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Medicaid Work Requirements Struck Down

Arkansas' program was the first in the country. Several other Republican-controlled states are now seeking approval for similar work requirement programs. Beneficiaries here who fail to report work status for 3 months are locked out of the program for the rest of the calendar year. New Hampshire's requirement, which took effect this month, also is being challenged in court.

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New York County Measles State of Emergency: Unvaccinated Students Banned

So far this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 314 cases of measles across 15 states. "We must not allow this outbreak to continue indefinitely or worsen", said county executive Ed Day. "It's an attention grab, there's no question about it", Rockland County Executive Ed Day said at a news conference Tuesday according to The Associated Press .

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Trump Justice Dept. Asks Court of Appeals to Erase Obamacare

Many were confused or wrong about what Mueller's report actually concluded about collusion and obstruction of justice. Judge Napolitano said this could continue to play out for the duration of President Trump's term. "Wouldn't bother me at all", he told reporters at the White House . A new push to save Obamacare over Trump's objections was just revealed, and these Jersey Dems are in the thick of it.

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New York county bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

The ban begins at midnight after which unvaccinated children will not be permitted in locations such as places of worship, schools and shopping malls. Health officials say the best way to stop the disease's spread is a vaccination rate in the community of 92 to 95%. From Jan.1 to March 21, there have 317 cases of measles reported , with outbreaks having been reported in California, Illinois, New York , Texas and Washington.

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Unvaccinated children face public space ban in NY measles outbreak

A NY county plans to ban unvaccinated children from all public spaces amid a relentless measles outbreak. The Department of Health will be holding free vaccination clinics on Wednesday. Officials in several states are working to close loopholes that allow parents to avoid vaccinating their children for religious or philosophical reasons.

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Sen. Sinema issues statement opposing "Green New Deal" initiatives

McConnell has made it clear that he is pushing the vote to put Democrats, especially the many in the Senate who are running for president in 2020, on the record about the controversial plan introduced last month by Rep. All residents of Hawaii would be left with is this. You know where the solution can be found?. The Green New Deal, she acknowledged, isn't meant to be passed into law and in fact as a resolution it can't be.