Stories tagged: states
Tue., July 4, 2017
Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Civil Rights Act, July 5, 1964
Tue., March 21, 2017
Robert J. Samuelson: Medicaid needs long-term solution
Doesn’t Medicare – not Medicaid – cover the elderly and disabled? Well, yes, but there’s a giant omission: nursing home and other long-term care. Medicaid covers these for the poor …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016
James Greiff: Zinke defies GOP on federal lands
Ryan Zinke grew up hunting and fishing in Montana and sees the value in making sure that what’s public stays public.
Thu., June 28, 2012, 12:03 p.m.
Coverage for most people, a scramble for states
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court settled the legal argument over health care today. Now people in the United States will find out if President Barack Obama’s overhaul can work as …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2012, 7:56 a.m.
Mortgage abuse settlement will direct $750 million to Northwest homeowners
U.S. states have reached a $25 billion deal with the nation’s biggest mortgage lenders over foreclosure abuses that occurred after the housing bubble burst. Federal and state officials announced the …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2012, 6:48 a.m.
State higher education spending sees big decline
MIAMI — State funding for higher education has declined because of a slow recovery from the recession and the end of federal stimulus money, according to a study released Monday.