Thursday, January 21, 2016

New Nebraska Medicaid Bill to Offer 'Private Option'

After three failed attempts to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law, Nebraska lawmakers will unveil a new proposal this week that would offer private coverage to thousands of… Read More
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Major Drugmakers Push Back In U.S. Price Debate

With a backlash brewing over the price of medicines in the United States, drugmakers are pushing back with a new message: Most people don't pay retail.  Continue reading. Read More
Thursday, January 21, 2016

New York Officer to Stand Trial for Fatal Shooting of Black Man

The manslaughter trial of a New York City police officer who fired the bullet that killed an unarmed black man in the darkened stairwell of a housing project is due… Read More
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Obama declares emergency in Michigan over bad water: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday and ordered federal aid for state and local response efforts in the county where the city of… Read More
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Lawmakers Seek To Collect Taxes Owed On Internet Sales

How honest are Utahns? By law, they are supposed to pay sales tax on any online purchases they make by voluntarily adding it to their state income tax returns.  Last… Read More
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Maryland Panel Recommends Major Changes to Police Practices

A Maryland legislative panel on Monday offered sweeping changes in police policies, including giving officers periodic psychological evaluations and allowing the public to attend police trial boards.  Under the proposed… Read More
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Kentucky Governor to Dismantle State's Health Insurance Exchange: Newspaper

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has notified U.S. authorities that he plans to dismantle the state's health insurance exchange created under the Obama Administration's Affordable Care Act, the Courier-Journal reported on… Read More
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Washington State Announces Federal Cybersecurity Partnership, Office of Privacy and Data Protection

On Jan. 6 at the Governor's Summit on Cybersecurity and Privacy, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced two new programs to strengthen cybersecurity and privacy in the state. Washington will partner… Read More
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Judges Select New Virginia Congressional Map

A federal three-judge panel selected a new congressional map for the 2016 elections Thursday.  The map is one of two proposed maps that a court-appointed special master — in this… Read More
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