Connie Richards and Olivia Midnight of Worthington are the teenage hosts behind “Kids Interview Bands.” They’ve interviewed more than 100 musicians on their video blog, with members from bands like the Pixies, Barenaked Ladies and Insane Clown Posse. These girls know how to hold their own.
Medicaid Advocates: Ohio Lawmakers Must Act Soon
Medicaid advocates are urging Ohio legislators to approve a measure to expand the state’s Medicaid program before they recess for the summer.
Advocates told reporters Thursday the timing of the passage of the bill is critical.
Bob Spada is board president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio. He says the state cannot afford to lose $13 billion in federal dollars should lawmakers not act in time.
A legislative committee has been presented with two proposals aimed at making changes to Medicaid in Ohio. But Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder says lawmakers will continue to work on the issue through the summer.
The expansion of the program is a key component of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Many of its provisions kick in Jan. 1.