Stories tagged: "funding"


The national average in federal assistance per patient was $160,286. Michigan’s allotment was just $31,045 per patient.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
How the Trump Administration Shortchanged Michigan Hospitals by $130K Per Patient

While federal funds gave most other states $160,000 per patient, Michiganders got just $31,000.

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They Voted to Cut CDC Funding. Now They Want More Money to Fight Coronavirus.

Many lawmakers now calling for additional CDC funds to address the coronavirus outbreak voted in 2017 to repeal Obamacare, which would have cut hundreds of millions from the agency's budget to fight public health crises.

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Trump Takes Another $3.8 Billion From the Military to Fund His Wall

The president has repeatedly promised that Mexico would pay for the border wall, but so far, every penny of funding has come from American taxpayers and at the expense of military projects.