Passage of SB 43 would “protect discrimination and foster a new era of Jim Crow in the state of Missouri; , the bill has the potential to create a hostile work environment, especially for people of color, Muslims and women,.
The GOP’s ObamaCare replacement bill that passed the House would result in 23 million fewer people with health insurance over 10 years, in states that let insurers charge sick people more, some people with pre-existing conditions would lose coverage because they could not afford the premiums
In just the last three months, with Mr. Pruitt in charge, the E.P.A. postponed a long-planned rule requiring companies to retrofit drilling equipment to prevent leaks of methane gas — a major contributor to climate change — and to collect more data on how much of the gas is spewing into the air.
Trump’s first major budget proposal will include massive cuts to Medicaid and call for changes to anti-poverty programs that would give states new power to limit a range of benefits; it would follow through on a bill passed by House Republicans to cut more than $800 billion over 10 years that t could cut off Medicaid benefits for about 10 million people over the next decade.
Funding for college work-study programs would be cut in half, public-service loan forgiveness would end and hundreds of millions of dollars that public schools could use for mental health, advanced coursework and other services would vanish under a Trump administration plan
Highways may be dilapidated, but they will be jammed with employers flocking to the state. They will be drawn by the right-to-work bill that was the first order of business for the Republican supermajorities and Gov. Eric Greitens last winter. They will love the tax cuts that helped create a $500 million hole in the state budget, but all the economic growth that’s coming is going to fix that. Or so Republicans say.
Under pressure to balance the budget and align with Trump, the House GOP has its eye on food stamps, welfare and perhaps even veterans’ benefits. House Republicans voted to slash hundreds of billions of dollars in health care for the poor now, they’re weighing a plan to take the scalpel to programs that provide meals to needy kids and housing and education assistance for low-income families.
You can work full time but not have the money to fix your teeth – visible reminders of the divide between rich and poor. The country is way too divided between well-off people and people struggling for everything — even to see the dentist. High-end cosmetic dentistry is soaring, and better-off Americans spend well over $1 billion each year just to make their teeth a few shades whiter. Millions of others rely on charity clinics and hospital emergency rooms to treat painful and neglected teeth.