In 2015, Medicaid accounted for 20 percent of state budget spending. According to new research by the Foundation for Government Accountability, Medicaid spending now accounts for 30 percent of state budgets, skyrocketing to an estimated $603 billion in 2018.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign plans to spend more than $30 million on TV ads in early 2020 states, people familiar with the plan told The New York Times.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey retweeted links to a report signed by more than 11,000 scientists who argue that the population “must be stabilized — and, ideally, gradually reduced — within a framework that ensures social integrity.”
Following through with the Obama administration’s commitments would impose clear economic harm on the U.S. by driving energy prices higher — and that’s just a small part of the overall cost. Americans would pay more for food, health care, education, clothes, and more.
The unemployment rate for black Americans fell to 5.4 percent in October, the lowest level since the government first started recording employment data in 1972. The jobless rate in America reached a 50-year low in April 2019.
Following months of national media coverage over the handling of illegal aliens in his custody, Montgomery County, Maryland, Executive Marc Elrich has somewhat reversed a sanctuary policy he signed into law.
Warren’s campaign said her single-payer health plan would cost “just under” $52 trillion over a decade, including $20.5 trillion in new federal spending.
The White House is laying out a “Health Care for You” agenda to boost competition and transparency, lower prescription prices, and produce greater affordability in health-related costs.
This month’s report found that the SSA issued $11.6 million in payments to a sampling of 149 beneficiaries and 4 representative payees who died in Puerto Rico from January 1992 through December 2016. Previous reports follow a similar pattern.
A new Tax Foundation study ranks New Hampshire sixth in its 2020 State Business Tax Climate Index. Neighboring states did not fare so well in the study, which ranked Maine at 33rd, Massachusetts 36th, Vermont 44th and Connecticut 47th.
President Donald Trump’s campaign manager said the president raked in millions of dollars on Thursday, the day House Democrats voted to support an impeachment inquiry.