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Lawmakers push officials to speed up prison healthcare reform as taxpayers continue to be slammed – Washington Examiner

It may take two years to fully roll out a revamp of North Carolina’s prison health-care system, which could save the state a total of $ 19 million annually. State officials from the North Carolina of Department of Public Safety and the Department of Human Health Services gave members of the Joint Legislative Program Evaluation… Read More »

Ohio lawmakers fail to override John Kasich veto of abortion 'heartbeat bill'

The Ohio legislature has failed to override a veto by Republican Gov. John Kasich of legislation that would have banned abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The legislature convened in a rare post-Christmas session Thursday to try to override the veto of the legislation, which has been dubbed the “heartbeat bill.” The House… Read More »