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Nico Gomez, CEO of The Oklahoma Health Care Authority, talks about the Medicaid Rebalancing Act of 2020, Thursday, April 7, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Waiver could expand coverage and stop budget damage of Oklahoma health care

Waiver could expand coverage and stop budget damage of Oklahoma health care

“We decided we can no longer continue down this road until we get to the point where the whole system just breaks,” Gomez said.

House District 85 includes the area on the north side of the Northwest Expressway in this view from the May Avenue overpass.  mh

Candidates in HD85’s GOP primary election face challenges

As the primary election for HD85 nears, Republican contenders expect challenges due to low voter turnout.


News Briefs: direct flights to Seattle, Ten Commandments monument and more

Alaska Airlines creates direct flights to and from Seattle, the Ten Commandments monument must be removed from Oklahoma Capitol grounds and more.

(Madeline Hancock)

Chicken-Fried News: Fallin shows willingness to participate in Obamacare

Gov. Mary Fallin might not be as heartless as once thought when it comes to helping Oklahomans who can’t afford health insurance. Oklahoma Watch reported last month that Fallin has applied for a grant as part of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, in order to create a health insurance delivery model. Earlier,

Jon Stewart takes on Hobby Lobby

His latest victim is one near and dear to many Oklahomans’ hearts (and vaginas): Hobby Lobby. In the midst of the Supreme Court brouhaha on the Oklahoma Citybased store’s beef with Obamacare — specifically, the law’s insistence that corporations provide its employees with specific types of birth control — Stewart ripped Hobby Lobby’s faith-based objection

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