Post and Courier, 06/13/17
"If it does pass," Tymia said of the proposed bill, "there’s no guarantee that I will see my future."
Post and Courier, 07/09/2017
The South Carolina Republican Party chairman is putting partisan politics above state law — and he’s bragging about it.
The State, 07/08/2017
Amy Bredeson hears the question but waits to answer until she moves out of earshot of her 11-year-old daughter, Chloe.
Then, in a lowered voice, the 40-year-old Bluffton resident explains what she fears will happen if Congress passes a proposed rollback of federal spending on Medicaid, the program that provides insurance primarily to the poor and disabled.
Vote delayed on Senate health care replacement plan that would leave some South Carolina patients paying 132 percent more for care
Post and Courier, 06/27/2017
While many Americans perceive Medicaid as an entitlement program for adults and children who live in poverty, 61 percent of Medicaid spending benefits the elderly and disabled, according to the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation. In South Carolina, three in five nursing home residents are covered by Medicaid.
Post and Courier, 06/25/2017
There are more than a million kids living in South Carolina today, and 60 percent of them are on Medicaid.
For now, anyway.
S.C. Hospital Association critical of the new health care bill, says state would be 'significantly disadvantaged' by it
Post and Courier, 06/23/2017
The S.C. Hospital Association said Friday the U.S. Senate's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare "will lead to an increase in uninsured South Carolinians and disproportionately impact the state’s poor, elderly and disabled community, as well as healthcare providers."
Washington Monthly, 06/22/2017
I hope that the lessons learned from Parnell’s race are chronicled and then implemented again in 2018 in places where African American turnout can make the difference.
He didn’t build a nationwide army of liberal small donors. He didn’t brandish any weaponry. He had no experience in elective politics. Yet out of the four Democrats nominated in U.S. House special elections this year, Archie Parnell came the closest to snagging a Republican-held seat.