Delaware will be cutting a state-run program that offers discounted medical services for those not eligible for the state’s Medicaid program. Officials say the end of the program is part of a long-term push to get people to enroll in consistent coverage, rather than for charity care.
Moves by some states to legalize marijuana are not in line with international drugs conventions, the United Nations anti-narcotics chief said, adding he would discuss the issue in Washington, D.C. next week.
Recently, a Cape May man allegedly shot down a drone flying over his house—and was charged criminally.
Whether Cincinnati loses its last abortion clinic could now rest with a federal judge. Planned Parenthood is challenging an Ohio law passed last year that says the clinic needs a patient-transfer agreement with a private hospital.
"There's no reason at this point to panic," Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear said. October's receipts are encouraging, he said, and his staff will continue to monitor revenues before any action may be needed.
The American Civil Liberties Union urged U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to allow same-sex marriage to proceed in Kansas even while a case challenging the state’s ban on the unions remains in the appeals process.
With four days to go before open enrollment begins, the New Mexico health insurance exchange has announced the companies selected to market the statewide health insurance marketplace.
The state roads director said Nebraska's chance at success in addressing its 20-year needs is "critically" dependent on Congress' success in passing a new, stable and adequately funded federal transportation bill.
At least a dozen Wisconsin judges have imposed drunken driving sentences below the statutory minimums, leaving chronic offenders to serve little prison time, a newspaper investigation found.
Next session, Texas lawmakers will have 29 billion reasons to reconsider Medicaid expansion. That's how many federal dollars the Obama administration could hold hostage to compel some legislative solution for 1 million uninsured Texans not helped by the Affordable Care Act.
Now that Republican Gov. Rick Scott has been re-elected, he is expected to resume negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida over an agreement that gave the tribe exclusive rights to blackjack and other table games in exchange for $1 billion over five years.
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s latest plan to stabilize the state health insurance system would require local school boards to come up with $38.3 million in new dollars for their share of employee insurance costs. State and local governments pay 75 percent of the health insurance premiums for state employees, teachers, administrators and others.
The state will have $7.5 billion in its general fund to spend next fiscal year, state economists estimated, or 3.9 percent more than in this year’s budget, which started July 1.