- Maine Democrats continue Medicaid expansion push Updated: Apr-16-14 4:06 am
- Bill establishes NH paint disposal program Updated: Apr-16-14 4:05 am
- County, feds at odds over drug case payments Updated: Apr-15-14 9:04 pm
- Leaders await decision on Indiana Plan expansion Updated: Apr-15-14 7:59 pm
- USDA says NC health agency met food stamp deadline Updated: Apr-15-14 7:52 pm
- St. Louis police take new approach to 'johns' Updated: Apr-15-14 5:55 pm
- Fiscal impact of Medicaid initiative questioned Updated: Apr-15-14 5:02 pm
- Ga. alters state employee health insurance program Updated: Apr-15-14 4:50 pm
- Ill. House orders new audit of anti-violence funds Updated: Apr-15-14 4:14 pm
- MaineCare rides bill fails veto override attempt Updated: Apr-15-14 3:50 pm
- $32 million budget fix sent to Maine governor Updated: Apr-15-14 2:43 pm
- USDA give GA deadline to improve food stamp system Updated: Apr-15-14 2:22 pm
- Praeger, Kansas groups urge health compact veto Updated: Apr-15-14 1:47 pm
- Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies Updated: Apr-15-14 1:07 pm
- Group urges Alabama to create dam safety program Updated: Apr-15-14 12:34 pm
- Va. House Republicans reaffirm Medicaid opposition Updated: Apr-15-14 11:52 am
- Maine House OKs bill to expand preschool programs Updated: Apr-15-14 10:34 am
- Salem doctor bills Medicare the most in Oregon Updated: Apr-15-14 10:03 am
- Democrats to remove Bethune from House 64 primary Updated: Apr-15-14 9:28 am
- Boston Globe wins Pulitzer for bombing coverage Updated: Apr-15-14 6:44 am
- Program to give designation to healthy businesses Updated: Apr-15-14 4:07 am
- Chicago bike-share program breaks one-day record Updated: Apr-15-14 4:06 am
- 3 GOP governors blast Medicare Advantage rates Updated: Apr-15-14 3:05 am
- Woman sentenced to prison in $25M health scam Updated: Apr-14-14 11:56 pm
- ACLU seeks to oppose diocese in birth control suit Updated: Apr-14-14 8:13 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Democrats are advancing a new bill to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 70,000 low-income residents under the federal health care law, but its chance of getting past Republican Gov. Paul LePage is slim.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire would join a national program developed by paint manufacturers to dispose of old paint under a bill before a Senate committee.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Coconino County has offered to repay the U.S. Justice Department $700,000 it received for prosecuting drug trafficking cases after an audit found no proof of federal involvement in the cases.
INDIANAPOLIS - Two of the state's top Republican lawmakers said Tuesday that they would like to see the federal government sign off on an expansion of Medicaid through the state's health care plan for low-income residents, but they added that they have little idea how soon that could happen.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The federal government says it's satisfied that North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services has met the final deadline to whittle down its backlog of food stamp applications at local social service offices.
ST. LOUIS - Men who prowl the streets of St. Louis for prostitutes can expect a brightly colored postcard in the mail - from police.
HELENA, Montana - Attorney General Tim Fox is asking the state Supreme Court to order a new fiscal note for a ballot initiative that seeks to expand the Medicaid program in Montana.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Community Health announced Tuesday that it is looking to increase the number of companies participating in the State Health Benefit Plan and will offer more coverage options for state employees, including HMOs, beginning next year.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois lawmakers are seeking a new audit of anti-violence spending under Gov. Pat Quinn after a review in February found "pervasive" mismanagement in an earlier program.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers have failed to keep alive a bill that supporters say would have improved the criticized MaineCare rides program.
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers sent a bill to Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday that fixes a $32 million gap in the state budget next fiscal year and moves hundreds of developmentally disabled residents off waitlists for Medicaid services like home-based care.
ATLANTA - Federal officials have given Georgia a deadline to show that it's doing a better job of processing food stamp applications.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and several health care organizations urged Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday to veto legislation that would allow Kansas to join a multistate health care compact.
DANE, Wisconsin - Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across Wisconsin.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A group urged Alabama to create an inspection program for the hundreds of dams across the state, most of which they say go unregulated.
RICHMOND, Virginia - House Republicans say they remain resolute in their opposition to using federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to as many as 400,000 low-income Virginians.
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine House has given final approval to a bill designed to boost the number of public preschool programs in the state.
SALEM, Oregon - A Salem rheumatologist received more money from Medicare in 2012 than any other doctor in Oregon.
SUMTER, South Carolina - The South Carolina Democratic Party says it is taking steps to remove Willie Lee Bethune from the June House District 64 primary after his conviction for Medicaid fraud.
NEW YORK - An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana is launching a new statewide health initiative to give a special designation to schools, businesses and organizations deemed to be making healthy choices.
CHICAGO - Chicago officials say the city's bicycle-sharing program has set a single-day record.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Three Southern Republican governors are writing President Barack Obama to complain about newly announced Medicare Advantage payments.
LOS ANGELES - The former owner of a Los Angeles medical equipment company has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for submitting nearly $25 million in bogus Medicare bills.
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking to enter a pending federal lawsuit to argue against Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming that are trying to block the birth-control coverage requirement in the federal health care overhaul.