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Herald Sun
$4.33m and an OAM for aged care warriorto people’s lives,” she said. The investigation found the Department of Health
$4.33m and an OAM for aged care warrior
Herald Sun / Posted 50 minutes ago
to people’s lives,” she said. The investigation found the Department of Health (now known as the Department of Health and Human Services) had “failed in its regulatory role” overseeing the Mentone Gardens supported residential service. Ex gratia... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Governor: House GOP’s budget plan not balancedsought a 5 percent increase to $1.7 billion. The spending increase is driven b
Governor: House GOP’s budget plan not balanced
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
sought a 5 percent increase to $1.7 billion. The spending increase is driven by public schools, pension obligations and human services, as well as an attempt to balance a deficit that the Legislature's Independent Fiscal Office has estimated... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Lack of state budget impacting transportation needs and health servicesagencies are closing down programs and refusing to renew contracts for service
Lack of state budget impacting transportation needs and health services
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted an hour ago
agencies are closing down programs and refusing to renew contracts for service to Illinois residents. Cornerstone, a human services and healthcare agency, is closing a transitional group home for mentally ill adults which it operates in... Read more
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SaukValley.com
State puts politics and pensions above peopleto stop $23 billion in spending for schools, 911 call centers, domestic violenc
State puts politics and pensions above people
SaukValley.com / Posted an hour ago
to stop $23 billion in spending for schools, 911 call centers, domestic violence shelters, federally funded social and human services, and higher education. "Our social service network is being torn apart,” Munger said. The potential... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Pennsylvania House OKs budget bill Wolf pannedthe Senate, leaders are cool to the House's plans. The 5 percent spending incr
Pennsylvania House OKs budget bill Wolf panned
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
the Senate, leaders are cool to the House's plans. The 5 percent spending increase is being driven by pension obligations, human services and public school aid, as well as an attempt to balance an estimated $1.8 billion deficit. It would be... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Larimer County to pay back state $500,000A more than $500,000 overpayment from the state to Larimer County's Department
Larimer County to pay back state $500,000
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
A more than $500,000 overpayment from the state to Larimer County's Department of Human Services will have to be paid back over a three-year period. The Colorado Department of Human Services informed county officials in July 2015 that accounting... Read more
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WestportNow
Wednesday, June 29, 2016Country Playhouse - “Buyer & Cellar” 3 p.m. - Westport Center for Senior Activ
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
WestportNow / Posted 2 hours ago
Country Playhouse - “Buyer & Cellar” 3 p.m. - Westport Center for Senior Activities - Farewell reception for retiring Human Services Department Director Barbara Butler 5:30 p.m. - 134 Cross Highway - Wakeman Town Farm Committee 6:30 p.m. -... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Lack of state budget impacting transportation needs and health servicesagencies are closing down programs and refusing to renew contracts for service
Lack of state budget impacting transportation needs and health services
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 hours ago
agencies are closing down programs and refusing to renew contracts for service to Illinois residents. Cornerstone, a human services and healthcare agency, is closing a transitional group home for mentally ill adults which it operates in... Read more
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Queensland Times
Medicare scare is far from crying wolfto privatise service delivery, including Medicare, and used the USA as an examp
Medicare scare is far from crying wolf
Queensland Times / Posted 3 hours ago
to privatise service delivery, including Medicare, and used the USA as an example. (Productivity Commission Inquiries - Human Services). If those facts are not enough evidence of the Tories' intentions, then perhaps the following excerpts from... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Pennsylvania House OKs budget bill Wolf pannedthe Senate, leaders are cool to the House's plans. The 5 percent spending incr
Pennsylvania House OKs budget bill Wolf panned
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
the Senate, leaders are cool to the House's plans. The 5 percent spending increase is being driven by pension obligations, human services and public school aid, as well as an attempt to balance an estimated $1.8 billion deficit. It would be... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Wolf won't endorse House budget plan, says it's not balancedheroin addiction treatment programs, officials said. The spending increase is
Wolf won't endorse House budget plan, says it's not balanced
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
heroin addiction treatment programs, officials said. The spending increase is driven primarily by pension obligations and human services, as well as an attempt to balance a deficit that the Legislature's Independent Fiscal Office has estimated... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Supervisors disagree with grand jury reportsregular meeting. One report reviewed the county's mental health services and r
Supervisors disagree with grand jury reports
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 hours ago
regular meeting. One report reviewed the county's mental health services and recommends Shasta County's Health and Human Services launch a campaign to let the general public know about its programs and services. Supervisor Leonard Moty... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Legislators say they're making progress on stopgap budgetmental health centers and veterans homes and fuel for state police cars. And i
Legislators say they're making progress on stopgap budget
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 hours ago
mental health centers and veterans homes and fuel for state police cars. And it would provide $650 million to various human services programs not covered by court orders or consent decrees. It would also authorize the state to spend any... Read more
