You'd think that a program linking local farmers producing fresh, minimally processed foods with local schools would be a no-brainer.
California has taken the lead among states in implementing the health care reform legislation passed by Congress last March.
The Great Recession hit home and hit hard in 2009, the Census Bureau said, as the number of uninsured leaped by 4.4 million in one year.
The national average for mental health care spending is $103 per capita, but in Texas, it is $34, yet the state Legislature is planning drastic cuts.
The new health care reform law, the Affordable Health Care Act, contains numerous benefits for women and children, women's advocates say.
Another offshore oil rig exploded and burned in the Gulf of Mexico Sept. 2, 80 miles south of the Louisiana coast.
Programs affecting millions of Californians face a double-whammy: delays in funding, and uncertainty about what funding they will ultimately receive.
In a major step forward for better air quality around the nation's ports, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder ruled Aug. 26 that the Port of Los Angeles is within its rights to implement a Clean Trucks Program.
CHEERS for troubadour Anne Feeney, who has sung her lungs out to help America's workers.
More than 750,000 Medicare beneficiaries have so far received relief from the so-called prescription drug donut hole as a result of President Obama's health reform law.