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  • Mississippi governor signs K-12 education budget bill

    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed a $2.5 billion budget for elementary and secondary schools, putting in place one of the biggest pieces of an overall state government spending plan for the coming year. Bryant signed the bill the same...
  • Advocates press Legislature, governor to expand Medicaid

    Linda Dunn works as a house cleaner and as a nursing home aide so she can care for her 44-year-old daughter, who suffers from mental illness, diabetes and other ailments. Her 73-year-old husband has a job driving people to medical appointments. And...
  • John Kasich in NH: 'I'm unorthodox because I'm normal'

    John Kasich doesn't care if you agree with him. In his first political appearance in New Hampshire in more than a decade, Ohio's scrappy Republican governor declared that real leaders shouldn't worry about polls. "If you don't like it, I guess that's...
  • Audit: State Medicaid program lost out on $27M from estates

    Missouri's Medicaid program could have recovered as much as $27 million from more than 30,000 estates of deceased patients but did not file claims in time, according to a statewide audit of federal programs released Tuesday. Federal and Missouri laws...
  • CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

    CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law
    The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although...
  • House GOP calls for savings from health department merger

    Michigan's House signaled Tuesday it won't try to block the proposed merger of the state's Community Health and Human Services departments but will seek cost savings as a result. A budget approved unanimously for Community Health by a House...
  • W.Va. governor signs budget with $15M from reserves

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed next year's state budget Tuesday after nixing about $11 million for a variety of programs, from higher education to health. In a difficult budget year, the vetoes made it possible to rely on only $14.8 million from state...
  • GOP moves ahead on budget plans; eyes Obamacare repeal bill

    House and Senate Republicans steamed ahead Tuesday toward likely approval of balanced budget outlines, essential early steps along a path to send President Barack Obama legislation to wipe out his five-year-old health care law and eliminate deficits...
  • Calculator in hand, Scott makes tax-cut push

    Calculator in hand, Scott makes tax-cut push
    TALLAHASSEE — Gators, lawmakers and state workers were all on hand as Gov. Rick Scott manned his "tax-cut calculator" booth in the Capitol on Tuesday, watching and sometimes participating as he showed people how much they'd save under his plan. It'...
  • Walker: Medicaid expansion, Interior energy bill must-haves

    Gov. Bill Walker said he considers Medicaid expansion and an Interior energy bill to be must-haves for the remainder of the legislative session. Walker told The Associated Press in an interview Monday that Medicaid expansion should be able to pass this...
  • High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

    Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses. Now, there's a new problem: Even insurers think it's unaffordable. Life insurance firms...