Lawmakers vote to bank pandemic funds, boost schools funding
By Mark Scolforo Jun. 25, 2021 11:37 AM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state budget that dumps billions in federal coronavirus money into savings, boosts spending on education and provides aid to nursing...
Editorial Roundup: U.S.
By The Associated Press Jun. 23, 2021 11:53 AM EDT
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 22 The Kansas City Star on hubris and COVID...
Watchdog: Nursing home deaths up 32% in 2020 amid pandemic
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Jun. 22, 2021 12:02 AM EDT
Most Idaho nursing home workers unvaccinated for COVID-19
Jun. 21, 2021 04:58 PM EDT
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Less than half of nursing home workers in Idaho have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 21, 2021 03:45 PM EDT
Democrats see springboard for health care in high court win
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Jun. 19, 2021 08:38 AM EDT
Reminder: Masks still required in healthcare settings
Jun. 18, 2021 04:01 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Wearing a mask is still required in a healthcare setting and is still one of the most effective tools in preventing the spread of COVID-19...
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 18, 2021 12:49 PM EDT
Rutland Herald. June 14, 2021. Editorial: First in the nation Congratulations, Vermont. We did it. We moved the needle...
GOP needs new health care target; 'Obamacare' survives again
By Alan Fram Jun. 18, 2021 12:35 AM EDT
'Obamacare' survives: Supreme Court dismisses big challenge
By Mark Sherman Jun. 17, 2021 10:21 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Florida
By The Associated Press Jun. 16, 2021 01:23 PM EDT
Palm Beach Post. June 12, 2021. Editorial: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis errs in restricting race studies in schools At a...
More than 100K Oklahomans sign up under Medicaid expansion
Jun. 11, 2021 04:41 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 100,000 Oklahomans have qualified for Medicaid since enrollment began this month under an expansion of the program that voters...
Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin
By The Associated Press Jun. 08, 2021 05:00 PM EDT
Wisconsin State Journal. June 6, 2021. Editorial: Republicans shouldn’t risk $1.5B for Wisconsin schools Wisconsin...
Far-right Idaho Republicans battle to control party, state
By Keith Ridler Jun. 08, 2021 12:40 PM EDT
Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Evers launches bid for second term
By Scott Bauer Jun. 05, 2021 08:55 PM EDT
Biden turns to Obama to help boost health care enrollment
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar And Aamer Madhani Jun. 05, 2021 01:17 PM EDT
More than 50K Oklahomans sign up under Medicaid expansion
Jun. 04, 2021 03:56 PM EDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 51,700 Oklahomans have qualified for Medicaid since enrollment began this week under an expansion of the program that voters...
Editorial Roundup: Kansas
By The Associated Press Jun. 01, 2021 02:02 PM EDT
Kansas City Star. May 30, 2021. Editorial: Racist, hateful recordings show the Wyandotte County DA’s ‘integrity’ unit had none ...
Editorial Roundup: Texas
By The Associated Press May. 31, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
San Antonio Express-News. May 30, 2021. Editorial: Let’s honor all our fallen: soldiers and virus victims After a year...
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...