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York Daily Record
Codorus adapts for special needs' kayakersHalter volunteer as wildlife watcher guides and Special Olympics coaches at Cod
Codorus adapts for special needs' kayakers
York Daily Record / Posted an hour ago
Halter volunteer as wildlife watcher guides and Special Olympics coaches at Codorus. Delozier also works with Penn-Mar Human Services. "We support adults with disabilities," she said. Looker said the goal is not to have adaptive kayak... Read more
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Raw Story
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe’s quest to stop a pipelinePolicy Council director Celia Munoz, and the heads of the Departments of Energy
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe’s quest to stop a pipeline
Raw Story / Posted an hour ago
Policy Council director Celia Munoz, and the heads of the Departments of Energy; Agriculture; Education; Health and Human Services; and the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a senior administration official who asked not to be... Read more
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The Hill
Spending fight shifts from Zika to FlintWays and Means Oversight Subcommittee holds a hearing on healthcare fraud inves
Spending fight shifts from Zika to Flint
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee holds a hearing on healthcare fraud investigations at 10 am. THURSDAY: Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell will speak around 10 a.m. at the Atlantic Ideas forum. The Alliance for... Read more
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Philly.com
Double-dipping an issue in Burlington County racesNovember 2017. O'Brien has been on the freeholder board for five years and has
Double-dipping an issue in Burlington County races
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
November 2017. O'Brien has been on the freeholder board for five years and has had oversight over parks, open space, and human services. Friedman was named "Attorney of the Year" in 2010 by the New Jersey Law Journal for his efforts in making... Read more
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Brandon Sun
29 students complete safety officer trainingpride ourselves in partnering and providing relevant training within First Nati
29 students complete safety officer training
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 hours ago
pride ourselves in partnering and providing relevant training within First Nation communities," said dean of health and human services Karen Hargreaves. Graduates will be responsible for crime prevention, enforcing band bylaws and work closely... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Diet and exercise to prevent cancer: What does the evidence say?of existing dietary and exercise guidelines for health and cancer prevention de
Diet and exercise to prevent cancer: What does the evidence say?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 hours ago
of existing dietary and exercise guidelines for health and cancer prevention developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services along with health organizations such as the American Cancer Society and the World Cancer Research... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
As Spanish-speaking population grows, local agencies work to keep upappears to be a trend across all levels of local government. Michael Donahue,
As Spanish-speaking population grows, local agencies work to keep up
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 hours ago
appears to be a trend across all levels of local government. Michael Donahue, division head for Luzerne County Human Services, said the county is in the beginning stages of developing plans to launch phone translation services for... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Suit says El Dorado County jail failed inmate who committed suicide in cell2014 Coloma bridge jump suicide attempt. Spies had been treated extensively and
Suit says El Dorado County jail failed inmate who committed suicide in cell
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
2014 Coloma bridge jump suicide attempt. Spies had been treated extensively and recently by El Dorado County’s Health and Human Services Mental Health division for his depression and suicidal tendencies.” After Spies’ arrest, he was taken to... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Hands off our Medicaremajor unknowns to Vermonters on Medicare, Shumlin�s top aides are moving forwar
Hands off our Medicare
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
major unknowns to Vermonters on Medicare, Shumlin�s top aides are moving forward meeting with U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell shortly to attempt to seize control of our Medicare program. As I have said in the past,... Read more
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Reuters
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe's quest to stop a pipelinePolicy Council director Celia Munoz, and the heads of the Departments of Energy
From prairie to the White House: Inside a Tribe's quest to stop a pipeline
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
Policy Council director Celia Munoz, and the heads of the Departments of Energy; Agriculture; Education; Health and Human Services; and the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a senior administration official who asked not to be... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Penn College faculty member attains psychologist licensureand legal practices. Slamka is sharing this updated information with Penn Colle
Penn College faculty member attains psychologist licensure
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
and legal practices. Slamka is sharing this updated information with Penn College students in a variety of psychology and human services classes. Also enriching the education of her students is the knowledge she gained during her clinical service... Read more
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Salem News
Salvation Army’s Christmas assistance sign-ups startingWashingtonville. When you apply for Christmas assistance, bring a current phot
Salvation Army’s Christmas assistance sign-ups starting
Salem News / Posted 6 hours ago
Washingtonville. When you apply for Christmas assistance, bring a current photo identification, driver's license, Ohio or human services identification; proof of all children and adults who reside within the household including birth certificates,... Read more
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Arkansas Business
UAMS Cures RxResults' One-Sided Contractcustomer except other state agencies. UAMS’ frustration with the clause was hi
UAMS Cures RxResults' One-Sided Contract
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 hours ago
customer except other state agencies. UAMS’ frustration with the clause was highlighted when the Arkansas Department of Human Services announced earlier this year that it wouldn’t renew its contract with UAMS for the prescription services. DHS... Read more
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Deseret News
Foster parents, agency heads urge Senate to act on Family First Prevention Services Actfocus, and less reactive to the crisis," says Ann Silverberg Williamson, execut
Foster parents, agency heads urge Senate to act on Family First Prevention Services Act
Deseret News / Posted 7 hours ago
focus, and less reactive to the crisis," says Ann Silverberg Williamson, executive director of the Utah Department of Human Services. The successes Utah has experienced using dedicated foster funds for its HomeWorks program through the waiver... Read more
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Swissinfo
Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumniGeneral John Ashcroft, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, former Treasury Secr
Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumni
Swissinfo / Posted 7 hours ago
