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  • Leyden group warns Rauner cuts could hurt mentally ill

    Leyden group warns Rauner cuts could hurt mentally ill
    About five years ago, Venessa Fitzsimmons, 65, of Franklin Park, lost control. "I attacked my manager because he was taking things out of my cab," Fitzsimmons said. "I went berserk. He was 6'5" and I'm 5'6." I was going to throttle him but I couldn't...
  • Florida House abruptly adjourns early over budget impasse

    The annual session of the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature crashed to a halt Tuesday as the House adjourned three days early because of a budget impasse with the Senate over Medicaid expansion. Bills covering everything from tax cuts to...
  • Why Baltimore burns for Freddie Gray

    There are fires in Baltimore. This may add fuel to them, but so be it: Freddie Gray's April 19th death while in police custody is almost entirely about race. Sure, it's about community policing policies and standards. It's also about the economic...
  • Scott files lawsuit against Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott sued the Obama administration Tuesday, charging that federal officials are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds. The Republican governor points to a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Aetna Reports Strong First Quarter, Beating Expectations

    Aetna Reports Strong First Quarter, Beating Expectations
    Aetna had strong first-quarter results as the company reported membership growth, greater revenue and lower costs related to acquisitions and extinguishing debt. Net income for the quarter was $777.5 million, or $2.20 per share, compared with $665.5...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 28

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. GOP-LED FLORIDA HOUSE ADJOURNS EARLY IN SPAT OVER MEDICAID MONEY The annual session of the Republican-controlled Legislature crashed to a halt Tuesday as the House...
  • Baltimore County squashes rumors of another 'purge' outside city

    Baltimore County squashes rumors of another 'purge' outside city
    Following rumors on social media of another planned "purge" like the one that led to rioting in Baltimore Monday, Security Square Mall, the Social Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Baltimore County decided to...
  • State to extend Get Covered Illinois PR contract by 2 months

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is negotiating a two-month contract extension with the public relations firm that handles the state's promotion of health insurance coverage, an indication of the Republican governor's cautious co-existence with...
  • Gov calls special session on issues like budget, Medicaid

    Gov. Bill Walker spared little time in calling state lawmakers into a special session after the Legislature adjourned late Monday with a partially funded state operating budget. Walker's proclamation came shortly after the House and Senate adjourned from...
  • Leaders stuck on health care fight

    Leaders stuck on health care fight
    TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers made no progress Monday in settling the war over health-care funding, as Friday's deadline for the end of the regular session loomed. The latest salvo in the battle came from Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, who...
  • Key senator wants answers from mental health care officials

    A key Democratic state senator is asking Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's administration for answers as a mental health provider prepares to pull out of southern New Mexico. Senate President Pro Tem Mary Kay Papen said she's concerned about the...