California Democrats are considering a wealth tax — including for people who have moved out of the state

California lawmakers are pushing legislation that would impose a new tax on the state’s wealthiest residents — even if they have already moved to another part of the country. Assemblyman Alex Lee, a progressive Democrat, last week introduced a bill in the California legislature that would impose an additional annual tax of 1.5% on those … Read more

‘Unfinished Business’: Jordan Travis and Florida State Have 2023 National Championship Aspirations | college football

For the first time in what seems like forever, there’s palpable excitement about it Florida football. The Seminoles are coming off their first 10-win season since 2016 and their first winning record in five years. With the return of the supertalented roster, FSU is ranked Fourth place at PFF’s Too early top 25 for the … Read more

California Democrats are considering a wealth tax — including for people who have moved out of the state

California lawmakers are pushing legislation that would impose a new tax on the state’s wealthiest residents — even if they have already moved to another part of the country. Assemblyman Alex Lee, a progressive Democrat, last week introduced a bill in the California legislature that would impose an additional annual tax of 1.5% on those … Read more

Idaho will spend $78 million more if Medicaid expansion ends, state official tells legislature

If voters had not agreed to expand Idaho Medicaid to low-income adults, Idaho residents would have spent tens of millions of dollars on health care for these patients. If the state rolls back Medicaid coverage, Idaho will spend nearly $78 million more due to the loss of federal funding, a state official told lawmakers Monday. … Read more

“Affordability” is crucial as Oklahoma expands internet across the state

As the state embarks on an ambitious plan to achieve near-universal high-speed internet, reversing Oklahoma’s current status as one of the least connected states in the country, keeping internet prices affordable for all Oklahomans will be a critical component, Gov. Kevin State said. State said this last week, noting that nearly $1.5 billion in federal … Read more

Walter Meadowed: Fish and Wildlife is unlike any other department in state government

This comment was by Walter Meadowed, a resident of Derby. The steady stream of news stories and commentary on the topic of the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife’s positions on a range of wildlife policies and practices continues into the new year with the death of a dog rescued in a body-crushing wildlife trap … Read more

The state is making progress in bringing broadband access to all Tennessee residents

On my recent trip from Nashville to Chattanooga, I noticed that my internet access was spotty. For many Tennesseans, broadband access is still limited. Tennessee residents will benefit from an announcement announced by Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee’s Commissioner for Economic and Community Development in September that the state will award $446,770,282 in grants to … Read more

Washington State University Scientists Discover New Stress Hormone That Fights Metabolic Disorders Medical College News

The research team, pictured from left, included Hyunbae Kim, PhD, Qigong Zhang, PhD, and Zhenfeng Song, PhD, A research team led by Professor Qizhong Zhang, Ph.D., of the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics and Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, made a key discovery in the production of … Read more

88% of Americans are metabolically unhealthy. Here’s what a company with ties to the state of Utah does about it

Estimated reading time: 8-9 minutes A recent human clinical study showed that 88% of American adults are metabolically “unfit”. And Joel Beckman, longtime nutrition executive and co-founder of a new science-based health company, knows only the culprit. “It’s simply our diet,” Beckmann said. “We’re eating the wrong kinds of foods in the wrong amounts, and … Read more

State, Colorado Hospital Assoc. They differ in the financial affairs of the hospital

Data from the state’s Department of Health Care Policy and Financing backed up what Gov. Polis said about hospitals this week. CHA said these numbers are not recent. DENVER — Nonprofit hospitals don’t have to pay taxes. In return, they are expected to invest money in the communities they serve. During his state of the … Read more