General John Ashcroft, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, former Treasury Secretary John Snow and former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson. The list also included former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, former Veterans... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Girl under state care with history of drug abuse spent night homelessmental health problems and sexual exploitation spent the night on the streets a
Girl under state care with history of drug abuse spent night homeless
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
mental health problems and sexual exploitation spent the night on the streets after Victoria's Department of Health and Human Services could not find a suitable residential care unit for her. Key points: A magistrate trying to rule on where... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Transition Council to hold event on students with disabilitieswith IEPs during and after high school. Representatives will include Beacon Lig
Transition Council to hold event on students with disabilities
Warren Times Observer / Posted 7 hours ago
with IEPs during and after high school. Representatives will include Beacon Light Behavioral Health Systems, Forest-Warren Human Services, Warren Forest Higher Education, Goodwill Industries, the Achievement Center, the Warren County Assistance... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumniGeneral John Ashcroft, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, former Treasury Secr
Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumni
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
General John Ashcroft, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, former Treasury Secretary John Snow and former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson. The list also included former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, former Veterans... Read more
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Reuters
Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumniGeneral John Ashcroft, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, former Treasury Secr
Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumni
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
General John Ashcroft, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, former Treasury Secretary John Snow and former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson. The list also included former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, former Veterans... Read more
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Daily Mail
The cop who shot dead Keith Scott was aggressive on the football fieldwith some of the other players. He also did well at his studies and got a BS i
The cop who shot dead Keith Scott was aggressive on the football field
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
with some of the other players. He also did well at his studies and got a BS in Criminal Justice followed by a Master's in Human Services. Speaking about his injury, Vinson said that it was a 'blessing in disguise'. He told the News Advance: 'If... Read more
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11 News Houston
Some insurers thwart efforts to use medication treatment for addictionthe success of the Affordable Care Act and the mental health and addiction pari
Some insurers thwart efforts to use medication treatment for addiction
11 News Houston / Posted 11 hours ago
the success of the Affordable Care Act and the mental health and addiction parity law, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “recognizes that work remains to ensure all Americans have access to needed services,” agency spokeswoman... Read more
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Newsmax
VA, CVS Cited For Most Patient Privacy Violationscomplaints that resulted in corrective action plans or “technical assistance” p
VA, CVS Cited For Most Patient Privacy Violations
Newsmax / Posted 12 hours ago
complaints that resulted in corrective action plans or “technical assistance” provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2011 to 2014. But notices of privacy violations were also sent to Kaiser Permanente, Planned Parenthood,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spottyand Louisiana spent less than Mississippi; Georgia, Florida and Kentucky spent
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spotty
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 hours ago
and Louisiana spent less than Mississippi; Georgia, Florida and Kentucky spent more. Within Mississippi, the Department of Human Services spent most on travel, at $8.5 million. Next was the state Department of Health, at $6.2 million. State Board... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Payment cuts for welfare program no-showsfederal government is considering cutting welfare payments to young people who
Payment cuts for welfare program no-shows
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 hours ago
federal government is considering cutting welfare payments to young people who don't show up for back-to-work programs. Human Services Minister Alan Tudge says the proposal was put by the founder of a program in Sydney's west teaching young... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spottyand Louisiana spent less than Mississippi; Georgia, Florida and Kentucky spent
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spotty
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 13 hours ago
and Louisiana spent less than Mississippi; Georgia, Florida and Kentucky spent more. Within Mississippi, the Department of Human Services spent most on travel, at $8.5 million. Next was the state Department of Health, at $6.2 million. State Board... Read more
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News.com.au
Govt considers payment cuts for no-showsfederal government is considering cutting welfare payments to young people who
Govt considers payment cuts for no-shows
News.com.au / Posted 14 hours ago
federal government is considering cutting welfare payments to young people who don't show up for back-to-work programs. Human Services Minister Alan Tudge says the proposal was put by the founder of a program in Sydney's west teaching young... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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The Young Witness
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
The Young Witness / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Sexual assault is focus as Kansas researchers join studysexual assault policies and prevention strategies. The three-year $750,000 gra
Sexual assault is focus as Kansas researchers join study
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
sexual assault policies and prevention strategies. The three-year $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, will allow three University of Kansas researchers to study sexual assault policies... Read more
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Western Advocate
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
Western Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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Manning River Times
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
Manning River Times / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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The North West Star
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
The North West Star / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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The Border Mail
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
The Border Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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The Courier
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changesincentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications
Families to save hundreds of dollars under PBS changes
The Courier / Posted 16 hours ago
incentives" in the health system by removing basic over-the-counter medications from the scheme. The announcement came as Human Services Minister Alan Tudge said a report claiming the government was planning to outsource Medicare rebate processing... Read more
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FOX News
Nebraska Town Considers Banning Smoking In Apartmentsrules in public housing nationwide, but cities have rarely taken up the effort.
