Rep. Sims won't run again

...Economic Development and Tourism Committee. She also serves on the Appropriations, Rules, Transportation, Health and Human Services and Science and Technology Committees.Former Augusta mayor Bob Young and attorney Wright McLeod have announced...

Heavily involved

...relationship to Obamacare than the White House has led us to believe."His proximity to (the Department of Health and Human Services) and the White House was a whole lot tighter than they admitted," House Oversight and Government Reform Committee...

Supreme Court ruling keeps health insurance subsidies for thousands in Georgia and 33 other states

...we must interpret the Act in a way that is consistent with the former, and avoids the latter."Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell, the defendant in the case, said "it is time to move forward" and focus on improving the now-spared...

Thousands in Augusta area could lose subsidies in pending Supreme Court health care ruling

...sides with the plaintiffs and against the subsidies, there is a way the court and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services could continue the subsidies through the end of the year, said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the president of the...

Staff cuts take a toll on IRS tax enforcement efforts, agency watchdog says

WASHINGTON - Budget cuts to the IRS are hampering the agency's efforts to uncover tax cheats, an agency watchdog said, and more trims are on the way.

Lipstick on an earmark

...Department of Defense is not to fund health programs or research ? that's the business of the Department of Health and Human Services," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said during the Pig Book release event at Washington's Phoenix Park Hotel...

Help local Boys & Girls Clubs reach further to help at-risk youths

...children who are at risk. WHO ARE THE children at risk in our community?According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "children living in female headed families with no spouse present had a poverty rate of 47.6 percent, over...

Teen births down but more effective contraception needed

...stocking them, said Susan B. Moskosky, Acting Director of the Office of Population Affairs in the Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the Title X program."Improved contraceptive use contributed substantially to this decline...

Rants & Raves

...the Affordable Care Act became law five years ago, a reduction in the number of uninsured the Department of Health and Human Services called "historic." I AM A MILITARY veteran. I use the VA Hospital. I went to the VA/ER. I was sick...

Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...in the past few weeks by the upper chamber's Health and Human Services Committee.It now goes back to the full House...Unterman, R-Buford and chairman of the Senate's Health and Human Services Committee, said "perfection of the bill will...