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How does Pennsylvania want to Burn its Tobacco Money

By at April 25, 2011 | 11:37 am | 436 Comments

How does Pennsylvania want to Burn its Tobacco Money

Auditor General Wagner is, in a word, aghast, that Governor Corbett pulled the plug on AdultBasic health care insurance earlier this year.

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The Adult way of Suing Pennsylvania’s Governor

By at March 23, 2011 | 3:00 pm | 121 Comments

The Adult way of Suing Pennsylvania’s Governor

A class action lawsuit against Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and other state politicians has been filed on behalf of some 41,000 residents who lost health care insurance.

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Budget Pain: Not for Lawmakers, Corbett Staff

By at March 4, 2011 | 7:39 am | 5 Comments

Budget Pain: Not for Lawmakers, Corbett Staff

Tim Potts has a legislative round-up that covers the end of adultBasic insurance, but finds lawmakers have their own doctor and taxpayers pick up all of his costs including insurance. Potts wonders why it is okay in Pennsylvania for lawmakers to keep accepting gifts. Can you hear me now Senate Pro Tempore Scarnati.

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Up in Smoke

By at March 3, 2011 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

Up in Smoke

Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner says the state is squandering the settlement money it has received from the tobacco settlement. Wagner says the state has a duty to use additional money for its intended purpose, primarily healthcare.

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Yes We Can: Extend AdultBasic

By at February 15, 2011 | 8:28 am | 6 Comments

Yes We Can: Extend AdultBasic

One of the casualties in the new age of reform-minded rhetoric is the demise of AdultBasic healthcare in Pennsylvania. Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein now is not the time to leave some 45,000 Pennsylvanian’s without healthcare.

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