News tagged with federal money

Schools seek upgrades to entice healthy eating

School districts across the U.S. have been making upgrades in recent years to try and entice children into healthier eating habits amid higher nutrition standards that emphasize whole grains, fruit and vegetables.

May 17, 2014
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Model Arkansas way of expanding Medicaid at risk

Less than a year after its approval, Arkansas' much-heralded plan to expand Medicaid by buying private insurance for the poor instead of adding them to the rolls is on the brink of being abandoned. Supporters are worried ...

Feb 06, 2014
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Report: Obama health law a good deal for states

(AP)—A new report says states can receive more than $9 in federal money for every dollar they spend to cover low-income residents under President Barack Obama's health care law.

Nov 26, 2012
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