Any effort to require that 100 percent of the electric power supply in any one state or for the United States as a whole come from renewable power energy sources would lead to extremely high costs and power shortages.
Washington State became the first state in the nation to legalize an accelerated decomposition method to transform deceased persons into soil after Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill passed by state legislators.
The Trump administration is appealing rulings by a federal court that have blocked the implementation of Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and found a similar program already in place in Arkansas violates federal law.
The organization behind a program to provide free health care to underserved women says it has no interest in federal grant money because it wants to deliver its family planning message without government intrusion.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concluded a proposed pipeline project carrying natural gas from the shale fields of Pennsylvania connecting to utilities throughout the Northeast was in the public interest and approved its construction.
Editor’s Note: With legislative sessions winding down in Missouri and Tennessee, three state lawmakers are hopeful their bills have opened the door to reform and eventual repeal of their states’ certificate of need (CON) laws.
The Texas State Legislature is considering a bill that would require freestanding emergency rooms (ERs), those separated from hospitals, to post notice of the health benefit plans for which the facility is an in-network provider.
An experimental treatment that enabled a man with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to literally run around the room while testifying before a FDA panel has cast a new light on the agency’s process of approving life-improving treatments quickly.
A rarely used state Senate rule and growing concerns over the potential cost of providing health care to tens of thousands of additional low-income residents in North Carolina stymied efforts to enact Medicaid expansion in this year’s legislative session.