QIPP provides performance incentive Medicaid payments to nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Medicaid and rewards quality improvements in staffing, infection control, and other key long-term care quality indicators.
The American GI Forum (AGIF) National Veterans Outreach program (NVOP) has lost Carlos Martinez, President and CEO, a visionary and an outstanding leader.
The Act also directs coordination between the Department of Justice and the Department of Veterans Affairs on the program. The bill received a letter of support from 44 attorneys general in November 2019.
This legislation extends the six months of debt forgiveness provided by the CARES Act for small businesses that have previously received Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans.
Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging the USDA to reevaluate losses for livestock and crops through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).
The overwhelming majority of Black Americans – who Black Lives Matter, Antifa and various other celebrities presume to speak for – do not want Police "Defunded" or "Abolished," says a Wednesday Gallup Poll that finds only 19% of Black Adults want their Local Police to spend less time in their community – in fact, 61% want Police to spend the same amount of time in their area.
In his work to address the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 CoronaVirus on a National & Global Basis – while championing important legislation to assist those most vulnerable to its impacts such as women, children and displaced individuals – Cong. Michael McCaul talked about his important "Preventing Terrorism Abroad to Keep Americans Safe at Home" effort earlier this week.
A Rasmussen Reports Presidential Approval Poll on Monday significantly damages the media narrative portraying President Donald Trump as wildly unpopular and all but certain to lose to Democrat Joe Biden in November. In fact, the survey finds President Trump’s approval is much higher than Barack Obama's 44% rating during the same period in his 1st term in office.
A newly released Rasmussen Poll shows most "Likely U.S. Voters" believe that the violent & destructive protesters are criminals, and they view the Democrat leaders in big cities like Portland & Seattle as bringing the ongoing violence upon themselves. Even a surprising 70% of Minority Voters other than Blacks say the mob violence is largely criminal.
Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is extending flexibilities to Medicaid and CHIP recipients and providers through October 23rd, 2020, as the state continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper raising concerns about the Department of Defense’s (DOD) overt religious discrimination, specifically pointing to the DOD’s decision to remove Lt. Col. Lorenzen as a presenter for the U.S. Marine Corps’ annual training simply because he is a religious individual.
Following the largest emergency aid package in American history, Congress is working to craft a smaller, more targeted follow-on package to help accelerate a return to healthy lives and a healthy economy.
The Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) guidance for opening public schools in Texas for the 2020-21 school year remains the same as announced two weeks ago. This guidance followed a letter issued jointly by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker, and Chairs of the Senate and House Education Committees.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.98 billion in July, 4.3 percent more than in July 2019.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China . . . Residents are advised not to plant the seeds as they could contain harmful invasive species or be otherwise unsafe.