All Posts Tagged With: "state budgets"
States will be financially affected by any of the debt reduction deals that Congress would approve. This is according to the Federal Funds Information for States, a nonpartisan organization that records fiscal impact of federal budget deals on the states. The group has been sending questionnaires to governors across the nation to collect data about [...]
The Republican Governors stated that their states’ budget will balloon once the new Medicaid will take effect. They want more control of their state budgets and the power to change coverage and payment policies. President Obama has initially turned down the Republican Governors’ proposal but he might want to reconsider it if he wants to [...]
Twenty-one Republican governors ask the federal government to run the exchanges where the residents can buy medical insurance in 2014 under the new health-care law. The request letter was sent to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The Republicans say they don’t mind running the exchanges as long as they can set the benefit [...]