WOSU News Archives For: February 2, 2007

Farm groups comment on new bill

12:00AM
February
2, 2007

The leaders of Ohio’s two major farming groups have very different opinions on a key element of the 2007 Farm Bill, subsidies for farmers making what many people would consider big money.

Citizens denied medicaid

12:00AM
February
2, 2007

Last summer, Congress passed a new federal law, requiring medicaid recipients to prove they are U.S. citizens. One goal was to stop illegal immigrants from receiving free medical care, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers. Now, advocates for children are saying there has been an unintended consequence. Purely legal citizens, most of them children, are being denied the free medical care.