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Category: Health and Human Services

BDN | Meeting on DHHS budget abruptly called off

Posted: January 05, 2012

Source: Bangor Daily News, Eric Russell, Jan. 05, 2012 AUGUSTA, Maine — The battle over Gov. Paul LePage’s proposed cuts to the Department of...

LSJ | Democrats issue symbolic rejection of LePage's DHHS budget plan

Posted: January 05, 2012

Source: Sun Journal, Steve Mistler, Jan 5, 2012 AUGUSTA — Democrats on Wednesday used a symbolic gesture to ratchet up their opposition to Gov....

Seacoast Online Editorial | Medicaid cuts not planned carefully

Posted: December 28, 2011

Source: Seacoast Online, Editorial, December 28, 2011 The plan by Maine Gov. Paul LePage to cut 65,000 people from the state's Medicaid roles is...

Seacoast Online | Sen. Hill critical of LePage plan to slash Medicaid funding

Posted: December 20, 2011

Source: Seacoast Online, Deborah Mcdermott, December 20, 2011 There’s no doubt that Maine’s Medicaid system, called MaineCare, needs to be...

Weekly Radio Address: Sen. Goodall-When Ideology Wins, We All Lose

Posted: December 09, 2011

Democratic Radio Address-Sen. Seth Goodall Good Morning. This is State Senator Seth Goodall of Richmond.   This week Governor LePage...

EDITORIAL: Safety net should be shrunk, not shredded | Bangor Daily News

Posted: December 08, 2011

Source: Bangor Daily News, Editorial, December 07, 2011 The growing shortfall in the budget of the Department of Health and Human Services is a...

OUR OPINION: LePage got our attention; now how about a real plan? | Kennebec Journal

Posted: December 08, 2011

Source: Kennebec Journal, December 8, 2011 Gutting MaineCare not responsible Gov. Paul LePage likes to talk about personal responsibility, but his...

WABI TV | Governor Proposes Big Changes To Medicaid Amidst Budget Shortfall

Posted: December 06, 2011

Source: WABI TV, Rob Poindexter, December 6th 2011 Click here to view video. Augusta - People enrolled in Maine's Medicaid program could see...

BDN | State budget task force agrees on $25 million in cuts

Posted: November 29, 2011

By Eric Russell, Bangor Daily News, Nov. 28, 2011 AUGUSTA, Maine — A state task force created to identify $25 million in budget cuts to address a...

MAINE LEADER PARTICIPATES IN HEALTH CARE AND TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT

Posted: November 03, 2011

BALTIMORE, MD—Democratic Leader, Senator Barry Hobbins (D-Saco) was one of more than eighty legislators, corporate leaders, and academics from...