How to shop for new insurance if you lose Medicaid coverageMarch 19, 2023 GMT
Medicaid coverage will end for millions of Americans in the coming months, and it will push many into unfamiliar territory: the health insurance marketplace.
States will start cutting people from the government-funded plans when they no longer qualify based on income, a process that has been paused since shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Tunisians protest inflation, president’s squeeze on dissentMarch 4, 2023 GMT
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Thousands of people marched through Tunisia's capital Saturday, decrying an expanding crackdown on opposition voices and a proposed lifting of subsidies for food and other goods.
Fidelity Charitable’s $11.2B in grants in 2022 breaks recordFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
Fidelity Charitable, the nation’s largest grantmaker, announced Tuesday that 2022 was another record-setting year, with $11.2 billion in grants awarded by its donor-advised fund holders, up 9% over 2021.
Protesters storm Suriname parliament over high fuel pricesFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators stormed Suriname’s parliament, broke windows and looted nearby businesses Friday to protest high fuel and electricity prices in the South American nation.
Georgia House aims to ease health insurance costs on schoolsFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — House budget writers in Georgia want to shift $100 million into the state employee health plan to reduce the sting of health insurance premium increases for public school districts.
The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday included that change as it voted to approve House Bill 18.
Biden highlights grant for Hudson tunnel, takes aim at GOPJanuary 31, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday showcased a $292 million mega grant that will be used to help build a new rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, part of a broader effort to draw a contrast between his economic vision and that of Republicans.
Gov. Scott presents $8.4B budget; his “most significant”January 20, 2023 GMT
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott proposed an $8.4 billion state budget to the Legislature on Friday, calling it the biggest, most significant and complex spending plan he has presented as governor — and crafted “to make the most of the historic resources available to us.”
EU outlines plan for clean tech future boosted by subsidiesJanuary 17, 2023 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union pushed forward on Tuesday with a major clean tech industrial plan which not only should keep the continent in the vanguard of plotting a greener future but also guarantee its economic survival as it faces challenges from China and the United States.
EU seeking to offset Biden’s green plans with own subsidiesJanuary 16, 2023 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — From Paris to Stockholm and Brussels, European Union leaders and member nations were putting forward moves Monday to ensure the 27-nation bloc would not be left behind by the United States in the green industry race.
Big vs small: EU faces big subsidy rift before facing USJanuary 12, 2023 GMT
KIRUNA, Sweden (AP) — As the European Union thinks about injecting more subsidies into its industry to counter U.S.
Czech ex-Premier Babis acquitted in EU funds fraud caseJanuary 9, 2023 GMT
PRAGUE (AP) — A Prague court on Monday acquitted former Prime Minister Andrej Babis of fraud charges in a $2 million case involving European Union subsidies.
A prosecutor requested a three-year suspended sentence and a fine of 10 million Czech koruna ($440,000) for the populist billionaire.
German churches save on heat, still help the needy warm upDecember 20, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Churches have joined in Germany’s efforts to save on heating costs this winter, forcing their congregations into ever more layers of clothing. But at the same time, they are providing warm spaces for the homeless and for people who are struggling to pay their bills.
Germany, France seek to counter US climate aid with own planDecember 19, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Germany and France on Monday backed calls to subsidize Europe's green industries in a bid to counter financial aid that the United States has put in place for American manufacturers.
The European Union has warned of a possible trans-Atlantic trade war over the U.S.