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Indiana’s Medicaid Requirements Driving Hoosiers Off Coverage

On Friday, U.S. Health and Human Services approved Indiana’s request to impose additional requirements on Medicaid recipients in the state. The approval makes Indiana one of only two states that require residents receiving Medicaid to have a job. Kentucky has applied for similar stipulations. Jesse Cross-Call, Senior Policy Analyst for the DC-based, non-partisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, says …

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Daily Local News – February 6, 2018

A bill before the state legislature that would’ve done away with some 300 townships across Indiana, failed in the statehouse last night; The proposal for a waste transfer station on Bloomington’s Northwest side was officially withdrawn today; The Monroe County Election Board approved creating two new polling places in its February 1st meeting; The League of Women Voters of Bloomington …

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Medicaid Expansion Proposal Blocked

As many as 400,00 Hoosiers will not be getting new Medicaid health care coverage, despite efforts from State Senator Karen Tallian to expand the program. Her proposal was turned down and blocked on a party line vote last Monday. “We have proposed a compromise plan. It is a plan that’s been proposed by Republican states and approved by the Democratic …

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Daily Local News – January 24th, 2014

During the sub-zero temperatures this winter, the City of Bloomington is reminding residents to insulate pipes and to let water flow through faucets, to help prevent water lines from freezing; The Bloomington City Council heard from residents on Wednesday who are frustrated with Governor Mike Pence’s refusal to expand Medicaid in Indiana; With the proposition for a higher minimum wage in Indiana, …

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Part 2 of Health and Education with Glenda Ritz and Rob Stone

On Saturday November 23rd The Brown County Democratic Party invited the public to join a brown bag lunch session with Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz and the Director and Founder of Hoosiers for a Commonsense Health Plan Rob Stone, M.D. The event was free to the public, and included a question and answer period. Part 1 focused on Education …

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