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Feds Say Florida Could Get $1B For Low Income PoolA top federal official told Florida it can likely expect $1 billion in the budget year, that begins July 1, for a key health-care program known as the Low Income Pool, according to a letter dated Thursday.
Feds Release $71.5M Withheld During Migrant CrisisGroups that provide refugee services across the United States expressed relief Thursday after the federal government announced the release of $71.5 million it had reprogrammed in June to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border this year.
Feds Grant Florida 3-Year Medicaid Renewal Florida's Medicaid managed care program has been renewed for three more years.
Man Accused In Murder For Hire Plot Serving Time A man accused of hiring a hit man to kill his family is now serving time after his case was closed.
CBS News Poll: Americans Unhappy Over ShutdownAs day three of the GOP-forced government shutdown began Thursday, more numbers from a new CBS News poll shows Americans are not pleased with the government shutdown.
Federal Services Impacted By Partial Government ShutdownSo what is happening with government services during the shutdown?
What Happens If The Government Shuts Down?A shutdown of the federal government appears to be inevitable as Republicans in the House continue to attach poison pills to continuing resolutions that would fund the government making the bills dead on arrival in the Democratically controlled House of Representatives.
Initial Unemployment Claims Decline
Student Loan Interest Rates Double Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.
New Student Loan Rates Double On MondayThanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.
Legislature Working On Medicaid CompromiseNegotiators in the Florida House and Senate are trying to work out a compromise deal that would keep the federal Medicaid money in President Barack Obama's healthcare overahaul law in place while not expanding Medicaid to the level the law originally suggested.
Rubio Supports Government Shutdown Instead Of Keeping Affordable Care ActSenator Marco Rubio would prefer to let the federal government shutdown in late March than let a continuing resolution pass if the bill doesn’t completely defund the Affordable Care Act.
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