Wolf Administration Promises Orderly Transition to Simple Medicaid Expansion in PennsylvaniaGov. Wolf’s spokesman, Jeff Sheridan, says there will be no interruption of coverage for those affected.
Gov. Corbett Claims Victory In Tussle With White House Over Medicaid Expansion RulesJennifer Branstetter, Gov. Corbett’s director of policy, insists it is Medicaid "reform" and not simply an expansion of Medicaid.
Health Care Advocates Lining up to Testify About Corebett's Proposed Medicaid PlanThe hearing was originally scheduled for the morning, but interest in the hearings has been high and registration filled so quickly that the department added an afternoon session. And that filled up, too.
Hundreds Turn Out For First Major Gubernatorial Candidate's Forum In PhiladelphiaFive democratic candidates for governor spoke to nearly a thousand people Saturday night at Temple University.
Corbett Administration Hopes Arkansas Plan Paves Way For Private Medicaid Expansion HereCorbett administration officials say they are bolstered by news that the Obama administration has approved Arkansas’ private-option alternative for expanding Medicaid.
Stigall Show Log 9.17.13Chris reviews the details of the Washington Navy Yard shooting and President Obama's response. He also discusses New Jersey using Hurricane Sandy relief money to clear debris following the Seaside Park fire and Governor Corbett's Medicaid expansion plan. He talks to Dick Yuengling from the Yuengling Brewery and State Representative Daryl Metcalfe.
Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania Falls By The Wayside In Legislative TussleThe state Senate inserted Medicaid expansion language into the state welfare code, part of the package of bills to enact the budget, but the House removed it.
Pennsylvania Legislature Divided Over Medicaid ExpansionThe state senate favors expanding Medicaid, as provided for under the Affordable Care Act, while House Republicans do not.
Liquor Privatization, Medicaid Expansion Advance In PA SenateThe House back in March passed a liquor privatization bill and now the concept has cleared a major hurdle in the Senate, in the form of an amendment to the House bill passed early Saturday morning.
Pa. Lawmakers’ Plate Still Full Ahead Of Summer RecessThursday was another day characterized more by what didn’t happen as opposed to what did.
Center City Demonstrators Urge Corbett To Accept Medicaid Expansion in Pa."We want to take that big abstract number -- 700,000 -- and show these are real faces, these are real lives," said one demonstration leader.
Stigall Show Log 4.24.13Chris discusses the dismissal of some charges in the trial against Kermit Gosnell, Pat Toomey's response to the delays caused by FAA furloughs, Pennsylvania Democrats efforts to get Governor Tom Corbett to accept the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, and the reported motivation of the Boston Marathon bombers. He also talks to J.D. Mullane from the Bucks County Courier-Times.
Study: Medicaid Expansion Could Improve Pennsylvania’s Economic HealthThe Pennsylvania Hospital Association is trying to persuade Governor Corbett to expand Medicaid in the state with an argument they hope will appeal to him, the economic development advantages of the program.
Stigall Show Log 2.27.13Chris assesses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's decision to accept the medicaid expansion offered under the Affordable Care Act. He talks to John Hayward from Human Events about sequester cuts and CPAC, CBS 3's Walt Hunter about the acquittal of former police officer Jonathan Josey, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.