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Daily Herald
GOP, Democrats say progress made in Illinois budget talksThe largest portion of the money would go to the Illinois Department of Correct
GOP, Democrats say progress made in Illinois budget talks
Daily Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
The largest portion of the money would go to the Illinois Department of Corrections. -Provides more than $650 million for human services including AIDS support, programs to help seniors and addiction treatment. -A measure in the House is expected... Read more
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The Advocate
Medicaid expansion will provide more treatment to convicts, cancer patients, HIV sufferersthat someone will contract HIV from an infected individual. A recent report fr
Medicaid expansion will provide more treatment to convicts, cancer patients, HIV sufferers
The Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
that someone will contract HIV from an infected individual. A recent report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found that the uninsured share of hospitalizations for people with HIV in four Medicaid expansion states... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Criticism over Gov. LePage's executive orderPaul LePage's executive order to fund four bills passed by the legislature. On
Criticism over Gov. LePage's executive order
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 hours ago
Paul LePage's executive order to fund four bills passed by the legislature. One bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of ambulance services at a cost of $75 to $100,000. Another is a $75,000 bill to fund a... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Criticism over Gov. LePage's executive orderPaul LePage's executive order to fund four bills passed by the legislature. On
Criticism over Gov. LePage's executive order
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 hours ago
Paul LePage's executive order to fund four bills passed by the legislature. One bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a study of ambulance services at a cost of $75 to $100,000. Another is a $75,000 bill to fund a... Read more
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Times News
Wolf won't endorse House budget plan, says it's not balancedheroin addiction treatment programs, officials said. The spending increase is
Wolf won't endorse House budget plan, says it's not balanced
Times News / Posted 5 hours ago
heroin addiction treatment programs, officials said. The spending increase is driven primarily by pension obligations and human services, as well as an attempt to balance a deficit that the Legislature's Independent Fiscal Office has estimated... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Rauner, Democrats push rival Illinois school budget plansThe largest portion of the money would go to the Illinois Department of Correct
Rauner, Democrats push rival Illinois school budget plans
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 hours ago
The largest portion of the money would go to the Illinois Department of Corrections. Provides more than $650 million for human services including AIDS support, programs to help seniors and addiction treatment. A measure in the House is expected... Read more
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Island Packet
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement$10 million through mid-2028. MEDICAID & HEALTH — Reduce funding for contract
Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement
Island Packet / Posted 5 hours ago
$10 million through mid-2028. MEDICAID & HEALTH — Reduce funding for contractual services by the Department of Health and Human Services by $3.2 million. — $7.7 million for graduate medical residency program at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in... Read more
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The Advocate
Medicaid expansion will provide more treatment to convicts, cancer patients and HIV sufferersthat someone will contract HIV from an infected individual. A recent report fr
Medicaid expansion will provide more treatment to convicts, cancer patients and HIV sufferers
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
that someone will contract HIV from an infected individual. A recent report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found that the uninsured share of hospitalizations for people with HIV in four Medicaid expansion states... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Rauner, Democrats push rival Illinois school budget plansThe largest portion of the money would go to the Illinois Department of Correct
Rauner, Democrats push rival Illinois school budget plans
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 hours ago
The largest portion of the money would go to the Illinois Department of Corrections. _Provides more than $650 million for human services including AIDS support, programs to help seniors and addiction treatment. _A measure in the House is expected... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Human Services caseworker pleads guilty to theft chargesEDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ A former Illinois Department of Human Services casewo
Human Services caseworker pleads guilty to theft charges
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 hours ago
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ A former Illinois Department of Human Services caseworker has pleaded guilty to charges she stole nearly $160,000 in public assistance for needy families. Amy J. Mueller of Highland was charged in Madison County with... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Why Summitt's early-onset Alzheimer's is devastatinglasts a few years," Watson said. "For some people, this journey can last 20 yea
Why Summitt's early-onset Alzheimer's is devastating
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 hours ago
lasts a few years," Watson said. "For some people, this journey can last 20 years." The US Department of Health and Human Services says Alzheimer's disease is ranked as the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Recent estimates,... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Update: Former DHS deputy director sentenced in federal bribery caseSteven Jones, a former deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Human Serv
Update: Former DHS deputy director sentenced in federal bribery case
Arkansas Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Steven Jones, a former deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services was sentenced today in a federal bribery scheme involving a mental health contractor, along with another east Arkansas man. Judge Billy Roy Wilson sentenced Jones to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle mayor says he won’t evict people still living in Junglethe people who have departed, 64 have accepted offers of help, according to a n
