Kentucky Becomes First State to Require Work for Medicaid Benefits Days After Trump Administration Gives Green Light to New Policy

Governor Matt Bevin of Kentucky, a Republican, announced in a news conference on Friday that Kentucky Medicaid recipients will have to either work or be in a jobs training program to continue receiving benefits. Bevin’s announcement comes just days after the Trump administration said it will allow states to impose work requirements for Medicaid recipients,…

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Transgender Felon Chelsea Manning, Whose Sentence Was Commuted by Obama, Files to Run for Senate from Maryland

Chelsea Manning, the transgender Maryland woman convicted of sharing thousands of military documents with WikiLeaks, has filed to run for Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin seat in this year’s election. Manning declared her intentions Jan. 5 with the Federal Election Commission, which posted the document on its website Thursday. She is…

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State Senate Candidates Joe Carr and Shane Reeves Go Head-to-Head in WGNS Radio Forum

WGNS radio in Murfreesboro hosted a listener-run debate between former State Rep. Joe Carr (R-Lascassas) and Murfreesboro businessman Shane Reeves on Friday. The two men are competing for the Republican nomination in the special election primary for the 14th State Senate District scheduled for next Thursday, January 25. The seat…

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