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Senate GOP Moderates Won't Save Medicaid As We Know It

The health insurance of millions of Americans depends on it, as does affordable and high quality health insurance for many of us. But it would cut taxes, which could jolt the economy, and it could prevent the full collapse of Obamacare. That was the lowest percentage in the country, according to statistics compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Making this such a crucial debate for the GOP is the fact that 20 Republican senators hail from states that expanded ...


CBO gives a brutal diagnosis of GOP's health plan

CBO gives a brutal diagnosis of GOP's health plan

What would the House GOP bill do? . Premium hikes for older Americans . There is no reason to believe, as the CBO does, that there will be around 18 million people enrolled in the exchanges by this time next year. Health care groups that represent doctors and patients are warning members of Congress that the House Republicans' plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would hurt people who need insurance most.



Friction remains between House, Senate over pay hike

The Texas legislative session ends Monday - unless Abbott orders lawmakers back to work once it's over. The Senate's school finance formula - now in Senate substitute for House Bill 2186 - provides for even less new funding for schools.



Seniors not on board with GOP's healthcare plan

The strong opposition of the bills clearly calls for another voting. As a result, the CBO analysis estimates that 14 million people would lose Medicaid coverage , which accounts for most of the savings under the bill, $834 billion over 10 years.


Supreme Court rules NC congressional districts gerrymandered

Supreme Court rules NC congressional districts gerrymandered

The Supreme Court has also never said legislative districts can not be mapped based on plainly partisan aims like maximizing one party's election chances. Critics of the new voting maps also contended that the legislature was to trying to limit the number of districts in the state that could be won by the Democrats.