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Health

Alabama

Georgia lawmakers eye abortion, other social fights for 2023 | #elections | #alabama

ATLANTA (AP) — Abortion, sex education and transgender care for youth had mixed success on the Georgia Legislature’s agenda last year, and while lawmakers are getting another chance to tackle those issues in the session that starts Monday, it’s unclear how far they’ll go. Republican leaders haven’t signaled a strong appetite for such measures in […]

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Alabama

DeSantis joins Republican governors’ call to end COVID-19 emergency declaration | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis last week joined 24 other Republican governors in asking President Joe Biden to end a COVID-19 emergency declaration that has helped lead to a surge in enrollment in Florida’s Medicaid program. The governors sent a letter that urged Biden to allow a federal “public health emergency” to expire in […]

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Mayor

Mayor Adams urges NYers to mask up amid surge in COVID, flu, RSV

Here we go again. Mayor Eric Adams is urging New Yorkers to mask up indoors amid a spike in coronavirus, flu and respiratory syncytial infection cases. “When COVID-19 hit New York City almost three years ago, New Yorkers looked out for each other and followed the advice of our health experts,” Adams said Tuesday. “With the […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas governor says he supports the science behind COVID-19 vaccines, as daily U.S. cases hold above 65,000

Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who is considering a presidential run, took a shot at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s call to investigate the COVID-19 vaccines, arguing that “we shouldn’t undermine the science.” Hutchinson, a Republican, told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that Arkansas didn’t have vaccine mandates, but that he and other medical experts […]

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City Council

Princeton City Council looking to increase levy by 8.58 percent for 2023 | Community | #citycouncil

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Arkansas

National report on maternal and infant health gives Arkansas; Missouri poor grades

HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) – A recent report from the March of Dimes, an organization focused on improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature births, and infant mortality, shows the maternal and infant health crisis is worsening for all families. Arkansas and Missouri received poor grades with above-average preterm birth rates. The data […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas governor announces rural health coverage with Medicaid program

HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the state’s request to expand and adjust the Medicaid Program in the state was approved last Tuesday. Arkansas Health and Opportunity for Me (ARHOME), replaced Arkansas Works, the prior version of the Medicaid expansion health coverage program in Arkansas, earlier this year. ARHOME offers health care […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas governor announces ARHOME expansion for rural health services

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – Those in rural Arkansas communities may get better access to healthcare, thanks to a new expansion. On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced that a request to amend the state’s Medicaid program, Arkansas Health and Opportunity for Me (ARHOME), to include the Life360 HOMEs service had been approved by […]

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Alabama

Tuberville: US has too many ‘takers’ who don’t want to work | #elections | #alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville said this week that the country has too many “takers” instead of workers and suggested that many in younger generations — including people in their 40s — don’t understand they need to work. Tuberville, 68, made the remarks while discussing the national worker shortage during a speech […]

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City Council

City council sets 2023 meetings, puts Viewpoint project on hold | Local News | #citycouncil

New Castle city council will meet a half-hour earlier in 2023. As part of the city’s new administrative code under its Home Rule charter, language needed to be cleared up on when and at what time council will hold meetings. During Tuesday’s caucus meeting, the five members of council — with President MaryAnne Gavrile leading […]

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