Are These Fake Facebook Personas Trolling For Real Law-Firm Clients? - Forbes
The Constitutional Court didn't rule on the substance of the law, so lawmakers are now able to reintroduce the same legislation, which allows for jail terms of up to life for homosexual offenses. Although the law had wide support among Ugandans, activists and watchdog group called the measure draconian and said it was unnecessary in a country where homosexuality had long been banned.
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Those other states that have chosen not to make something good happen out of the Affordable Care Act are missing that opportunity on behalf of their citizens. Among the states that didnt expand Medicaid or set up their own exchanges are Georgia, Indiana and Mississippi, all of which saw their uninsured rates drop less than 2 percentage points. Sam Mims, a Republican state legislator from southwest Mississippi, said the Affordable Care Act is still not the right way to go for his state. Access to health care is not expanding Medicaid, Mims said. I still believe Mississippi cannot afford it for several reasons. Mainly from a financial standpoint we simply cannot afford to expand Medicaid and we will not expand Medicaid. He said the legislature is taking steps to expand access to health care, such as allocating more money to federal clinics,expandingmental health clinics and working on programs to get more doctors and dentists to the state.
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Survey: Insurance Rates Lag In Health Law Holdout States - WebMD
Regardless of where they lived, many in Wrights network also were friends with a New Yorker named Alex Romanovich , who runs a social-media marketing firm called Social2B . There are more threads connecting these camera-shy Facebook friends. They all appear to be fake, and theyre all linked to Parker Waichman , a law firm that specializes in pharmaceutical litigation and once paid Social2B to help run its social-media marketing campaign. That social media campaign was overseen by name partner Jerrold Parker, according to former employees, and included Internet properties like Wright, Toby and Harvey, who appear designed to direct potential clients to Newsinferno, one of more than one hundred websites Parker Waichman maintains with information about litigation it is involved with.
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Uninsured Dropped Fastest in Senate Battleground States - Yahoo News
According to Gallups findings, states that expanded their Medicaid programs and created their own state-based exchanges under the law saw a greater drop in their uninsured rates than states that did not. In the 21 states that expanded Medicaid and set up their own exchanges the uninsured rate dropped by an average of 4 points, compared to an average 2.2 percent drop in the states that did not implement both. View photo . At the state level, those that have implemented two of the law's core mechanisms -- Medicaid expansion and state health exchanges -- are seeing a substantially larger drop in the uninsured rate than states that did not take both of these actions.
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