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  • The shame of Mississippi, where racism and stupidity killed Obamacare

    From Politico and Kaiser Health News comes this jaw-dropping look at Mississippi, the national graveyard of the Affordable Care Act's promise: "There are wide swaths of Mississippi where the Affordable Care Act is not a reality,” Conner Reeves,...
  • Endorsements for the Illinois House

    Endorsements for the Illinois House
    The Tribune offers final endorsements today in contested races for the Illinois House. 81st District: Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove is an outspoken, policy-driven Republican. In May, he delivered a daylong, line-by-line inquisition of the Democrats'...
  • When it comes to office write-off, size may matter

    When it comes to office write-off, size may matter
    Q: I moonlight as a consultant and use one room in my home as my office. I have read that to be able to take a home office deduction, my room has to be used regularly and exclusively for business. Exactly what is meant by exclusive? Can I, for example,...
  • Future planning for special needs - What you need to know

    Future planning for special needs - What you need to know
    The day to day concerns of caring for a child with special needs are profound. Add on the responsibilities of parenting other children and maintaining a happy home, and you end up with little to no time to plan for the future care of your child with...
  • A new sign that opting out of Medicaid expansion will cost states money

    The Kaiser Family Foundation's latest issue brief on Medicaid offers new evidence on the fiscal implications for states that have opted out of the Medicaid expansion available under the Affordable Care Act. Opting out, the foundation says, is very costly....
  • Jewish Journal endorsement: Charlie Crist for governor

    Jewish Journal endorsement: Charlie Crist for governor
    When Gov. Rick Scott was candidate Rick Scott, the editorial board of this newspaper was nervous about him securing the state's top job. We endorsed Scott's opponent, Alex Sink, who had served honorably as the state's Chief Financial Officer and ran a...
  • A dose of good news on CountyCare

     A dose of good news on CountyCare
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle recently visited the Tribune Editorial Board and delivered a dose of unexpected good news about the county's health care system: The fledgling Medicaid expansion known as CountyCare is looking healthier than it...
  • 90,000 Pennsylvania women may lose free Medicaid family planning coverage

    HARRISBURG — Some 90,000 Pennsylvania women are at risk of losing access to the free family planning and women's health-care coverage they now receive through a special Medicaid program. But they may be able to gain the coverage right back by...
  • Child poverty in U.S. is at highest point in 20 years, report finds

    Child poverty in U.S. is at highest point in 20 years, report finds
    Child poverty in America is at its highest point in 20 years, putting millions of children at increased risk of injuries, infant mortality, and premature death, according to a policy analysis published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. As the U.S....
  • Brown's fiscal fallacies

    Brown's fiscal fallacies
    After complaining about his Democratic opponent's repeated and disingenuous attacks on his plans to trim the state budget, Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan is engaging in exactly the same sort of cynical campaigning with his claims that Lt....
  • Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding

    Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding
    In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance — and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to...