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Sawbuck Back!

From MSCF Field Representative Sara Ford:

Greetings, MSCF Faculty!

It’s time to get the Sawbuck Club going again, and so we bring you greetings and recommendations for March 2015.

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Health Care Takes Hit in Malloy's Budget

By Lynne Ide

There’s been a lot in the news about proposed cuts to Medicaid (HUSKY) programs in Governor Malloy’s budget — but there are plenty more health care cuts on the chopping block. 267 more words

State Reform

The 30 Year Plan: Mapping out Michigan and the Nation's Future

The USDOT and the Obama administration are drawing much needed attention to the future of national transportation funding and policy. Here at Trans4M, we are usually transfixed on what’s going on at the local and state level, but today we are going to take a look at the broader picture, to investigate how transportation policy at the federal level connects to us here at home. 698 more words


Connecticut Could Lose Federal Dollars for Low Income Children

By Max Friedman

Congress is debating how to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the next few years, and if one proposal that is on the table passes, many low income families in Connecticut could suffer because of Washington’s actions. 440 more words

Federal Reform

Higher Ed Budget: What each of us can do

From MSCF Legislative Chair Rick Nelson:

Greetings! We are asking for a little help from our local campus leaders from across the state of Minnesota. Please click on the following link for this week’s video message and request, …

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Legislature exempts "these types" of medical retainer agreements from state’s insurance act.

Direct-pay medicine presents alternative health care model

Legislature exempts these types of medical retainer agreements from state’s insurance act.

By Charlsie Dewey

February 27, 2015 — GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. 1,407 more words


Legislative Update - Week 7

The Senate transportation package was brought to the floor for passage this past Friday. The eight transportation reform bills were brought up first. Six of the reform bills, SB 5992-SB 5997, were passed on a bipartisan basis. 261 more words