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  • Utah leaders criticized for closed-door Medicaid talks

    A decision by Utah's Republican governor and GOP legislative leaders to negotiate Medicaid expansion behind closed doors has rankled some who argue the process should be transparent. The proposal crafted during the talks will receive a public hearing...
  • Audit: Maryland misallocated $28.4M for health exchange

    Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit released Friday. The audit marked the first time the inspector general of the Department of Health and...
  • Senate endorses compromise Medicaid expansion plan

    Montana Senators have endorsed a Republican's compromise Medicaid expansion bill after voting to blast it out of committee and onto the floor. Senators endorsed the measure 28-22 on Friday after more than 90 minutes of debate. Sen. Ed Buttrey of Great...
  • State considers delaying independent health-worker proposal

    Gov. John Kasich's administration on Friday said it's open to delaying a proposal that has sparked hours of legislative testimony from people with disabilities who fear it could limit their choice in picking the workers who help them bathe, get dressed...
  • Arkansas budget bill boosts money for schools, prisons

    Arkansas' public schools, prisons and Medicaid programs are set to receive boosts in funding while most other state agencies will see a 1 percent cut under a nearly $5.2 billion proposed state budget unveiled Friday afternoon. House and Senate leaders...
  • A primary test for a Democrat who broke with his caucus on Medicaid expansion

    In last year's Medicaid expansion fight, there was lots of rumbling on both sides of the issue to the effect of "Just what 'til voters get a chance to weigh in on what you did." Now, very quietly over in Portsmouth, it looks as if that's about to...
  • Florida House should support good Senate bills

    Florida House should support good Senate bills
    The Florida Senate is considering two bills that would enhance the lives of constituents, but both measures are likely to meet a quick death in the more conservative House, where political ideology too often trumps the needs of Floridians. The Senate...
  • Obamacare at 5 years: Are we better off now?

    Obamacare just passed its fifth anniversary as a law, but don't be surprised if you didn't hear much about it. After all this time, polls show the public still doesn't like it. Results are more important than perception, of course. So let's ask: If...
  • McAuliffe signs clean budget; bill vetoes coming

    McAuliffe signs clean budget; bill vetoes coming
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed off on the state budget Thursday without suggesting any amendments or line item vetoes, the first time that's happened in Virginia since 1998. McAuliffe, a Democrat in his second year as governor, was at the signing joined by...
  • Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange launch

    Audit says Maryland overbilled federal government $28.4M in health exchange launch
    A long-awaited audit of Maryland's health insurance exchange has found that the state improperly billed the federal government $28.4 million as former Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration struggled to launch what would become one of the most troubled...
  • UCF downtown campus isn't in budget — yet

    UCF downtown campus isn't in budget — yet
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite having one of the most powerful state legislators behind the project, funding for the proposed UCF downtown campus isn't specifically set out in the budget — at least not yet. Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando,...