All posts by Matthew Stone

Budget amendments cover familiar ground

Lawmakers have submitted more than 20 amendments for their colleagues to consider as the Maine House takes its first formal look at the two-year state budget deal Thursday afternoon. Some are technical changes, but many cover familiar ground and mark final attempts by individual lawmakers to accomplish goals they outlined in unsuccessful legislation earlier this […]

Florida Gov. Scott supports Medicaid expansion

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is the latest Republican governor to agree to expand his state’s Medicaid program under the federal Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reports. Scott, one of the nation’s most vocal critics of the Affordable Care Act, said Wednesday he would agree to a limited, three-year expansion of the program that […]