US Governors Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. In Focus BlogMedicaid Expansion Drives Down Uninsured Rates in ColoradoRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The American Journal of Managed Care

    Colorado has seen was the nation's most dramatic drops in the rates on Americans without health coverage, and Medicaid expansion has been a key part of equation. According to the Colorado Health Access Survey, the uninsured rate stood at 13.5% in 2009, and rose as high as 15.8% in 2011 before dropping to 14.3 in 2013, the year before enrollment through its exchange became possible under the Affordable Care Act .

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  2. Columbus council backs sexual orientation protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The all-Republican city council in Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's hometown has voted unanimously to give initial support for adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the city's anti-discrimination ordinances. The Columbus City Council voted Tuesday night to advance the proposal that would also extend protections to military veterans and those 40 and older.

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  3. Gov. Cuomo snubs Syracuse in column on rebuilding Upstate New York's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo at the New York State fairgrounds with state Senator John DeFransico and Onondaga County executive Joanie Mahoney on Sept. 1, 2015.

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  4. $60 million state contract awarded to ethics violator's company draws scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    A Columbus contractor's company has won a state contract for the first time since he was jailed 18 years ago for his role in a gubernatorial ethics scandal, state records show. The two-year, estimated $60 million contract has drawn a protest from a competing bidder, who accused Gov. John Kasich's administration of violating state law by giving preferential treatment to the winning contractor.

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  5. Sanders bolstered by offbeat celebs, not DemsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Bernie Sanders has gathered support for his presidential run from a crew of offbeat celebrities but missing from his coalition - Democratic Party stalwarts. Sanders bolstered by offbeat celebs, not Dems Bernie Sanders has gathered support for his presidential run from a crew of offbeat celebrities but missing from his coalition - Democratic Party stalwarts.

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  6. Haley to say 'New South' can lead nation in race relationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WMBF

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will tell the National Press Club that the "New South" can lead the nation in race relations and racial advancement. Haley is scheduled to give a speech titled "Lessons from the New South" on Wednesday in Washington.

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  7. $1.1M going to 7 North Country projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Seven New Hampshire projects are sharing in $1.1 million in funding to generate economic and community developments in the North Country. Gov. Maggie Hassan and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen announced the grants from the Northern Border Regional Commission on Tuesday.

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  8. Historic districts in 7 NM towns to get boost from new state programRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The state has unveiled a new MainStreet-style initiative meant to boost the economies of New Mexico's smaller communities. The towns of Eagle Nest, Mountainair, Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Springer, Tularosa and Villanueva have been selected as 2015 Frontier Communities, a program established by the New Mexico Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Susana Martinez for communities under 7,500 in population.

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  9. Bristol Palin Shows Off Baby Bump, Slams ObamaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Hollywood Gossip

    In showing off her growing baby bump, however, the daughter of Sarah Palin doesn't mention anything about having morning sickness. She's too busy having President Barack Obama sickness instead.

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  10. American Horror Story: ClerkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    Ryan Murphy, creator and executive producer of American Horror Story , recently stated that he is considering two seasons of his anthology series in the coming year. The first, American Horror Story: Hotel , is coming soon.

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  11. Opening arguments to begin in Albuquerque stepfather's child abuse trialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The trial for an Albuquerque man charged in connection with the child abuse death of his 9-year-old stepson is expected to go before a jury Wednesday, when lawyers deliver opening arguments in a case that exposed faults in the handling of child welfare investigations in the state. Stephen Casaus, 43, is accused of taking part in the abuse that led to Omaree Varela's death on December 2013 - six months after a 911 operator overheard the boy crying and saying he was hurt as a man told him how much he hated him in a profanity-filled tirade.

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  12. Q&A: Why hasn't Ky. clerk been fired in gay marriage license case?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Q&A: Why hasn't Ky. clerk been fired in gay marriage license case? Kim Davis is defying the Supreme Court in refusing to issue the licenses.

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  13. Utilities support Michigan curbing its own carbon under federal Clean Power PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Michigan utilities, businesses and advocacy groups on Tuesday responded positively to Gov. Rick Snyder's intent to implement a state-based carbon reduction policy to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan. "DTE supports Gov. Snyder's decision to move forward with developing a state plan to comply with the EPA Clean Power Plan," the energy company said in a statement.

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  14. Former State House candidate sues over redistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A former candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates says the state's method of dividing land into voting districts violates his constitutional rights and harmed his campaign. Christopher Eric Bouchat ran unsuccessfully last year for a delegate seat in House District 9A, which includes much of western Howard County as well as a piece of Carroll County.

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  15. Smart Ranked Choice Polling in the Presidential Race by PPP: New Poll ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    After a fiery first Republican Presidential Debate on August 6th, the GOP primary field has continued to shift and change, leaving many pollsters struggling to catch up. To the surprise of many observers, Donald Trump has continued his surge - but new polling techniques helps clarify the nature of his support.

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  16. 5 things you need to know WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times

    An unprecedented bit of research shows that USA Catholics' views may be a-changing . A trove of data out Wednesday from the Pew Research Center finds that the typical American Catholic doesn't find it sinful to use contraception or to live with a romantic partner outside of marriage.

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  17. Lawmakers advance aid-in-dying bill on second tryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    California lawmakers approved legislation Tuesday that would allow terminally ill patients to take life-ending medications, after an effort to pass a similar right-to-die bill stalled in the Legislature. The Assembly Public Health and Developmental Services Committee heard from some of the same advocates and opponents before approving the new bill, ABX2-15, on a 10-2 vote Tuesday, sending it to another committee.

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  18. O'Malley pitches national service planRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley speaks at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting on Aug. 28, 2015, in Minneapolis. Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley rolled out a new plan to expand national service Wednesday that calls for fully funding the 250,000 AmeriCorps positions authorized by Congress and doubling that figure by 2024.

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  19. Teleperformance U.S.A. Announces 250 New Jobs in Hobart, Indiana, Contact CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Teleperformance, the global leader in outsourced multichannel customer experience management, is hiring 250 people at its Hobart, IN, contact center to support its healthcare and financial services clients. Teleperformance has operated in Hobart for nine years, and has over 750 employees across the state of Indiana.

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  20. Fiorina rejects idea of 'affirmative action' in CNN debate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Politico

    Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina rejected the notion that CNN's debate change amounted to "affirmative action," saying on Wednesday that she has earned her place on the main stage of the second GOP debate on Sept. 16. CNN changed its mind because "the facts changed," the former Hewlett-Packard CEO remarked, a day after the network announced that it would allow any candidate that ranked in the top 10 between the last debate on Aug. 6 and Sept.

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