina Senate and House on Wednesday to protest Republican policy priorities. Ten demonstrators were arrested during an evening...
  • Group leaves Washington, but no Medicaid deal yet

    Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders said they were optimistic Wednesday after leaving a meeting in Washington with federal officials, but they're still without a deal or new flexibility to expand Medicaid in Utah. The group said they...
  • House leaders failed Fla. by ending session early: Editorial

    House leaders failed Fla. by ending session early: Editorial
    It would be much too charitable to give the Florida House a grade of incomplete for this year's regular legislative session. For ending the session three days early this week, we'd give the House an F — as in failure or fiasco. Think about it:...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 30

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA SENATE ASKS HOUSE TO RETURN, SAYS SHUTDOWN ILLEGAL Florida state senators are contending that the House decision to abruptly shut down their work this week...
  • Senate and House health committees reject Medicaid expansion

    Louisiana's lawmakers have turned back efforts to expand the state Medicaid program to give the working poor government-funded health insurance, the third year of defeats for the legislation. The Senate health care committee voted 5-3 Wednesday against a...
  • Montana governor signs Medicaid expansion into law

    After several years and a long bumpy road to passage, the governor signed a bill into law Wednesday to expand Medicaid eligibility to about 70,000 low-income Montanans. Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock signed the Montana Health and Economic Livelihood...
  • Anthem Reports Strong Quarter On Medicaid Growth

    Anthem Reports Strong Quarter On Medicaid Growth
    Anthem Inc. reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations as its Medicaid business grew. Anthem of Indianapolis is the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, based in Wallingford, the largest insurer in the...
  • Democrats highlight potential obstacles in Rauner budget

    With just weeks left before Illinois' 2016 budget must be passed, Democratic leaders and GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner remain far apart on how to bridge a $6 billion revenue gap. A memo circulated by Senate Democrats late Tuesday questions roughly $5.8 billion...
  • Why Medicaid expansion does not work for Florida

    Why Medicaid expansion does not work for Florida
          In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court gave states the option to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare and Florida has chosen not to expand. There are principled reasons for declining to grow a program that currently covers 3.7 million Floridians at a cost...