By Kelly Cohen | 03/11/14 04:18 PM
Massive fraud in Medicare's prescription drug programs may be going untracked, according to a government watchdog.
By Michelle L. Price | 03/11/14 08:39 AM
Utah legislators are trying to work out an agreement on Medicaid expansion as their 2014 legislative session draws to a close at the end of the week.
By Steve Doty | 03/11/14 08:18 AM
Illinois is facing a $100 billion pension shortfall, and in 2013, the state passed pension reform that was largely backed by Gov. Pat Quinn. The reform has angered labor unions across the state, but Quinn will get their support in 2014.
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/10/14 10:56 AM
The real estate industry may be the single biggest beneficiary of tax credits, carve-outs and subsidies on the federal and state level.
By Associated Press | 03/10/14 10:29 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is calling on the Legislature to reject proposed cuts in community-based mental health cuts.
03/10/14 09:38 AM
DOVER, Del. — A new analysis shows the number of Delaware residents receiving food stamps has nearly tripled over the past decade. The News Journal obtained data from the state Department of Health and Social Services showing the number of food stamp recipients in each zip code. Every county...
03/10/14 09:31 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Nikki Haley will not support an earlier proposal to keep food stamp recipients from buying junk food, instead backing an idea requiring people in three counties to show they are working or looking for a job to get the benefits. Haley's proposal will have to be approved...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/10/14 05:34 AM
The House this week will vote on legislation that takes aim at President Obama's executive actions, while the Senate could make another attempt to pass a bill to extend federal unemployment insurance benefits. Congress will also weigh in on Russia's move into Crimea. The House returns to...
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:52 PM
A south-central Idaho home-meal delivery service accused by state and federal officials in a lawsuit of overbilling Medicaid by nearly $900,000 is denying the allegations.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:49 PM
A state panel established to address recent rate increases for workers' compensation insurance in Delaware is continuing to look at ways to keep rates down.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/07/14 06:56 AM
A group of GOP senators Thursday proposed a $10 billion plan to extend federal unemployment insurance benefits for five months without adding to the nation's deficit. Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, are among the seven Republican co-sponsors of the plan, which would...
By Philip Klein | 03/06/14 12:29 PM
President Obama's budget proposal for the coming year was widely dismissed this week as an election-year political messaging document filled with proposals that had no chance of passage. But to the extent that the plan was notable, it was more for what was left out than what was put in it.
By Associated Press | 03/06/14 08:21 AM
New Hampshire's state Senate is set to vote on a bipartisan agreement to use federal Medicaid money to buy private health insurance for thousands of poor adults.
By Associated Press | 03/06/14 08:18 AM
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is making a change in its heating assistance program that will translate into hundreds of millions in food stamp benefits.
By Josh Boak | 03/06/14 07:56 AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months as layoffs remain at pre-recession levels.
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