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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

3 Red States Voted to Expand Medicaid in the Midterm Elections. Here’s Why

The typically Republican states voted to pass something often thought of as decidedly Democratic. In three states considered to be Republican territory, voters cast their ballots fo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 7th, 2018

Molinaro supports state takeover of Medicaid costs

Republican candidate for governor Marc Molinaro is looking to court voters with a plan to cut property taxes that includes a state takeover of counties' Medicaid costs. Molinaro, who has been well... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 23rd, 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

Wisconsin’s New Democratic Governor: Republican Power Grab Is a ‘Hot Mess’

"If Scott Walker had won this election, we wouldn't be sitting here talking to you today," Governor.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 9th, 2018

Transit chief asks business community"s help to fix subways

Byford implores vendors to give MTA another shot as he seeks billions from Albany, Amazon He reiterated the importance of securing more "sustainable funding" from Albany and said congestion... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Cuomo to distribute $9M for opioid-addiction treatment

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that more than $9 million in federal funding will go to expanding opioid-addiction treatment in the state. The funding includes $5.7 million to expand access to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 6th, 2018

Houston"s Apartment Butler makes big hires, plans to expand to Austin

In October, Apartment Butler Inc. closed a $2 million funding round......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2018

Court Upholds Voter Fraud Conviction for Green-Card Holder. Texas Woman Previously Voted for the AG Who Prosecuted Her

The mother of four will probably be deported following her jail sentence. Rosa Maria Ortega’s conviction on voter fraud in 2017 for casting ballots in five elections in Texas for Republican can.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 28th, 2018

US Senate Republicans Push for Guaranteed Border Wall Funding

US Senate Republicans Push for Guaranteed Border Wall Funding Senate Republican leaders have discussed with President Donald Trump providing $5-B in guaranteed funds for the wall along the US southern border......»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 28th, 2018

As shutdown looms, Trump and GOP leaders discuss border wall

With a partial government shutdown possible in just 10 days, President Donald Trump met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes funding for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 28th, 2018

Trump, GOP leaders meet on border wall as shutdown looms

With a partial government shutdown looming in just 10 days, President Donald Trump met with Republican leaders Tuesday to hash out a spending plan that includes funding for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 27th, 2018

Corporate America"s debt boom looks like a bust for the economy

Despite strong incentives in the Republican tax plan for American executives to expand, invest and ultimately boost the U.S. economy’s growth potential, a lot of the debt companies are issuing appears to be motivated by something else......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 19th, 2018

Corporate America"s debt boom looks like a bust for the economy

Despite strong incentives in the Republican tax plan for American executives to expand, invest and ultimately boost the U.S. economy’s growth potential, a lot of the debt companies are issuing appears to be motivated by something else......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 19th, 2018

Democrat Andrew Gillum officially ends bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican Ron DeSantis

Associated Press/Steve Cannon Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida governor's race and congratulated his Republican opponent, Ron DeSantis. Gillum initially conceded on election night, but retracted it after the vote margin nar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2018

Abrams "Virtually" Concedes Georgia Race; Admits Kemp Will Be Next Governor Yet Plans To Sue

Democrat Stacey Adams ended her run for Georgia governor on Friday - admitting that her Republican opponent Brian Kemp would be the next governor, yet refusing to concede the race.  Abrams says she will file a "major" feder.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 16th, 2018

Abrams acknowledges Kemp"s victory in governor"s race

While not calling it a concession speech, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams acknowledged late Friday that Republican Brian Kemp will be Georgia's next governor......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

CMS to allow Medicaid to pay for inpatient psych care

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will allow states to use Medicaid funding to pay for short-term inpatient psychiatric care—a departure from a decades-long policy forbidding the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 14th, 2018

Maine Republican sues to block ranked choice count

Maine Republican R.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott files more lawsuits against Florida election officials as a recount on his US Senate race is being closely watched

REUTERS/Joe Skipper Florida Republican Governor Rick Scot has filed more lawsuits against local election officials.  He asked a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they're not in use.  A recount betwe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tight Florida Senate and governor races head to a recount

The Florida Senate race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson is headed to a recount as unofficial election results Saturday showed Scott leading Nelson by a slight margin......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2018