Seattle mayor says he won’t evict people still living in Jungle
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 hours ago
the people who have departed, 64 have accepted offers of help, according to a new status report from the Seattle Human Services Department and the Mission. Meanwhile, 31 are newly living in or have returned to The Jungle. The Mission’s... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Former LifeScape Workers Make Their Way Through Courtproblems that prompted the State to put the organization on probation. LifeSca
Former LifeScape Workers Make Their Way Through Court
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 7 hours ago
problems that prompted the State to put the organization on probation. LifeScape was put on probation by the Department of Human Services after two former employees were charged with abusing the same young woman with developmental disabilities and... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego County: $5 billion budget approvedin that manner to account for part-time positions. Most of the new jobs will be
San Diego County: $5 billion budget approved
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 7 hours ago
in that manner to account for part-time positions. Most of the new jobs will be in public safety and in the Health and Human Services Agency. "I've often heard it said that nobody cares how much you know, they want to know how much you care,"... Read more
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The Buffalo News
‘Moonshot’ on cancer is Roswell Park focusdeputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional directo
‘Moonshot’ on cancer is Roswell Park focus
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 hours ago
deputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional director of the federal Department of Health & Human Services; Bill Sherman, vice president of government relations for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network;... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton City Council weighs in on Tent City takedownstate agencies, Barnes said. The Brockton councilor suggested that the Massachu
Brockton City Council weighs in on Tent City takedown
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 8 hours ago
state agencies, Barnes said. The Brockton councilor suggested that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services should set up a satellite office in Brockton to tackle the problem head-on. “You need to be a little more... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Pennsylvania House OKs budget bill Wolf pannedSenate, leaders are "cool" to the House's plans. The 5 percent spending increa
Pennsylvania House OKs budget bill Wolf panned
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 8 hours ago
Senate, leaders are "cool" to the House's plans. The 5 percent spending increase is being driven by pension obligations, human services and public school aid, as well as an attempt to balance an estimated $1.8 billion deficit. It would be... Read more
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examiner.com
Democrats block Zika funding bill in Congressbelatedly demanded more money from Congress. But federal departments and agenci
Democrats block Zika funding bill in Congress
examiner.com / Posted 8 hours ago
belatedly demanded more money from Congress. But federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of State, currently have around $80 billion in unobligated funds at their disposal. A small... Read more
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The Hill
US sees drop in Chinese cyberattackshere. --RANSOMWARE, HEALTHCARE, WHO'S SCARED? A bipartisan pair of lawmakers i
US sees drop in Chinese cyberattacks
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
here. --RANSOMWARE, HEALTHCARE, WHO'S SCARED? A bipartisan pair of lawmakers is calling on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to treat "ransomware" attacks in the healthcare industry differently than other... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Microsoft Sees Fertile Ground in Cannabis Compliancesaid Kind Financial CEO David Dinenberg. Microsoft selected Kind to be a part
Microsoft Sees Fertile Ground in Cannabis Compliance
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 9 hours ago
said Kind Financial CEO David Dinenberg. Microsoft selected Kind to be a part of its newly created Microsoft Health and Human Services Pod for Managed Service Providers. "We support government customers and partners to help them meet their... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford delays insurance cancellation for Children’s Center and cemeterystate funding and so differs from other nonprofits. A delegate agency is defin
New Milford delays insurance cancellation for Children’s Center and cemetery
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 hours ago
state funding and so differs from other nonprofits. A delegate agency is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a organization, whether for-profit or nonprofit, contracted to operate a Head Start program, said a town... Read more
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Daily Herald
Enough! Time for leaders, lawmakers to quit the politics and produce a budgetrevenues for schools so that they can open in the fall. A second adds funding f
Enough! Time for leaders, lawmakers to quit the politics and produce a budget
Daily Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
revenues for schools so that they can open in the fall. A second adds funding for higher education, MAP grants, and human services. It is almost unbelievable to consider that even these minimal proposals will not pass, but there's a very... Read more
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The Advocate
Obama’s plan leaves gray area on gun possession for mentally illto themselves or others or are unable to handle their own affairs. And it would
Obama’s plan leaves gray area on gun possession for mentally ill
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
to themselves or others or are unable to handle their own affairs. And it would clarify under the Department of Health and Human Services that states may report mental health records to NICS without violating the Health Insurance Portability and... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford delays insurance cancellation for Children’s Center and cemeterystate funding and so differs from other nonprofits. A delegate agency is defin
New Milford delays insurance cancellation for Children’s Center and cemetery
The News-Times / Posted 9 hours ago
