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Unions exempted from state bill stopping midyear drug-coverage changes

A  in the middle of a contract year met resistance from organized labor, so unions are being exempted. The bill is intended to prevent Legislature Sen. Neil Breslin will add the amendment to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Unions exempted from state bill stopping midyear drug-coverage changes

A  in the middle of a contract year met resistance from organized labor, so unions are being exempted. The bill is intended to prevent Legislature Sen. Neil Breslin will add the amendment to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Patient groups renew fight to ban midyear drug-coverage changes

Supporters of a state bill to prohibit health plans from changing what drugs they cover in the middle of a contract year are optimistic it will pass this spring. The proposal passed in the Assembly... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Patient groups renew fight to ban midyear drug-coverage changes

Supporters of a state bill to prohibit health plans from changing what The proposal passed in the Assembly in each of the past four years but not in the Republican-run Senate. But with Democrats&…;... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Cuomo Signs Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana Use In New York

For years, New York State has lagged behind its progressive-minded peers in the area of marijuana prohibition. As states like California, Massachusetts, Vermont and even Maine passed bills legalizing the drug, memb.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 29th, 2019

Marijuana on Cuomo"s priority list before session ends

Some of the state's largest unions are divided on the New York Health Act, a bill that would create a state single-payer system. Health care unions 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 29th, 2019

Unions split on New York single-payer bill

Some of the state's largest unions are divided on the New York Health Act, a bill that would create a state single-payer system. Health care unions 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 29th, 2019

Canadian drug imports could get go-ahead in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ push to allow the state to import prescription drugs from Canada inched closer to passage Friday in the Senate. The Senate positioned a bill (HB 19) for a vote after adding amendments by Sen. Aaron Bean, a Fernandina Beach Repub.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

60 marijuana bills at Texas Capitol — but just one making progress

Marijuana proponents in Texas should keep their eyes on House Bill 63, the best chance to change state drug laws this session. But progress has been a lot slower than many hoped......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

Medicaid waiver bill clears General Assembly

Legislation authorizing the state to seek a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage in Georgia outside of the Affordable Care Act cleared the General Assembly Monday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2019

Legislature passes bill to improve insurance coverage for mental health, addiction

State lawmakers passed a bill late Thursday .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 2nd, 2018

Legislature 2019: Why Oregon might try to import prescription drugs from Canada

Oregon lawmakers are exploring a new approach to reducing prescription drug prices: import them from Canada. The Senate Committee on Wednesday held a hearing on Senate Bill 409, which would direct the State Board of Pharmacy to pursue wholesale impor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2019

Capitol Report: Pelosi responds to Trump’s State of the Union with smirks and eye roll | Lawmakers revive bipartisan bill targeting drug prices

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to smirk, chuckle, shake her head or roll her eyes several times during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, notes one report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

Newsom signs sweeping new California labor rules into law

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which radically changes the state's employment laws and in many cases will make employees out of independent contractors. The new law also sets up a political dispute with the leading companies in th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Newsom signs sweeping employment change into law

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which radically changes the state's employment laws and in many cases will make employees out of independent contractors. The new law also sets up a political dispute with the leading companies in th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2019

Gov. Lee"s health care plan could net Tennessee $1B a year

Tennessee has taken another step toward becoming the first state to transform its Medicaid program to a block grant system — a move officials say could generate as much as $1 billion of revenue for the state. Governor Bill Lee released such a pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2019

California will enact rent cap bill limiting rent increases to 5% plus inflation

California legislators passed a bill that limits rent increases across the state to 5% plus inflation on apartments built at least 15 years ago. Gov. Gavin Newsom is expect.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 17th, 2019

Cowen is bullish marijuana companies with CPG model, bearish on MedMen given retail reliance

Cowen analyst Vivien Azer initiated coverage Friday of five multi-state cannabis opera.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2019

Hawaii"s charge to reach 100% renewable

Hawaii became the first state in the nation to adopt a 100% renewable energy portfolio standard in 2015 with House Bill 623, which set the state’s goal of reaching 100% renewable energy by 2045 and 30% renewable portfolio standards by 2020. Sinc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2019

The fall of the gig economy?

The Fall of The Gig Economy? Behavioral Science Explains Logic Behind Gig Workers The state of California passed a bill yesterday that requires app-based companies... The post The fall of the gig economy? appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 13th, 2019

The fall of the gig economy and gig workers?

The Fall of The Gig Economy? Behavioral Science Explains Logic Behind Gig Workers The state of California passed a bill yesterday that requires app-based companies... The post The fall of the gig economy and gig workers? appeared first on ValueWalk......»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 12th, 2019