Enough to make you sick

...and tax credits to purchase private insurance should be part of the mix.Another idea is to convert Medicaid into a direct-aid program in which recipients receive a voucher or refundable tax credit used to buy health insurance in the private market. Like...

The lion's share of the coverage

...Week.The gruesome videos have prompted a Republican effort to block federal aid to Planned Parenthood, which receives more than $500 million annually in government aid, including some state funds.By law, Planned Parenthood cannot use taxpayers...

Upcoming Events

...PARTY: 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, Henry H. Brigham Community Center; bringing awareness and education of HIV and AIDS; food, drink, music, entertainment, raffles, door prizes, open bar; benefits Fatty Marshall Foundation and Stop Da Stigma...

St. Stephen's Ministry helps low-income, homeless people with HIV

In 1989, a young man named Stephen contracted AIDS and knocked on doors looking for assistance.He found it at...homeless and low-income people who are living with HIV and AIDS and serves 15 counties."We are a transitional housing program...

Aid to Islamic State ends with maximum penalty for Augusta man

An Augusta man intent on joining the terrorist Islamic State was sentenced Tuesday to the maximum 15-year prison term for criminal attempt to provide assistance to a terrorist organization.

Business news

...Education Group announced Wednesday.The for-profit, publicly traded company is the largest recipient of federal student aid for veterans and often a sponsor at military education and employment events.In other newsBELGIUM'S CHEMICAL GROUP Solvay...

Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars

...she needed more attention. That meant moving her to a more-expensive dementia unit. Trips to the emergency room, hearing aids and other costs that Medicare didn't cover added up. Soon enough, the money that was supposed to last 10 years was gone in...

Legal aid helps victims

Our goal at Georgia Legal Services is to help keep survivors safe.

Applications for US jobless benefits fall to 42-year low

...level of job security.The number of people seeking unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly 42 years. Applications...recession, when more than 600,000 people were applying for jobless aid each week.One reason for last week's drop is that auto plants...

Annual CSRA College Night on Sept. 10

...information, and attendees have a chance to win scholarships worth $12,000. Seminars on HOPE and LIFE scholarships, financial aid and essay writing will be offered.The event is 5-8:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.