When policymakers debate “Medicaid expansion,” they are properly considering whether to expand Medicaid to able-bodied, childless adults earning up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. For some reason, the ACA deemed this population as most worthy of coverage, offering a 90 percent funding match.
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Sometimes it helps when you’ve had something major going on in your life, to get some space between that occasion and your world now, to process things. I have to say this is what happened to me two years ago. Yes - it’s taken me this long, to be able to write about it and laugh. It really is pretty funny . . .
Republicans dominate state
A date has been set for both the South Madison County Fire District and the city of Canton to present their arguments for who should service an area that is currently in the fire district.
Dick Hall has served nearly 21 years as Central District Transportation Commissioner, having first been appointed to the position by the late Gov. Kirk Fordice. Prior to that, he served three terms in the state House of Representatives and was elected to three terms in the state Senate.
By ANTHONY WARREN
Senior Staff Writer
More than a fifth of Jackson’s water customers are again not receiving bills, and city officials are banking a new plan to keep water revenues coming in until billing problems can be straightened out.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School inducted four new members to the Athletic Hall of Fame during Homecoming week. This year’s inductees are (from left) Dave Wood, St. Andrew’s head of school from 1996-2005; Lauren Cohen, 2003; Corky Elliott, 1978; and Chandler Anthony, 2008.
Northsider Alan Weill, a 2010 Jackson Prep graduate and son of Tracy and Jeff Weill, summited Mt. Katahdin in Maine to cap a five month, 2,191-mile hiking adventure from Georgia to Maine along the Appalachian Trail. Weill (top left) is shown with fellow hikers.
Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area (HFHMCA) recently hosted with contributing community sponsors nationally recognized president and CEO of BASIC Diversity, Inc., Al Vivian, to lead his Diversity and Bias Seminar. Staff, board members, and clients of HFHMCA and 31 other nonprofits and businesses attended.
County officials and engineers are making headway on the Reunion Parkway project, according to a presentation from Waggoner Engineering last week.
The Reunion interchange is an ongoing project designed to help decongest traffic in the Gluckstadt and south-Madison County area.