From the daily archives: Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Associated Press reports that Ohio state attorneys asked the state supreme court on Tuesday to override lower court rulings and uphold the state Health Department’s order to shut down Toledo’s last abortion clinic.

At the end of the AP article it reads, “Restrictions on abortion clinics in Ohio passed by lawmakers over the last six years have contributed to the closings of several clinics already. The state has 8 clinics left operating. It had twice that many in 2011.”

The legislature can pass all the laws it wants, but if the governor doesn’t sign them, they […]

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Republicans in Washington want to cut Social Security and Medicare and put new taxes on retirement savings accounts to pay for massive tax cuts for Wall Street. Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is having none of it, promising “one hell of a fight” during a hearing before the Senate Finance Committee.

“You’ve got to be kidding me: their two best ideas to pay for massive tax cuts for Wall Street are to cut Medicare and raise the […]

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Go tell it on the mountain, or in the Oval Office in the White House in Washington or at the Statehouse in Columbus, that Obamacare is working pretty damn well, despite efforts by Republicans from 2010 to today to scuttle it or disable it whenever the political opportunity has presented itself.

Released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau, “Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2016” paints an accurate picture of health insurance coverage by state that easily counters critics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) who say it’s failing.

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Taking […]

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