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  • Mental health funding cuts stir outcry in Connecticut

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an outcry from advocates and families of Newtown massacre victims in Connecticut, who warn patients will...
  • Doctors, nurses deliver flip-flops to Gov. Scott

    Florida's doctors and nurses are weighing in on the fight over Medicaid expansion. A group of health professional from Miami's Jackson Health System traveled to Tallahassee last week to deliver flip-flops to Gov. Rick Scott and worn-out shoes to House...
  • Lawmakers focus on budget as scheduled end of session looms

    On the eve of the Legislature's scheduled adjournment, attention shifted Saturday to the budget and efforts to finalize a package that could garner sufficient support. House and Senate negotiators met Saturday afternoon to close out some operating budget...
  • Obamacare repeal falls off Republicans' to-do list as law takes hold

    After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over. GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while President Obama remains in office and unwilling to again...
  • $25 billion Colorado budget heads to governor's desk

    A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor's desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday. "No one pretends that this year's budget was perfect. But it was...
  • Gov. Scott compares Obama administration to Sopranos

    Gov. Rick Scott is comparing the Obama administration to the Sopranos and accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the Republican governor refuses to expand Medicaid insurance to more than 800,000 low-income families....
  • Scott compares feds to 'Sopranos' in health-care tiff

    Scott compares feds to 'Sopranos' in health-care tiff
    FORT LAUDERDALE — In an escalating war over health care, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday compared the Obama administration with a TV mobster family and accused the president of not caring for low-income families. “They don't care about the low-...
  • NY comptroller approves Medicaid contract for Xerox

    New York's comptroller on Friday approved a $565 million contract award to Xerox to redesign and operate the information management system for the state's Medicaid program. The comptroller's office said its review found insufficient grounds in the...
  • Lawsuit claims IU Health, midwifery practice risked lives

    A federal whistleblower lawsuit says IU Health and midwifery practice HealthNet defrauded the government of millions of dollars, and put low-income pregnant women at risk. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1basocT ) reports the suit accuses IU Health...
  • Illinois Tobacco Quitline closes amid grant suspensions

    The Illinois Tobacco Quitline has been put on hold as a result of Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to suspend $26 million in social service grants. The State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/1PXLanD ) reports more than two dozen people who work for the free...
  • Interfaith leaders urge lawmakers to expand Medicaid for the poor

    Interfaith leaders urge lawmakers to expand Medicaid for the poor
    Central Florida faith leaders have signed letters to Florida lawmakers urging the state legislature and Gov. Rick Scott to expand health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of Floridians who can not afford insurance. “The sacred writings of all...