In Wake of Budget Surplus, Texas Senate Finance Committee Considers More Than $40 Billion in Public Funds for Health and Human Services – State of the Fix

The Texas Senate Committee on Finance (SCF) opened its first hearing for the 2023 legislative session on Monday. The committee heard testimonies from various state agencies and committees about funding requests and related recommendations Senate Bill 1State budget for the biennium. Get the latest state-specific policy intelligence for the healthcare sector delivered to your inbox. … Read more

New York can boost funds for children’s mental health – New York Daily News

In this month’s state governor’s state speech, Hochul State announced an unprecedented $1 billion investment in improving mental health services; It is a bold step to address the mental health needs of adults and children in New York State. With nearly 20% of adults in the state suffering from a mental health disorder and students … Read more

Cowboy Ventures Expands With $260M Through Two New Funds, Including Opportunity Fund TechCrunch

Cowboy Ventures, now 10 years old, a Bay Area seed-focused fund founded by celebrity investor Aileen Lee, has closed on two new funds totaling $260 million in capital commitments. The group has secured commitments of $140 million for its fourth flagship fund and another $120 million for its first opportunity-type fund (the “Mustang Fund”). The … Read more

How to set up a franchise: 8 popular franchise businesses under Rs 50 lakh

If team meetings, appraisals, deadlines, nitpicking bosses and backstabbing colleagues are making your life miserable, it’s perhaps time to quit your 9 to 5 job. But the thought of starting your own venture and finding the funds to finance your dream can be terrifying too. A good start to get your entrepreneurial dream going is … Read more

Opinion: Any way you slice it, the bears are controlling the stock market right now

The US stock market, according to the S&P 500 SPX index, -0.76%And It tried again to break through both the downtrend line defining this bear market and the declining 200-day moving average of the S&P 500. Again, it failed. This is the fourth time since the market peak in January 2022 that the SPX has … Read more

The founder of the Bitzlato cryptocurrency has been arrested, charged with transferring illegal funds worth hundreds of millions

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon argues that getting fiscal policy “right” will influence America’s fate for the next 100 years. Justice Department officials announced Wednesday the arrest of a Russian executive accused of running a cryptocurrency exchange that facilitated illegal drug and money laundering transactions. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco held a press conference with … Read more

Day 1 of the Health and Care Budget Hearing: Medicaid and Child Care Costs and Federal Funds

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare makes up about a third of the state’s total budget each year. That’s because — as Director Dave Jepsen explained in a hearing Tuesday — the department serves an enormous cross-section of the Idaho population, through a host of different programs. Jepsen and other state health and welfare … Read more

Longevity can have a greater impact on retirement funds than inflation

Given today’s persistently high inflation, many Americans worry that they may not have set aside enough money for retirement. They fear that sharp increases in the price of food, energy, transportation costs, and medical care could drastically affect their retirement savings. However, there is another important factor to consider: life expectancy. A new report from … Read more

New Year’s Financial Resolutions: Americans look to raise emergency funds in 2023

More people plan to increase their emergency funds than are saving for a new home, according to Personal Capital. (iStock) Many Americans are working on financial resolutions for the new year. One survey reported that for a few of them this includes increasing their savings. In fact, 31% of Americans are interested in growing their … Read more