Friday, July 13, 2012

Corbett Administration Facing Two Lawsuits

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled in favor of continuing two lawsuits filed against the Corbett administration and the Legislature over the discontinuation of the adultBasic health insurance program. The suits were filed after adultBasic, which was partly funded by the proceeds of a 1998 settlement between several tobacco companies and Pennsylvania, ceased operations last year after new legislation redirected money away from the program and into the state's general fund. Senator Mike Stack says people who depended on adultBasic are hurting, and we're all paying for it. The Corbett administration let the program expire in 2011,

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