Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | health and fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | health and fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | Health & Fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

THIS WEEK AT THE COLORADO CAPITOL | Week of April 18, 2022 | legislature

Here are legislative committee hearings and other events of note for the week ahead at the Colorado state Capitol. Committee schedules are subject to change. The daily schedule is available on the legislature’s website. Options for public testimony during committee hearings can be found here. House regulations regarding remote testimony can be found here. Senate … Read more

Virginia’s Youngkin signs 700 bills that cover health care, police and taxes | National News

(The Center Square)—Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed about 700 bills impacting the economy, health care policy, law enforcement policies, taxes and various other issues. Each bill had some level of bipartisan support, needing approval from the Republican-controlled House of Delegates and the Democratic-controlled Senate. The governor also amended more than 100 bills, which the General … Read more

Virginia’s Youngkin signs 700 bills that cover health care, police and taxes | State

(The Center Square)—Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed about 700 bills impacting the economy, health care policy, law enforcement policies, taxes and various other issues. Each bill had some level of bipartisan support, needing approval from the Republican-controlled House of Delegates and the Democratic-controlled Senate. The governor also amended more than 100 bills, which the General … Read more

NYers buy Medicaid for illegal migrants in Hochul, Dems’ budget

Illegal immigrants aged 65 and over will be able to obtain taxpayer-financed health care in the record-breaking $220 billion state budget signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul and passed by the legislature — a move critics say will incentivize the undocumented to flood New York for the benefits. A provision in the budget allows up to … Read more

Bills revamping taxes, tightening benefit rules draw vetoes | Health

By BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Democratic governor on Friday vetoed bills that would revamp the state’s tax code and tighten rules for public benefits, continuing his pushback against the Republican legislative agenda. In his latest flurry of vetoes, Gov. Andy Beshear targeted a measure aimed at gradually phasing out … Read more

NY lawmakers debate $220B budget, boosted by federal funds | Health

By MARINA VILLENEUVE – Associated Press ALBANY, NY (AP) — New York is set to rely on an influx of federal funds and higher-than-expected tax revenues to balance the state budget, which was being finalized about a week late. Disagreements over policy issues held up passage of the spending plan, which is being used to … Read more

Bills revamping taxes, tightening benefit rules draw vetoes | Health

By BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Democratic governor on Friday vetoed bills that would revamp the state’s tax code and tighten rules for public benefits, continuing his pushback against the Republican legislative agenda. In his latest flurry of vetoes, Gov. Andy Beshear targeted a measure aimed at gradually phasing out … Read more