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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Trump's 'Work-or-Die' Medicaid Requirements in Arkansas
The ruling upheld a lower court decision, with a three-judge panel unanimously arguing Medicaid work requirements negate the purpose of the program.
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Study Confirms GOP Medicaid Work Requirements Succeeded in Taking Away People's Healthcare, But Did Nothing to Boost Employment
"If the GOP wants to help people find work, they should invest in employment programs and guarantee health care as a right—not punish people who are struggling."
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Extreme Flooding Across Midwest 'Exactly In Line' With Scientific Warnings of Climate Crisis: Experts
"We are living climate change right now."
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As Thousands Lose Coverage, Judge Blocks 'Inhumane' Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky
"All along this was a scheme to take away people's healthcare, nothing more."
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The 2018 Ballot Measures That Could Help Build a More Just South
There are ballot questions in Southern states — some of them citizen-initiated — that have the potential to expand voting rights, create a fairer economy, and protect the environment.
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A protest against abortion in front of the Planned Parenthood in Plano, Texas. (Los Angeles Times) Views
Conservatives Are Fighting to Roll Back Abortion Rights. And They're Winning
Limiting access to abortion does not eliminate the need for abortion; it only makes abortion illegal and unsafe.
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"By the end of 2016, Arkansas covered over 330,000 newly eligible adults through the expansion, which helped cut the number of uninsured in halffrom 2013 to 2016."(Photo: AUCD/flickr/cc) Views
Arkansas’ Harsh Medicaid Work Requirement Jeopardizes Recent Progress
This approach introduces new, burdensome red tape for all enrollees, but electronic reporting will pose a particular challenge for people without Internet access.
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A demonstrator holds a sign in New York City during the 2014 People's Climate March. (Photo: Chris Yakimov/flickr/cc) News
Fayetteville Becomes 54th US City to Make 100% Renewable Energy Pledge
City council passes carbon-slashing energy plan that vows 100 percent community-wide clean energy by 2050
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The right to a fair trial, due process, and equal protection under the law are not luxuries for the privileged few. Views
An Arkansas Town Agrees to Criminal Justice Reform to Ensure That the Poor Are Not Jailed
One defendant was arrested at least seven times, spent 25 days in jail, and was assessed $2,700 in court costs for bouncing a single $29 check.
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Rights Groups Prepare for Fight Against Arkansas' Man-Approved Abortion Law
Law would require any woman seeking an abortion to get permission from the man who impregnated her
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