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Republican Maine Governor Says He"d Rather "Go to Jail" Than Expand Medicaid Without "Sustainable" Funding

The governor says that expanding the health care program without appropriate funding could put Maine in "red ink.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Virginia Will Expand Medicaid Under Obamacare. That’s a Huge Deal for 400,000 People

The Republican-controlled legislature expanded Medicaid after years of gridlock. A raging political battle over Obamacare came to an abrupt end Wednesday when the Virginia legislature--controlled by Republicans--voted to expand Medicaid under the.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 1st, 2018

Crunching numbers: Newly released bid documents reveal plans for funding RNC in Charlotte

Local organizers of the 2020 Republican convention in Charlotte this week declined to disclose many financial details beyond the need to raise $70 million to stage the event, but bid documents released by city government late Friday afternoon paint a f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 21st, 2018

Elon Musk reportedly tried to defuse criticism of his Republican funding by asking an environmental group to ride to his rescue

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2018

Canadian temporary tattoo start-up gets $10 million in funding

A Toronto-based start-up has secured $10 million in funding from venture capitalists to expand its operations in the temporary tattoo business, the company's chief executive officer said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

Cagle hits $10 million mark in gubernatorial fundraising

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has eclipsed the $10 million mark in fundraising in the race for the Republican nomination for governor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Republican Governor Matt Bevin Shocked Black Kids Play Chess

His comments came as he visited a chess club for young people......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

South Shore Hospital tells state it needs $3 million in funding by Aug. 1 to avoid shutdown

Losing money due to a Medicaid shortfall, South Sh.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 11th, 2018

Next Insurance scores $83M to help small businesses get coverage

Next Insurance Inc. has $83 million in new venture funding to help it expand its coverage of small businesses. The two-year-old Palo Alto startup was featured in The Pitch a year ago and was founded by the same team — CEO Guy Goldstein, Chief Techno.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Sarah Palin says she was "duped" into participating in a sham interview with Sacha Baron Cohen, alleges she was dropped off at the wrong airport

Getty Images/Alex Wong Former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin slammed.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

Maine Medical Marijuana Veto Overturned by Lawmakers Standing Up to Governor

Republicans and Democrats voted to pass a bill that increases patients' access to medical marijuana, despite a veto attempt by Governor Paul LePage......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2018

Former Democratic Governor Says Brett Kavanaugh Nomination Will "Threaten the Lives of Millions’

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh will threaten the lives of millions of Americans for decades to come and will morph our Supreme Court into a political arm of the right-wing Republican Party,” McAuliffe said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 10th, 2018

Cagle passes $10 million mark in gubernatorial fund-raising

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has eclipsed the $10 million mark in fund-raising in the race for the Republican nomination for governor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

In governor’s race, TMT Development’s CEO sees solutions from Republican candidate

The Oregon race for governor is on, and Vaness Sturgeon, president and CEO of TMT Development, says Republican challenger Knute Beuhler is offering solutions to such issues as the Public Employee Retirement System’s deficit and the homeless crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

Maine Governor LePage Vetoes Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy, Cites Religious Liberty

A 2018 UCLA study estimated that more than 75,000 LGBT youth will receive conversion therapy from licensed professionals, religious leaders or spiritual advisers before they turn 18 in the states that do not ban the practice......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 7th, 2018

U.S. Army Accused Of Discharging Immigrant Recruits After Promises Of Path To Citizenship

"Breaking faith with these members of our Armed Forces as this White House has decided to is yet another low," Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 6th, 2018

Califia Farm gets $50M in funds to expand plant-based drinks

Califia Farms, maker of refrigerated nutmilk, non-dairy creamers and ready-to-drink coffee, said it has closed another round of funding that brought in over $50 million.  The latest round was led by Ambrosia Investments and existing investors Sun Pac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2018

E-Cigarette Maker Juul Is Said to Seek $1.2 Billion in Funding

Juul plans to use the influx of cash to expand internationally. Juul Labs Inc., a startup that makes electronic cigarettes, is raising $1.2 billion in a financing round that would value the company at $.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 30th, 2018

Texas" Republican governor urges Trump to scrap tariffs

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is urging President Donald Trump to rethink imposing steel and aluminum tariffs, worrying that doing so "may threaten future economic growth both in our state and across the country.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2018

Personal training Fitplan secures $4.7 million in venture funding

Wellness technology company Fitplan Technologies has raised $4.7 million in financing to expand its personal training app. Los Angeles-based Fitplan said it will use the funds to further develop the product experience, growing its community, bring.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Polis, Stapleton win Colorado gubernatorial primaries in landslides

Colorado could be headed toward its most expensive gubernatorial election ever, as self-funding Democratic congressman Jared Polis and highly financed Republican treasurer Walker Stapleton easily won their primaries Tuesday, setting up a massive clas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018