state funding and so differs from other nonprofits. A delegate agency is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a organization, whether for-profit or nonprofit, contracted to operate a Head Start program, said a town... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Regional summit at Roswell Park is part of national cancer ‘moonshot’ effortdeputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional directo
Regional summit at Roswell Park is part of national cancer ‘moonshot’ effort
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 hours ago
deputy director of the cancer center; Jackie Cornell-Bechelli, regional director of the federal Department of Health & Human Services; Bill Sherman, vice president of government relations for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network;... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Riverview watchdog wary of LePage hiring freezeAUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage’s order for a hiring freeze within the Depart
Riverview watchdog wary of LePage hiring freeze
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage’s order for a hiring freeze within the Department of Health and Human Services has the potential to topple months of progress toward full-staffing at Riverview Psychiatric Center, according to the overseer of the... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
HHS acts to help more ex-inmates get Medicaidand promoting the public health,” said Richard Frank, assistant secretary for p
HHS acts to help more ex-inmates get Medicaid
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 10 hours ago
and promoting the public health,” said Richard Frank, assistant secretary for planning for the Department of Health and Human Services. Advocates praised the changes but cautioned that HHS and states are still far from ensuring that most people... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Rison teen who's visually impaired completes unique programin the early spring of each year and come from across the state to attend the u
Rison teen who's visually impaired completes unique program
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 hours ago
in the early spring of each year and come from across the state to attend the unique program sponsored by the Department of Human Services Division of Services for the Blind (DSB) and the Arkansas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Fiscal hawks pounce, warn Texas lawmakers how much they can spend next year and still be 'conservative'at the past and not consider the state's newest challenges. Under the conserva
Fiscal hawks pounce, warn Texas lawmakers how much they can spend next year and still be 'conservative'
Dallas Morning News / Posted 10 hours ago
at the past and not consider the state's newest challenges. Under the conservatives' plan, she noted, state health and human services agencies would receive $35.6 billion in state taxpayer dollars for 2018-19, up from just over $34 billion in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicatedA critical element of the indictment is a meeting between Menendez and Kathleen
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicated
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 10 hours ago
A critical element of the indictment is a meeting between Menendez and Kathleen Sebelius, then the secretary of Health and Human Services, at which prosecutors say the senator advocated for Melgen's interests. The McDonnell opinion may bolster... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
U.S. suit against SRMC parent company alleges Medicare fraudThe U.S. Department of Health & Human Services filed suit against the parent co
U.S. suit against SRMC parent company alleges Medicare fraud
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services filed suit against the parent company of Shasta Regional Medical Center, alleging Medicare fraud. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Western Division,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Bill to provide $1.1 billion Zika funding dies in Senate vote$107 million from leftover funds used to fight Ebola, and $100 million in admin
Bill to provide $1.1 billion Zika funding dies in Senate vote
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 11 hours ago
$107 million from leftover funds used to fight Ebola, and $100 million in administrative funds from the Health and Human Services Department. The legislation would have provided $230 million for the National Institutes of Health to develop... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix's worst spot for violent crime: 'This area, this is a bad area'are relying on their Violence Impact Project as the key to turning around west
Phoenix's worst spot for violent crime: 'This area, this is a bad area'
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 hours ago
are relying on their Violence Impact Project as the key to turning around west Phoenix. The project works to unite various human-services and public organizations to combat homelessness, drug crimes, prostitution and mismanaged apartment complexes... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Bill to provide $1.1 billion Zika funding dies in Senate vote$107 million from leftover funds used to fight Ebola, and $100 million in admin
Bill to provide $1.1 billion Zika funding dies in Senate vote
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 hours ago
$107 million from leftover funds used to fight Ebola, and $100 million in administrative funds from the Health and Human Services Department. The legislation would have provided $230 million for the National Institutes of Health to develop... Read more
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Boston Herald
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicatedA critical element of the indictment is a meeting between Menendez and Kathleen
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicated
Boston Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
A critical element of the indictment is a meeting between Menendez and Kathleen Sebelius, then the secretary of Health and Human Services, at which prosecutors say the senator advocated for Melgen's interests. The McDonnell opinion may bolster... Read more
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11 News Houston
Bill to provide $1.1 billion Zika funding dies in Senate vote$107 million from leftover funds used to fight Ebola, and $100 million in admin
Bill to provide $1.1 billion Zika funding dies in Senate vote
11 News Houston / Posted 11 hours ago
$107 million from leftover funds used to fight Ebola, and $100 million in administrative funds from the Health and Human Services Department. The legislation would have provided $230 million for the National Institutes of Health to develop... Read more
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