Budgets & Deficits

  • Plan to keep highway aid flowing advances in House

    | 07/10/14 01:12 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee took a step Thursday toward keeping highway and transit aid flowing to states just three weeks before transportation programs are forecast to go broke. The...
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  • Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request

    | 07/10/14 12:10 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants...
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  • Corbett signs budget, reduces Legislature's funds

    | 07/10/14 11:56 AM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto to strike $65 million from the General Assembly's own appropriation, urging a...
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Health Care

  • Compounding pharmacy oversight changes signed

    | 07/10/14 12:52 PM

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law overhauling state oversight of compounding pharmacies. The measure had been in the works for nearly two years, since a nationwide...
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  • WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave

    | 07/10/14 10:57 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) — WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish says that when people ask what a doctor's appointment will be like in the future, they assume that patients will physically have to visit an office....
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  • NY emergency health facility opens after Sandy

    | 07/10/14 10:39 AM

    LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban city of 33,000 is once again receiving emergency health care after its hospital was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The newly opened South Nassau Urgent...
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