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Medicaid: More than 1M dropped as states start post-pandemic purge of rolls
FILE - A patient is taken from the dialysis unit after recieving treatment at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, Calif., on July 22, 2020. (Photo By Carlos Avila Gonzalez/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images) More than 1 million people have been dropped from Medicaid in the past couple months as some states moved swiftly to halt health care coverage following the end of the coronavirus pandemic.Most got dropped for not filling out paperwork.Though the eligibility review is required by the federal government, President’s Joe Biden’s administration isn’t too pleased at how efficiently some other states are accomplishing the task."Pushing through things and rushing it will lead to eligible people — kids and families — losing coverage for some period of time," Daniel Tsai, a top federal Medicaid official recently told reporters.RELATED: Veozah, a new menopause drug for hot flashes, gets FDA approvalAlready, about 1.5 million people have been removed from Medicaid in more than two dozen states that started the process in April or May, according to publicly available reports and data obtained by The Associated Press.Florida has dropped several hundred thousand people, by far the most among states.
Joe Biden - Biden to tour I-95 collapse before Philly rally with unions; first big 2024 campaign event - fox29.com - Usa
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Biden to tour I-95 collapse before Philly rally with unions; first big 2024 campaign event
PHILADELPHIA - President Joe Biden will tout his pro-labor bona fides on Saturday at his first major political rally since he formalized his reelection campaign, appearing alongside union members to make his case that his economic agenda is boosting the middle class.His campaign says Biden, who will appear at the Philadelphia Convention Center, will "lay out the core principles of his economic message" in his remarks. Biden also plans to talk about how a sweeping climate, tax and health care package he signed into law last year has cut the cost of prescription drugs and lowered insurance premiums, as his administration focuses on his achievements his first two years the centerpiece argument for his reelection.Prior to the campaign event, Biden is set to take an aerial tour of Interstate 95 after portions of the critical roadway collapsed a week ago, leaving resident and commuters in travel turmoil as crews work around the clock to reconstruct the now-demolished overpass.The president is expected to receive a briefing on emergency repair and reconstruction efforts before making remarks at Philadelphia International Airport.RELATED COVERAGE: I-95 collapse: Live camera shows real-time progress of interstate reconstructionSeveral of the nation's most powerful unions — including the AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees — officially endorsed Biden's campaign ahead of the event.
Walter Wallace-Junior - Former Philadelphia officer found not guilty in beating of mother during 2020 unrest - fox29.com - county Young
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Former Philadelphia officer found not guilty in beating of mother during 2020 unrest
Former Philadelphia Police officer Darren Kardos, arrested in assault of woman during 2020 racial protest. PHILADELPHIA - A former Philadelphia police officer has been found not guilty by a municipal court judge after being accused of beating a woman in front of her toddler in 2020.Prosecutors argued that 42-year-old Darren Kardos hit Rakia Young in the face with a baton in October 2020 as her 2-year-old son sat in the backseat.The incident occurred as protests erupted across the city just hours after Philadelphia police officers fatally shot Walter Wallace Jr. RELATED COVERAGE: Woman speaks out after fired Philadelphia officer is charged with assault during unrest in 2020Young was in the car with her son and 16-year-old nephew when they were both beaten with batons.Video captured the terrifying moments officers swarmed her car, broke windows and pulled them from the vehicle. Officer Kardos was fired in relation to the encounter, and later charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, possession of an instrument of crime, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief.RELATED COVERAGE: Prosecutors refile charges against Philadelphia officer in 2020 protest arrest after judge dismisses caseA judge dismissed the case last month, but prosecutors quickly refiled the charges.On Monday, Kardos was acquitted of all charges in connection to the case.
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