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Federal Programs News ItemsMaine to get nearly $600000 under ocean research program that escaped Trump budget cuts - Press Herald6/22/2018 10:03:34 PM
Press Herald Maine to get nearly $600000 under ocean research program that escaped Trump budget cuts Press Herald In February, NOAA's Sea Grant Program was among several federal programs targeted by Trump for cuts in his proposed budget. Broad bipartisan support saved the program, which received $65 million in this year's final federal budget – $2 million more ... and more »
Trump administration rule could stop public reporting of hospital infections despite death toll - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ6/19/2018 4:41:08 PM
NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ Trump administration rule could stop public reporting of hospital infections despite death toll NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ Federal health regulators will have to stop releasing data on hospital infections — which affect one in 25 hospital patients every day — under a proposal set to take effect in November, according to an analysis by patient safety advocates. The ... Find and compare information about Hospitals | Hospital Compare - Medicare.gov Medicare.gov 2018-06-05 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - CMS.gov CMS.gov Leapfrog Issues a Call to Action | Leapfrog The Leapfrog Group CMS.gov - Sepsis Alliance all 14 news articles »
Scorecard Ranks States from Farm to Fork - Union of Concerned Scientists6/12/2018 10:45:23 AM
Scorecard Ranks States from Farm to Fork Union of Concerned Scientists States that ranked the highest overall when scores from all categories were tallied were Vermont, Maine , New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Washington, Rhode Island, Hawaii, Oregon, Montana and Connecticut. Although top performing states did well in some ...
State voters to make history Primary race is on by Lora Whelan - Quoddy Tides6/11/2018 8:07:29 PM
State voters to make history Primary race is on by Lora Whelan Quoddy Tides Maine voters will be making history on Tuesday, June 12, as the state's primary election will mark the first time that ranked‑choice voting has been used in a statewide election in the United States. ... government reimbursements issued, on time, to ... and more »
Trump Administration Move Imperils Pre-Existing Condition Protections - Maine Public6/8/2018 3:12:13 PM
Maine Public Trump Administration Move Imperils Pre-Existing Condition Protections Maine Public Their job is to defend federal programs ," Bagley says, noting that he has not talked with any of them about the case. "They believed they could not in good conscience, consistent with their professional obligations, sign the brief. These are people who ... Pre-existing Conditions and Medical Underwriting in the Individual Insurance Market Prior to the ACA Kaiser Family Foundation IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS FORT ... - Just Security Just Security Trump administration won't defend ACA in case brought by GOP states Washington Post Department of Justice - Texas Attorney General all 325 news articles »
The Medicaid Outlook - American Action Forum (press release) (blog)6/7/2018 7:15:28 AM
American Action Forum (press release) (blog) The Medicaid Outlook American Action Forum (press release) (blog) The most recent additions are Virginia (which voted to expand last week) and Maine (which passed a ballot measure the governor refused to implement, but a judge just ordered it to go forward). Second, not every dollar is targeted to eligible recipients ...
To Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs, Ask Your Pharmacist For The Cash Price - Maine Public5/29/2018 5:00:06 AM
Maine Public To Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs, Ask Your Pharmacist For The Cash Price Maine Public Daniel Nam, executive director of federal programs at America's Health Insurance Plans, a trade group, agrees that "patients should have access to the lowest price possible at the pharmacy." But he says Medicare's warning takes aim at an increasingly ... and more »
State and Local Programs News ItemsDon't Let a Down Payment Scare You Off - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ6/11/2018 4:20:34 PM
NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ Don't Let a Down Payment Scare You Off NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ Yes, it could lead to a cheaper mortgage payment or lower interest rate. But many federal, state and local programs will let you buy a house with less down, or help you pay for the down payment outright. Here are your options — and how to decide what ...
Senate, House pass $1.5T tax bill; House must revote Wednesday - Las Vegas Review-Journal12/19/2017 1:10:05 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal Senate, House pass $1.5T tax bill; House must revote Wednesday Las Vegas Review-Journal She said state and local programs would be on the chopping block because of a reduction in revenue. Nevada's congressional delegation voted along ... Susan Collins, R- Maine , for her vote on the bill. Still, eliminating the mandate is expected to result ... and more »
Who pays, who doesn't pay taxes in Rockland - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald8/18/2017 4:03:32 AM
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald Who pays, who doesn't pay taxes in Rockland Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald Central Maine Power is the second-highest taxpayer in Rockland, paying $287,000 on a valuation of $12.9 million. Snowplow manufacturer Douglas Dynamics (Fisher Engineering) is third, at $269,000 on taxable valuation of $12.1 million. O'Hara Corp. is ... and more »
A boon for rural jobs? Or a $60 million boondoggle? - Cincinnati.com6/29/2017 3:54:28 PM
Cincinnati.com A boon for rural jobs? Or a $60 million boondoggle? Cincinnati.com Maine , however, issued a report stating that its program made a difference. That's even though that state's program came under intense scrutiny following a major controversy involving a failed attempt to save a paper mill in that state. Other examples ...
Welfare: Well-meaning, well-funded, well-done? - Press Herald10/17/2010 12:05:42 AM
Press Herald Welfare: Well-meaning, well-funded, well-done? Press Herald Along with feeding Mainers through the recession and taking pressure off state and local programs , food supplements are pumping $30 million of federal money into Maine grocery stores each month, he said. “That's a rational response to a need and a good ... and more »