Saturday, March 8, 2014
The Alexander Group won a $925,000 no-bid contract to look at a number of issues, with its first report recommending against Medicaid expansion.
Legislators respond to accounts of day care reports being ignored by managers for months.
The bill would make it easier for local nonprofits to win contracts in hopes of fixing the rides-for-poor program.
State officials disagree and say improvements are coming.
A Maine legislator says details from the two former workers may show how a Lyman case was just a symptom of major problems.
In a party-line vote, the panel endorses a bill to expand who can administer naloxone in an opiate overdose emergency.
The goal is to reduce costly emergency room visits to treat dental pain.
The Government Oversight Committee votes to issue subpoenas after administration officials decline to answer questions about ordering an employee to shred documents relating to a grant program.
Amid concerns over intrusiveness, more context may be added to queries about where a child was conceived or why a parent left a home.
DHHS says questions on the form have a purpose and are not meant to intrude, but others object.