Sheryl Sears http://wesa.fm en A "Victory for the Working Poor" http://wesa.fm/post/victory-working-poor <p>A day after a Commonwealth Court judge ruled that the Corbett administration has to spend tobacco settlement proceeds on health care programs such as adultBasic, plantiffs celebrated what they call a victory for the working poor.</p><p>AdultBasic, a health insurance plan, launched in 2002 for low-income people earning too much to qualify for Medicaid.&nbsp; Two years ago, when the Corbett administration cancelled the program, 41,000 people lost their health insurance coverage.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:31:05 +0000 Erika Beras 2128 at http://wesa.fm