Healthcare industry regulation
Texts, pictures lead to 1st doping case under new US law
By Eddie Pells Jan. 13, 2022 02:44 AM EST
Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 21, 2021 03:45 PM EDT
New York law gives nurses a voice in hospital staffing plans
Jun. 19, 2021 02:36 PM EDT
Republicans juggle deficit, pandemic and schools in budget
By Marc Levy Jun. 17, 2021 11:26 AM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are working to assemble a budget plan that would use billions in federal pandemic relief and...
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press Jun. 16, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
York Dispatch. June 14, 2021. Editorial: Awful ‘audit’ idea hatched by GOP in Pa. It seemed only a matter of time...
GOP bill would prohibit requiring any vaccination in Ohio
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins Jun. 15, 2021 08:07 AM EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No employer, either public or private, could require employees to receive vaccinations under GOP legislation pending in the Ohio House....
Lawmakers look to extend waivers under disaster declaration
By Marc Levy Jun. 09, 2021 05:43 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature appeared Wednesday to back off a wholesale end to the governor’s pandemic disaster...
W.Va. lawmakers approve using federal aid, spending on roads
By Cuneyt Dil Jun. 07, 2021 06:34 PM EDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers Monday poured federal funds and extra state cash into road repairs, health care, and education programs such...
California Senate rejects workers compensation proposal
By Adam Beam Jun. 03, 2021 08:16 PM EDT
Nursing home staffing measure signed into law
May. 28, 2021 11:34 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A bill that gives Rhode Island's nursing homes the highest staff-to-patient ratio in the nation has been signed into law by Gov. Daniel...
Connecticut offering $280M to nursing homes to avoid strikes
By Dave Collins May. 10, 2021 04:03 PM EDT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials on Monday proposed an additional $280 million in funding for nursing homes in an effort to avoid strikes by nearly...
Missouri lawmakers OK $35B budget without Medicaid expansion
By David A. Lieb May. 07, 2021 04:47 PM EDT
Senate OKs legislation to limit governor's emergency powers
By Keith Ridler May. 05, 2021 07:29 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday approved three pieces of legislation intended to curb the authority of an Idaho governor during declared...
NC bills seeking to preserve patient visitation advance
May. 05, 2021 06:11 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State lawmakers are pressing to ensure that patients at North Carolina health care facilities can receive visits from family member and...
New York to set minimum staffing levels for nursing homes
By Marina Villeneuve May. 04, 2021 06:12 PM EDT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nursing homes in New York will have to provide a minimum level of staffing under a new bill that the Democratic-led Legislature planned to...
Ducey wants nursing home oversight board axed after failures
May. 04, 2021 03:39 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed routine legislation that would have allowed the board that oversees licenses and certifications for managers...
Idaho House tries again to limit governor's emergency powers
By Keith Ridler May. 04, 2021 03:34 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Three pieces of legislation intended to curb the authority of an Idaho governor during declared emergencies passed the House on Tuesday,...
Missouri Senate votes down funding for Medicaid expansion
By Summer Ballentine Apr. 28, 2021 09:09 PM EDT
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate on Wednesday voted against paying to expand Medicaid as called for by voters last year. The late...
Revenue projects are looking rosier thanks to federal help
Apr. 28, 2021 04:59 PM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A stronger-than-expected economic recovery from the pandemic is expected to give a boost to state revenues. Revenues...
Pritzker signs expansive health care access, equity proposal
By John O'connor Apr. 27, 2021 04:10 PM EDT