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PCP usage is far higher among people arrested in the District than those arrested in five other major cities, according to a new federal report on drug use.
States complain that they will suffer in the budget sequesters, but they themselves have a lot to say about how much money the federal government has available to spend.
President Barack Obama thinks his health care law makes states an offer they can't refuse.
For years, Sonia Limas would drag her daughters to the emergency room whenever they fell sick. As an illegal immigrant, she had no health insurance, and the only place she knew to seek treatment was the hospital _ the most expensive setting for those covering the cost.
The looming "fiscal cliff" threatens to turn our fragile recovery into another full-blown recession if President Obama's push to raise taxes on U.S. job creators is successful. It also threatens to undermine our national defense by cutting resources for our military.
The expansion of health care coverage for millions of the nation's poor called for under President Obama's Affordable Care Act will add a trillion dollars to Medicaid costs over the next decade — but states that participate in the program would see their own costs increase by less than 3 percent, according to a new study.