state government

Maine’s Governor Says Voters Wrong To Approve Medicaid Expansion; He May Ignore The Will Of Voters

Maine’s Governor Says Voters Wrong To Approve Medicaid Expansion; He May Ignore The Will Of Voters

Voters in Maine overwhelmingly called for the expansion of Medicaid in their state Tuesday night. Now their Republican Governor says that he will ignore the will of the voters unless the state legislature comes up with a way to fully fund it. Maine’s Republican Governor Paul LePage has been against Obamacare and the Medicaid expansion […]

Illinois Just Made ‘Barack Obama Day’ A State Holiday

Illinois Just Made ‘Barack Obama Day’ A State Holiday

Illinois is honoring President Obama with a new state holiday in his name. On Friday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law a measure making Obama’s birthday, August 4, a state holiday. The new holiday will be celebrated every year starting in 2018. NBC Chicago reports, “The holiday will be “observed throughout the State as a […]