• Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts
Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine said the Senate Republicans kept the health care bill completely secret from the American people. The House bill would have let states waive these protections, and allow insurers to charge people more based on their health conditions.

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  • Gov. Justice signs road bill
Gov. Justice signs road bill

After more than a month in special session - while also discussing the matter throughout this year's entire regular legislative session - the House and Senate agreed to a $4.228 billion budget and needed road revenue measures late Friday. That mainly is based on recent increases in natural gas and coal prices and production, as well as state econom...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall along Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall along Gulf Coast

Buckles said, if heavy rain occurs, the best option is to stay home . The National Weather Service says residents in a Tropical Storm Watch should review evacuation routes and review their disaster supply kit. In southwest Louisiana , not far from where Cindy came ashore before dawn Thursday , motorists in trucks were driving through knee-...

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  • Ouch! If it becomes law, Senate's healthcare overhaul is going to hurt
Ouch! If it becomes law, Senate's healthcare overhaul is going to hurt

It allows parents keep their kids on their policies until they turn 26, and requires insurers to cover people with preexisting conditions. Instead, what they got was a bill that promises to deliver $ 2 billion for 2018. "But I believe that's what people want to see". The senators stood next to a sign that quoted President Donald Trump's r...

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  • Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank AG
Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

It becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume, means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. The company was initiated on Friday, February 10 by SunTrust. Principal Financial Gp owns 10,364 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Advisors Asset Management reported 58 shares or 0% of...

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  • Trump Calls Senate Health Bill 'Very Good'
Trump Calls Senate Health Bill 'Very Good'

However, the four senators do appear open to negotiations and amendments that could turn their "no" to a "yes". "The president said the Senate bill needed heart". Senate on Thursday doesn't fulfill that promise. She contended, for example, that the bill's tax cuts for the wealthy are paid for by "blood money:" cuts to tax credits that help indi...

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  • 5 things to read about the Yellowstone grizzly delisting
5 things to read about the Yellowstone grizzly delisting

The U.S. Department of Interior will lift federal protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone ecosystem several sources confirmed Thursday. "Defenders of Wildlife is going through the delisting rule with a fine-toothed comb, and we will hold federal and state wildlife and land management agencies accountable for strong stewardship and mana...

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  • Dems slam new Senate health care bill as 'meaner'
Dems slam new Senate health care bill as 'meaner'

The "discussion draft" of the Better Care Reconciliation Act , an outline of the Senate's version of the American Health Care Act that passed the House of Representatives last month, shows a plan to phase out Medicaid expansion from the ACA in 2021 among other changes.

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  • Trump admits he has no tapes of James Comey
Trump admits he has no tapes of James Comey

A House committee also investigating the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russian Federation had set a Friday deadline for the White House to hand over any tapes if they exist. Comey testified the president asked that he "let go" of the investigation into Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser. The admission threw a ne...

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  • Orlando Airport Bans Marijuana From Premises
Orlando Airport Bans Marijuana From Premises

The Greater Aviation Authority Board on Wednesday passed a "consent agenda" that included the marijuana provision without any discussion. Brown said the policy will be posted on signs at the airport, but airport officials gave no indication how it would be enforced.

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  • Donald Trump to be sued over payments to business empire
Donald Trump to be sued over payments to business empire

The state of Maryland and the Distrıct of Columbia have sued U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, alleging he has violated the constitution's anti-corruption clauses, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. Laurence Tribe, professor of constitutional law at Harvard Law School, told NPR the two attorneys general are " saying that they're bein...

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  • Pelosi confident of her caucus' support
Pelosi confident of her caucus' support

Mermin, a native of suburban Atlanta who is now a partner at Lake Research in San Francisco. In addition, while some cast this race as a gauge of displeasure with the president's performance so far, the Trump factor shouldn't be overplayed.

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  • Florida burglar's trousers trip up his getaway
Florida burglar's trousers trip up his getaway

Footage released by deputies shows a pair of thieves targeting a sports vehicle that was left unlocked. After discovering that the car's fly-away scissor doors are unlocked, he opens the driver's side door and begins rummaging through the vehicle.

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  • Anti-Trump groups stick to resist tactics despite shooting
Anti-Trump groups stick to resist tactics despite shooting

The Democratic brand is pretty bad. He also announced plans for his own "Medicare for all" bill. Sanders will attend one rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday and two on Sunday - one in West Virginia and one in Ohio. The would-be assassin, James T. Hodgkinson, was a Bernie Sanders presidential campaign volunteer in Iowa, and his social media postin...

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  • Capito says she'll weigh Medicaid effect of health care plan
Capito says she'll weigh Medicaid effect of health care plan

At a time when Republicans say insurers don't want to participate in Obamacare , the number of health insurers selling policies in New Jersey is set to increase next year . Those factors include people covered by the Medicaid expansion that West Virginia implemented under President Barrack Obama's signature health care law that the new le...

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  • Heat wave likely to peak Thursday with cooler weather coming
Heat wave likely to peak Thursday with cooler weather coming

Days of punishing heat probably aggravated any existing illnesses they may have had and contributed to their deaths, said Joy Alexiou, a department spokeswoman. In the past week, almost 300 daily high temperature records have been broken across the country, and more will likely be broken before the heat wave's over.

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  • 'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction
'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction

This court further finds that the commonwealth has proven beyond a reasonable doubt that you are a youthful offender and you are judged so at this time . Medwed said the judge could consider Carter "morally blameworthy", but "moral blame doesn't always equal legal accountability". The defence argued that Mr Roy had been on a path to suicide "f...

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  • Vincent Announces New 'Fear the Future' Tour
Vincent Announces New 'Fear the Future' Tour

Future will visit the United Kingdom for three dates in October , where he'll play at Manchester Academy on October 20, Birmingham's O2 Academy on October 22, and London's O2 Arena on October 23. He also was the first act to succeed himself with any album at No. 1 since 1968, when Simon & Garfunkel did it with "Bookends" and the sound...

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  • Barricades placed along Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach after string of shootings
Barricades placed along Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach after string of shootings

The meeting will be with SLED Chief Mark Keel , as well as local law enforcement leaders. City officials decided in a special city council meeting Tuesday that the barricades would be used on a "trial run" basis. But police have said a few times that the suspected shooter, a 17-year-old-male from North Carolina, is thought to be involved in a gang...

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  • Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized
Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

According to Tom Grab, he simply wanted to get the pit bull off of the children "at all costs". Lancaster, Pa . - A dog attacked two children while they were strapped in auto seats inside a minivan in Pennsylvania this week. A pit bull jumped into a Lancaster woman's van and attacked her children. Eventually the dog's owner arrived and secur...

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