Tag: Government programs

Indiana restarts payment of federal unemployment benefits

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana on Friday resumed making $300 federal unemployment payments to workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic after a court ordered it to...

Judge scraps order halting West Virginia needle exchange law

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A federal judge has scrapped a temporary restraining order on West Virginia‚Äôs new law that tightens requirements on needle exchange programs. ...

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...

EXPLAINER: How Indiana evictions could surge post-moratorium

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INDIANAPOLIS — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended...

White House convenes mayors to discuss strategies on crime

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday convened the first meeting of its community violence intervention collaborative, a group of mayors and administration officials...

Senate Democrats’ $3.5T budget deal backs up Biden’s goals

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WASHINGTON — this story is a refire/new doc of last night's story with new material wire embargoed for 6 a.m. EDT Wednesday; lead with...

As COVID rises, a vexing hunt for nursing home vaccine stats

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WASHINGTON — With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data...

Senators seek Medicaid-like plan to cover holdout states

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ATLANTA — Three Democratic U.S. senators from states that have refused to expand Medicaid want the federal government to set up a mirror plan...

Appeals court: Indiana must resume unemployment benefits

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the state temporarily continue payment of federal unemployment benefits, affirming an earlier court order...

Medicare evaluating coverage for $56,000 Alzheimer’s drug

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WASHINGTON — Medicare on Monday launched a formal process to decide whether to cover Aduhelm, the new Alzheimer's drug whose $56,000-a-year price tag and...