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The Paul Ryan Budget Plan: What Does it Really Mean for Healthcare and Safety Net Programs?

With Mitt Romney’s announcement over the weekend that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan would be his vice presidential running mate, media attention has surged around Ryan’s [...]

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Trio of Fiscal Issues to Converge at End of Year; Debt Limit Questions Resurface

Political observers in Washington this week felt a sense of déjà vu in the wake of comments by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) about the [...]

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Medicaid On The Chopping Block Again – You Can Make A Difference At Hill Day 2012

By Guest Columnist Chuck Ingoglia, Senior Vice President of Policy & Practice Improvement at the National Council Dear Readers, What impact can just one person [...]

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Let it Snow! A Special Analysis of the Future of Behavioral Health Funding

In the words of the famous holiday song, “the weather outside is frightful” – and particularly so as we look at the funding climate for [...]

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Happy Holidays from the National Council!

2011 has been a difficult year for protecting behavioral health funding – but the National Council’s members have consistently stepped up to the plate to [...]

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Congress Unveils Budget Omnibus, but Tax Extenders Politics Could Scuttle the Deal

For the fourth time this year, Congress is facing a government shutdown – this time, despite agreement on all sides about the content of legislation [...]

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