Fri., February 1, 2013 12:10pm
The Georgia House of Representatives has passed a proposal that would allow the state to avoid losing more than $450 million in federal money for Medicaid has cleared another legislative hurdle.
Wed., January 30, 2013 8:44am
Gov. Nathan Deal's plan to avoid losing more than $450 million in federal money for Medicaid has cleared another legislative hurdle. A House committee on Tuesday endorsed the proposal to let an appointed board set special hospital fees to support Medicaid. Senate Bill 24 is headed to the full House.
Thu., January 17, 2013 8:41am
Leading Georgia Senate officials say they expect the Senate to pass Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal for a new Medicaid financing scheme that will spare lawmakers from voting directly on a tax. Senators are expected to debate it Thursday after Deal addresses a joint session of the General Assembly.
Mon., January 14, 2013 5:47pm
A spokesman for Gov. Nathan Deal says the governor is proposing a plan that would allow lawmakers to avoid an explicit vote on whether to extend an expiring hospital industry tax that helps finance Georgia's health care system.
Wed., October 3, 2012 6:18pm
A national anti-tax advocate wants Georgia lawmakers to drop a tax paid by hospitals, a move that would create a large hole in the state budget.
Wed., May 12, 2010 5:17pm
Gov. Sonny Perdue has signed legislation that would hike dozens of Georgia
Wed., April 14, 2010 10:14am
State lawmakers are back at the Capitol this morning with Day-36 of the Gen
Fri., April 2, 2010 7:55am
The State Senate narrowly approved a controversial 1.45% hospital tax. Dem
Wed., March 24, 2010 8:58am
Legislators will consider more than 30 bills at the state Capitol Wednesday
Tue., March 9, 2010 11:49am
Budget cuts alone will not solve the state’s financial problems. House Maj