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  • Q&A: How the Great Recession affected children

    Q&A: How the Great Recession affected children
    WASHINGTON — Five years after the Great Recession ended, many Americans are still reeling from its effects. Perhaps no group was harmed more by the downturn than children. Roughly 2 million more children live in poverty today than at the start...
  • Alburtis council approves three-year police contract

    Alburtis council approves three-year police contract
    Alburtis' three full-time patrol officers will receive a 22-cent-per-hour pay bump and a 6.6 percent raise this year under a three-year contract approved by council last week. The board, by a 7-2 vote, approved the deal last Wednesday that was nine...
  • Health agency for the poor spends $476,000 on meals, entertainment

    Health agency for the poor spends $476,000 on meals, entertainment
    Los Angeles County supervisors chided officials with the L.A. Care public health plan after an audit found that the agency spent $476,000 on meals and entertainment between October 2013 and January of this year. The audit released last week found that...
  • Health insurance enrollment deadline looms

    Health insurance enrollment deadline looms
    Health advocates across the state have begun the final push to enroll citizens in insurance plans under health care reform, enticing them with a star Orioles player, extended hours and late-night breakfast at Denny's. The Feb. 15 deadline to enroll is...
  • Twice as many get private insurance through Md. health exchange

    Twice as many get private insurance through Md. health exchange
    The number of people who bought private health plans on the Maryland exchange set up under health reform doubled from last year. Private plans were bought by 119,096 people during the three-month open enrollment that ended Sunday, the Maryland Health...
  • Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall

    Q&A: Why Affordable Care Act costs continue to fall
    As the Supreme Court considers the fate of government subsidies to millions of consumers receiving coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a nonpartisan budget analysis found Monday that projected costs of President Obama's signature healthcare program...
  • New Britain Firefighters Contract Raises Pay, Cuts Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — A new contract between the city and its unionized firefighters weakens their traditional health insurance coverage but gives them raises totaling more than 11 percent between now and mid-2018. Mayor Erin Stewart, who had threatened to...
  • U of I to establish new medical school downstate

    URBANA — University of Illinois trustees on Thursday signed off on a plan to create a new engineering-based medical school at the Urbana-Champaign campus that will rely on a mix of private and public funds. Administrators hope the school will...
  • Stop blocking bipartisan plan for health coverage

    Stop blocking bipartisan plan for health coverage
    Now that a plan to expand health insurance coverage to at least 800,000 Floridians has won unanimous, bipartisan approval in a state Senate committee, it's past time for the House's Republican majority to stop stonewalling the initiative. Only...
  • Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers

    Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers
    The high rate of "shopping" in Pennsylvania during the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act has ratcheted up competition among insurance companies and will help to keep rate hikes in check, according to the U.S. Department of Health...
  • U.S., states probe massive data breach at health insurer Anthem

    U.S., states probe massive data breach at health insurer Anthem
    Alarmed by the vast breach of consumer privacy, federal and state officials have launched investigations into the cyberattack at insurance giant Anthem Inc. that involved up to 80 million Americans. State insurance commissioners announced plans Friday...