A political newcomer and his wife have donated more than a half-million dollars to Democratic political entities and a pet cause — the orangutans at Como Zoo in St. Paul, a Watchdog Minnesota Bureau analysis of public records and media accounts show.Read More →
Reps. Ernest Chavez, D-Albuquerque, and Phillip Archuleta, D-Las Cruces, missed the entire 30-day legislative session that wrapped up Thursday and that appeared, in the words of Robert Frost, to make all the difference.Read More →
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Virginia hasn’t expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, but that hasn’t kept new enrollment figures from steadily climbing since October, when the health care law kicked in.
ACA Signups.net, which aggregates data on enrollment figures, is reporting 27,860 new enrollees (not renewals) in Virginia for the months [...]
The Obama administration is intently focused on raising the minimum wage, and it’s reaching out to lawmakers across the country to get their votes.Read More →
Part 87 of 92 in the series Obamacare
By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
California’s Obamacare exchange, already criticized by Republicans for its finances and the odd “Tell a Friend, Get Covered” campaign, is now taking friendly fire from Democrats.
State Sen. Ted Gaines, a Republican and vice chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Insurance, said the agency [...]