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(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Judge Orders Pa. To Restore Health Insurance Funding For Low-Income Residents

A Commonwealth Court judge declared unconstitutional two state laws passed in 2010 and 2011 that siphoned tobacco settlement money from the “AdultBasic” health insurance program.

03/06/2013

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Pa. Tobacco Settlement Funds Secretly Diverted To General Fund

Pennsylvania’s auditor general says more than a billion dollars in tobacco settlement funds intended for health-related programs have been quietly raided to balance the state budget in recent years.

03/04/2011