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Medicaid expansion could be coming to Mississippi with a dash of Arkansas-style policy, but hurdles remain

Check out map of which states have adopted Medicaid expansion, from health care policy nonprofit KFF. It’s kind of wild, given how bitterly Republican politicians initially opposed the policy. Mississippi could be next, where an expansion measure continues to advance in the state Legislature — with a plan perhaps partly inspired by the unusual variation on […]

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Arkansas

‘Arkansas model’ pushed by Medicaid expansion advocates worst of both worlds

As Mississippi’s legislative session nears close, lobbyists and advocacy media outlets have begun pushing the ‘Arkansas model’ as a compromise. It’s a bad play for current Medicaid enrollees and the state budget. A friend of mine sent me a text this week quipping that one Mississippi news outlet should change its name to “Medicaid Expansion […]

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Mayor

Meridian Mayor seeks locals for City Council Seat 1, applications open till April 2024

MERIDIAN, Idaho (CBS2) — Meridian Mayor Robert Simison is accepting letters of interest for Seat 1 on the Meridian City Council. Interested residents must be qualified Meridian electors and District One residents, meaning they must reside within District One boundaries at the time of the appointment. Those interested must also be at least 18 years […]

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Alabama

Changing their tune: Republican Southern lawmakers hint at expanding healthcare coverage | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Three Southern state legislative leaders appear open to expanding health coverage to low-income residents in changes from previous rhetoric. House speakers from Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama said Republican lawmakers are looking into the expansion concept, which could result in nearly 500,000 people getting insurance in all three states combined, according to the think tank KFF. […]

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Arkansas

Residents of an east Arkansas town have been without water for two weeks

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — Residents of an east Arkansas town have been without running water for the past two weeks after the state was hit by below-freezing temperatures, and the outage has forced them to line up for bottled water, fill up jugs or take showers at a truck brought in by the state. […]

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Arkansas

A&D Mortgage expands operations in Arkansas and Mississippi

Nonqualified mortgage (non-QM) wholesale lender A&D Mortgage has obtained licenses to originate loans in Arkansas and Mississippi, the company announced on Thursday.  “This expansion is not only about growing our business; it’s about wholeheartedly bringing A&D Mortgage’s unwavering commitment to top-notch service, highly competitive rates, and tailored loan solutions to more Americans,” Max Slyusarchuk, CEO of […]

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Alabama

Teachers Unions Spend Big on GOP State Lawmakers | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Ten Republican-led states have passed universal school choice since 2021, yet much of the South is lagging. There’s a simple explanation: Many Republican lawmakers are teachers-union allies and likely need to be defeated in primary elections for school choice to pass. Republicans against school choice have largely couched their opposition by asserting that rural areas […]

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Alabama

Former NFL player launches bid for newly drawn Alabama congressional district in potential blow to Dems | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

FIRST ON FOX: An Alabama football star who went on to play in the National Football League (NFL) is looking to earn support from voters in Alabama’s newly drawn 2nd Congressional District as he seeks election to the U.S. House. Wallace Gilberry, a Republican, will formally announce his candidacy in the race Wednesday morning. A […]

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Arkansas

Central Arkansas school district drops library’s digital learning tools, citing lack of ‘filter’

More than 11,000 Pulaski County students are unable to access online educational materials through their local public library as a legal precaution, according to school district administrators, in light of the statewide debate over what content children should be able to access in libraries. The Pulaski County Special School District, which covers the rest of […]

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Arkansas

Oscar-nominated actor Terrence Howard shares experience in Arkansas filming new movie

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