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Archive: November 20, 2013

Photo: Rep. Jose Felix Diaz is among the sponsors of a KidCare Immigrant Bill in the upcoming Florida legislative session. It would eliminate the five-year waiting period for some immigrant children to obtain health insurance. Courtesy Florida CHAIN.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - In the ongoing saga about health insurance, there is a glimmer of hope in Florida. The number of uninsured children in the state is heading in the right direction - down 14 percent since 2010. That figure is found in a report released today by the Georgetown University Center ...Read More

PHOTO: More than 300 children in Montana are waiting for adoptive families. November is National Adoption month. Photo credit: Deborah C. Smith

BILLINGS and GREAT FALLS, Mont. - A party on Thursday in Great Falls will be held to celebrate the adoptions of about a dozen children. November is National Adoption Month, designed to draw attention to the importance of permanent families for children - especially those in foster care. Lutheran So ...Read More

PHOTO: The Blackfoot-North Divide Winter Travel Plan has been adopted, after the appeals window closed without a single appeal filed. Photo courtesy of U.S. National Forest Service

LINCOLN, Mont. - Everyone likes it, and that's a first. The Blackfoot-North Divide Winter Travel Plan has been adopted, after the appeals window closed without a single appeal filed. The plan guides winter activities and trail use on more than 250,000 acres - a favorite play area that is important ...Read More

PHOTO: Nationally, more children are being covered by health insurance, but a new report says Arizona is second among the states for the most children losing coverage. Photo credit: Microsoft Images.

PHOENIX - While health coverage for children is improving nationwide, more kids in Arizona are losing coverage. According to a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, Arizona ranks second in the nation for the number of children who lost insurance coverage betwee ...Read More

PHOTO: Arkansas is making progress in getting more children covered by health insurance, says a new report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Image courtesy of Georgetown University.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Most people don't know it, but programs such as the Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid mean more children are getting health coverage in Arkansas and around the nation. A decade and a half ago, about a quarter of Arkansas children lacked health coverage. Now, thank ...Read More

DENVER - Colorado is on a roll when it comes to gaining health coverage for more children. The number of uninsured children in the state is decreasing, according to a report released today by Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families. While Medicaid coverage for children and the Chil ...Read More

PHOTO: As part of American Education Week, Dennis Van Roekel of the National Education Association meets with schoolchildren. The Massachusetts Teachers Association and NEA are acknowledging the role played by school workers outside the classrooms in student safety. Photo courtesy NEA

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - With the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting coming up next month, safety is a coincidental part of this week's American Education Week celebration, begun 92 years ago by the National Education Association. The NEA and the Massachusetts Teachers Association ...Read More

PHOTO: Despite the economic downturn, the Georgetown University Center for Children & Families says more children in Illinois and nationwide have health insurance. Photo credit: Judy Schmidt, CDC.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Efforts to expand health-care coverage to Illinois children are paying off, according to a new report. The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families found that, while poverty rates are still high, Illinois saw a decrease of slightly more than 1 percent in the number ...Read More

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