Nebraska Town Considers Banning Smoking In Apartments
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
rules in public housing nationwide, but cities have rarely taken up the effort. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the anti-tobacco group SmokeFree Nebraska, said it couldn't find any local ordinances in... Read more
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Breitbart
Texas Governor Stands Firm on State's Fetus Burial RuleState “the strongest pro-life state in the nation.” Changes to the rule which
Texas Governor Stands Firm on State's Fetus Burial Rule
Breitbart / Posted 16 hours ago
State “the strongest pro-life state in the nation.” Changes to the rule which was proposed in July by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (THHSC) provided for the cremation or burial of the fetal remains. A 30-day period for public... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Summit County residents trying to survive major housing crisisand child care, has many families simply doing without healthcare coverage. “T
Summit County residents trying to survive major housing crisis
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 hours ago
and child care, has many families simply doing without healthcare coverage. “That then puts pressure on all of the human services. You know, the food banks and the social services and all of those nonprofits who support people who don't... Read more
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USA Today
When insurers deny treatment for drug addictionthe success of the Affordable Care Act and the mental health and addiction pari
When insurers deny treatment for drug addiction
USA Today / Posted 19 hours ago
the success of the Affordable Care Act and the mental health and addiction parity law, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “recognizes that work remains to ensure all Americans have access to needed services,” agency spokeswoman... Read more
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Business Insider
What you need to know about the controversies surrounding the Trump and Clinton foundationsPodesta wrote. Last week, Donna Shalala, the president of the Clinton Foundati
What you need to know about the controversies surrounding the Trump and Clinton foundations
Business Insider / Posted 20 hours ago
Podesta wrote. Last week, Donna Shalala, the president of the Clinton Foundation and the former secretary of health and human services, told CNN that the foundation does "magnificent work" and that "there was a process set up to make sure their... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Feds push back on states targeting Planned Parenthood fundsefforts by 13 Republican-led states to prevent such money from going to Planned
Feds push back on states targeting Planned Parenthood funds
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 23 hours ago
efforts by 13 Republican-led states to prevent such money from going to Planned Parenthood. The Department of Health and Human Services is accepting public comments about the proposed changes until Oct. 7. Title X is a federal program designed... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Insurance payments are laggingBarrick wrote in an email responding to Telegraph questions. Jake Leon, a repr
Insurance payments are lagging
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
Barrick wrote in an email responding to Telegraph questions. Jake Leon, a representative for the Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees Ambetter, said Friday that the matter was being looked into. "The Department of Health and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
We all play a part in stabilizing and strengthening familiesin our community is alarming as compared to other Colorado counties. Since Dece
We all play a part in stabilizing and strengthening families
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
in our community is alarming as compared to other Colorado counties. Since December 2010, the Mesa County Department of Human Services has received 22,527 referrals of possible child abuse and/or neglect. Of those 22,527 referrals, 10,391 met... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Sept. 25, 2016the extensive articles you wrote on the “Failure to Protect” child abuse deaths
Sept. 25, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the extensive articles you wrote on the “Failure to Protect” child abuse deaths and the failures of our local Department of Human Services to respond more quickly to the warning signs presented to them. The state policy of “kinship” does tie the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Day-care ejections upset all in familyin the nation to require all of its publicly funded child-care facilities to se
Day-care ejections upset all in family
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
in the nation to require all of its publicly funded child-care facilities to seek intervention from the state Department of Human Services before suspending or expelling a child. "Arkansas is getting a lot of things right," said Patrick Fisher,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Threat is realimplications. It includes the departments of State, Treasury, Defense, Justice,
Threat is real
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
implications. It includes the departments of State, Treasury, Defense, Justice, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Health and Human Services, Transportation, Energy and Homeland Security, the Agency for International Development, NASA, the Office of... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Feds push against states targeting funds going to Planned Parenthoodstates, including Texas and Arkansas, to prevent such money from going to Plann
Feds push against states targeting funds going to Planned Parenthood
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
states, including Texas and Arkansas, to prevent such money from going to Planned Parenthood. The Department of Health and Human Services is accepting public comments about the proposed changes to the Title X grant program until Oct. 7. It contends... Read more
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