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Posted by & filed under Stop Medicaid Expansion.

FGA's latest report, ObamaCare Expansion Enrollment is Shattering Projections: Taxpayers and the Truly Needy Will Pay the Price, has received extensive national media coverage. Coverage includes: The Wall Street Journal - Medicaid Explodes - New enrollments vastly exceed estimates, and states are on the hook Hot Air - Obamacare Expansion Flood Threatens State Budgets Opportunity Lives - Report: Obamacare Thrusting Millions onto Medicaid The Federalist...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Ohio, Stop Fraud, Stop The Scam, Welfare Reform.

Last week, Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost testified to the House Committee on Agriculture regarding a recent audit of the states' EBT card system. The audit concluded that there is likely millions of dollars of fraud occurring in the system on an annual basis. Key findings include: 36 deceased individuals received benefits for more than one year after their death 1,862 deceased...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under South Carolina, Volunteer Care.

Low-income South Carolinians now have new options to get the care they need thanks to FGA’s Volunteer Care Program, which was signed into law by Governor Nikki Haley earlier this month. Originally known as the Immunity from Liability for Providing Free Health Care Services bill, sets up a program that would mirror Florida’s wildly successful Volunteer Health Services program. In...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Kansas, Safe Families.

After passing with broad support in both chambers of the State Legislature, Kansas's Governor Sam Browback has signed FGA's Safe Families for Children law. The bill introduced by the Judiciary Committee, provides protection for the Safe Families for Children program. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Health Care Reform, Kansas, Volunteer Care.

In exciting news for low-income Kansas residents, a bill setting up a program that would mirror Florida’s Volunteer Health Services in the Sunflower State has passed both house of the state's legislature and been approved by the governor. The bill, which began as HB 2615 in the House, was signed into law by Governor Sam Brownback earlier this month. Florida’s Volunteer...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Missouri, Safe Families.

Missouri’s House of Representatives has passed FGA’s Safe Families legislation. The bill introduced by Andrew Koenig, provides protection for the Safe Families for Children program. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief to Missouri’s child-protective service bureaucracy. In fiscal year...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Maine, Safe Families.

Maine’s governor has signed FGA’s Safe Families for Children legislation into law. The bill provides protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program. With Governor Paul LePage’s signature, families in trouble across the state have a new place to turn for temporary housing of their children. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Missouri, Stop The Scam.

The Stop The Scam welfare reform bill introduced by Missouri Senator David Sater which will reign in welfare fraud and abuse in The Show-Me State has passed both chambers in the state legislature. SB 607 is now headed to a conference committee with members of both the House and the Senate to hammer out any differences in the language. When...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Mississippi, Safe Families.

Mississippi’s Senate and House of Representatives have passed FGA’s Safe Families legislation. The bill introduced by Senator David Parker, provides protection for establishing the Safe Families For Children program in the Magnolia State. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief...[ read more ]