By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:23 AM
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — California's biggest public pension system has lost its appeal of the ruling that allowed the city of San Bernardino to file for bankruptcy.
By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:21 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Farmers markets in Minnesota saw a jump in the use of food stamps this year. Nearly 60 farmers markets in Minnesota accept food stamps.
By Philip Klein | 11/17/13 06:08 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has asked state lawmakers to delay proposed modifications of the state's Medicaid system due to the technology problems plaguing the rollout of President Obama's health care law. Faced with the decision of whether or not to expand Medicaid earlier this year, Walker...
By Associated Press | 11/16/13 10:54 AM
President Obama's top health care official urged Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday to reverse course and accept $10 billion in federal funds to help expand the state's Medicaid program.
By Associated Press | 11/15/13 10:51 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 44-year-old New Orleans man has been sentenced in Baton Rouge to 15 months in federal prison for his role in frauds alleged to have cost Medicare more than $2.5 million. The man, former physician Anthony Stephen Jase, conceded he owes taxpayers $360,293 for his...
11/15/13 10:46 AM
CONCORD, N.H. — House and Senate committees voted Thursday to recommend that New Hampshire expand Medicaid to an estimated 49,000 poor adults, but their plans differ on how to implement the expansion. A key difference between the two bills is how quickly New Hampshire shifts the adults from...
11/15/13 10:44 AM
(www.usnews.com) As part of their PR campaign surrounding their hoped-to-be-finished-soon bill, farm state lawmakers and agriculture lobbyists have repeatedly heralded it as an oasis of bipartisan deficit-reducing compromise in a desert of scorched earth partisanship. Touting the farm bills as...
11/15/13 10:41 AM
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(www.salon.com) By an overwhelming margin, Republican voters say they approve of the recent cuts to the program
11/15/13 10:38 AM
(www.npr.org) Farm programs will likely cost the government less under any new farm bill, but the policy could be bad for the environment. Both House and Senate versions would end a big subsidy, called direct payments, that has paid money to land owners — whether they needed it or not — if...
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