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2015/01/29 15:56
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If reauthorized, the program would face another vote about its future next year, since Arkansas' constitution requires the state to budget on an annual basis. Senate President Jonathan Dismang, an...
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2015/01/29 00:48
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Finding a good doctor or nurse in rural Minnesota can be a difficult task, but state lawmakers want to change that. A proposal at the Capitol would expand a program helping doctors and nurses pay off...
2015/01/28 23:14
2015/01/28 23:14
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The federal mandate to test U.S. school kids annually was at the center of a Senate panel's work on Wednesday to fix the long outdated No Child Left Behind education law. The President George W....
2015/01/28 14:44
2015/01/28 14:44
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If one lives long enough, things that once seemed impossible will become commonplace. Or so my grandfather used to say. He was living proof of that: Born before the Wright brothers flew, he lived to...
2015/01/28 00:35
2015/01/28 00:35
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The first Legislature in the country to pass an aid-in-dying law may revisit the issue, as a key backer says changes to automatically take effect in mid-2016 would remove too...
2015/01/27 23:19
2015/01/27 23:19
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Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) examine ways to fix the No Child Left Behind law on Jan. 21. (Susan...
2015/01/27 20:18
2015/01/27 20:18
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The House of Delegates' version of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard passed the WV Senate Jan. 27. House Bill 2001 passed the Senate 33-0 and goes back the House of Delegates...
2015/01/27 19:44
2015/01/27 19:44
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SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle elementary school teacher at a University of Washington researcher testified before Congress Tuesday on the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind. Rachelle...
2015/01/27 07:26
2015/01/27 07:26
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A bipartisan group of legislators, including myself, appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to serve on his Child Protection Task Force, last week introduced a bill to improve child protection laws in...
2015/01/26 21:22
2015/01/26 21:22
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Two bills that are designed to speed up and improve how food aid gets distributed to needy families in New Jersey were approved by a Senate committee on Monday. Both measures seek to make changes to...
2015/01/26 16:51
2015/01/26 16:51
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Senate Health Committee Chairman Josh Green, a Big Island doctor, introduced Senate Bill 113 last week. It calls for spending $450,000 in fiscal 2015-16 and the same amount in 2016-17 to fund a loan...
2015/01/26 15:39
2015/01/26 15:39
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Connect for Health Colorado, the state's health benefits exchange, could go under the microscope under a bill approved Wednesday by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee. Senate Bill 05-019,...
2015/01/26 13:51
2015/01/26 13:51
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Health Committees Get to Work The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee begins legislative action this week. The committee is set for votes on organizational rules on Wednesday along...
2015/01/26 13:41
2015/01/26 13:41
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The American Academy of Pediatrics says medical marijuana should only be used on children as a last resort after a new study suggests there could be damaging effects on child's developing brain. The...
2015/01/25 07:47
2015/01/25 07:47
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As the General Assembly whirs into gear for 2015, one item is already seeing action. “First of all, we’re trying to do what we can to get Medicaid sorted out,” Sen. Louis Pate, R-Wayne, said. Pate,...
2015/01/25 05:06
2015/01/25 05:06
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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., is among 22 Senate sponsors of the American Liberty Restoration Act, S. 203, a bill that repeals the requirement in the Affordable Care Act that requires people to...
2015/01/24 23:38
2015/01/24 23:38
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AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick made committee appointments late Friday afternoon, leaving Democrats with only two chairmanships in 14 standing committees when before they had six out of 18, further...
2015/01/24 14:52
2015/01/24 14:52
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Connect for Health Colorado, the state's health benefits exchange, could go under the microscope under a bill approved Wednesday by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee. Senate Bill 05-019,...
2015/01/24 05:13
2015/01/24 05:13
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... NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA) - The state Department of Health on Friday backed off a plan to cut millions of dollars from an early-intervention program that serves babies and toddlers with...
2015/01/23 18:45
2015/01/23 18:45
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OLYMPIA — Washington State University wants to continue to collaborate with the University of Washington on medical education, WSU President Elson Floyd told legislators Thursday. But it wants its own...
2015/01/29 15:56
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