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  • NYC Court Calendar

    Associated Press NYC Court Calendar for Monday, May. 18. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The New...
  • Legislative deadlock, dysfunction: Front & Center

    Legislative deadlock, dysfunction: Front & Center
    This year's regular session of the Florida Legislature broke down after the House and Senate deadlocked over health-care policy, and House leaders made the surprise decision to quit three days early. Last week leaders of the two chambers scheduled a...
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday he has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Here's a quick snapshot with key things to know about Jindal. ___ THE BRIEF Named Louisiana's...
  • Gov. Scott's clock ticking for hospital data call

    Gov. Scott's clock ticking for hospital data call
    TALLAHASSEE – As of 1 p.m. Monday, the deadline for hospitals to submit financial data requested by Gov. Rick Scott, no numbers have been given to his administration. Scott spokeswoman Jackie Schutz said no numbers have been submitted, even though...
  • DKH hopes 2500 pledges help sway budget talks in Hartford

    Day Kimball Healthcare President and CEO Robert Smanik and DKH Chairman of the Board Joseph Adiletta gave area legislators some heavy packages to carry back to Hartford. At an event on May 14, the two presented state Sen. Mae Flexer (D-29) and state Reps....
  • Rep. Rene Plasencia's big, fat Medicaid mess

    Last week bore witness to a truly strange protest. Health-care activists showed up at the office of freshman GOP Rep. Rene Plasencia to demand that he support an expanded Medicaid program to cover 800,000 working-class Floridians. And Plasencia...
  • Keeping the mentally ill out of hospitals

    NEW YORK It is a busy Friday afternoon. Staff members check in guests at the front desk. Other employees lead visitors on tours of the upstairs bedrooms, or field calls from people considering future stays. Aromas of garlic and roasted chicken seep out of...
  • Expensive Hepatitis C Cure Raises Tough Questions

    Expensive Hepatitis C Cure Raises Tough Questions
    In some quarters, it is known as the Sovaldi Squeeze: on one side, the urgent need to treat a disease, and on the other, the budget-crippling cost of doing so. Connecticut, like other states, is caught in the middle. Sovaldi is the trade name of the...
  • Hogan's choice

    Hogan's choice
    Gov. Larry Hogan is right that voters elected him to bring more fiscal restraint to Annapolis, and we support him in that goal. But his decisions on how to handle his unresolved spending conflicts with the General Assembly — most notably, the $68...
  • House's health plan reduces cost and improves access

    The Florida House of Representatives supports true free-market approaches to increasing access to quality health care for more Floridians. Obamacare's Medicaid expansion clearly does not take this type of approach. The Senate has put forward a proposal,...
  • Crown Point follows Portage lead in fed funding program

    Crown Point follows Portage lead in fed funding program
    Crown Point officials have approved tapping into a federal program designed to reimburse government-owned ambulance service operators the true cost of providing ambulance service to Medicaid recipients. The city is the latest to join other of...