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Budget rebound gives governor, lawmakers more options

SANTA FE, N.M. — Criminal justice initiatives and state spending increases for public education, law enforcement, Medicaid and economic development are at the top...
Northam asks lawmakers to pass progressive agenda in address

RICHMOND, Va. — Saying voters sent a clear message in last November's election, new Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking the Republican-backed General Assembly...
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JACKSON, Miss. — Some Democrats say the public needs more time to study a proposal to rewrite Mississippi's education funding formula. ...
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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania doctor stands accused of over-prescribing opioids that authorities say caused two siblings he was treating to overdose, including one...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — With a vow to set aside money for tax cuts and a call for colleges to halt tuition increases, Arkansas...
Medicaid work mandate will create uncertainty in some states

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training or...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — Gov. Sam Brownback has named an insurance executive to be acting secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. ...
Lawmakers tackle crime as New Mexico state finances improve

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico lawmakers and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez are preparing to boost spending on public schools, early childhood education programs...
Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — The nominee to be inspector general for the state's Medicaid program would take a job that was left vacant for years...

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