California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is calling on the state Legislature to address the "public safety crisis" after revelations surfaced that convicted felons can work in the state's home care program.
The Senate is expected to vote this week on legislation that would provide $26.1 billion in education funding and Medicaid assistance to states.
It's been one month since the income tax deadline and many states are discovering that collections are much lower than expected. This could have a disastrous effect on state budgets, according to news reports.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) has fired off another letter to Congress warning that current Medicaid expansion proposals would put undue stress on state budgets that are already stretched thin.
The federal government should assume the full cost of any Medicaid expansion under healthcare reform because of the enormous costs to individual states. That is according to an organization of state legislatures Wednesday in a letter to leaders of the Senate Finance Committee.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) sent a letter to federal lawmakers deriding a certain Medicaid provision in healthcare reform legislation. He also praised some newly proposed congressional long-term care financing models.
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a federal appeals court ruling that says California's Medicaid providers have a right to challenge state cuts to Medi-Cal provider fees.