(GPO.gov) Here’s your new health care plan, America: All 2,407 pages of it. (PDF 4.08MB)
Arizona Governor cuts Medicaid, SCHIP
(ABC 15 News) Governor Jan Brewer said the federal healthcare reform bill sitting in Congress would financially devastate Arizona, arguing that a bill drafted by Congress would not be a good fit for […]
Idaho first state to pass legislation prohibiting federal health care reform
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter was the first to sign a piece of legislation into law which would prohibit the federal government from requiring citizens to buy health insurance. Similar legislation is pending in 37 other states including Alaska
EPA administrator distances herself from IPCC
When EPA administrator Lisa Jackson decided that the EPA would consider the air we exhale (CO2) a pollutant, she cited from the IPCC AR4 report. But now that the climategate story is out in the open, she appears to have circled the wagons.
NH town rejects federal stimulus funding because of federal wage rules
(Seacoast Online) As stimulating as it might have sounded at the time, the city recently declined $2.5 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for its new water treatment plant because federal […]
MN suesover campaign finance laws
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce sues in federal court to void state campaign finance laws (Business Week) The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is asking a federal judge to void state campaign finance laws that […]
Opinion: Warming’s Uncertain Science
(Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) Before trillions more of our dollars are wasted in a vain effort to control the weather 100 years from now, our leaders should be much more certain that human activities are […]
Budget request uncovers mismanagement of Alaska Medicaid
(Fairbanks Daily News-miner) The state suspended, for one year ending in mid-2009, a school-focused Medicaid reimbursement program after muddy financial reporting raised red flags with federal agencies. The Department of Health and Social Services has asked for a legislative OK to balance its books by $7 million to try to resolve past budgeting issues within the program.