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Pa. extends postpartum Medicaid coverage for pregnant persons

BY: - August 5, 2021

The extension will take effect beginning April 1, 2022  and will be available for five years as an optional part of the American Rescue Plan. 

COMMENTARY

Nurses care for us – it’s time we stand up and do more for them | Opinion

BY: - August 1, 2021

Having worked as a registered nurse in hospital settings for 27 years I can attest a nurse spends about 75 minutes with a patient. A nurse sees the truth behind the diagnosis. A nurse sees the reality of a treatment. A nurse is a caregiver, a counselor, an advocate.

Senate Democrats propose ‘New Deal’ spending plan for Pa. relief funds

BY: - May 12, 2021

Democrats said their $6.15 billion plan focuses on creating jobs, opportunity and equity by investing in human services, economic development and public health. 

COMMENTARY

Here’s what Toomey, the deficit hawk, got wrong about the COVID-19 stimulus | Mike Connolly

BY: - March 16, 2021

Let’s remember in the years to come that every time the deficit hawks cry and screech, we don’t have to listen.

U.S. House sends Biden giant $1.9T COVID relief package; Pa. lawmakers break on party lines

BY: - March 10, 2021

Biden is expected to sign it on Friday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing.