California could be first state to launch its own prescription drug label

Newsom wants California, home to nearly 40 million people, to contract with generic drug companies to make prescription medications on its behalf so it could then sell them to the public. The goal, according to the governor's office, is to lower prices by increasing competition in the generic market.

Georgia governor tours Grady Memorial Hospital following massive flooding

Monday morning, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp got his first look at the damage caused when a 24-inch water main burst, flooding three floors of Grady Memorial Hospital on December 7. The governor also toured a mobile hospital unit that was brought in from North Carolina after he declared a state of emergency.

Georgia finalizes hospital financial disclosure requirement

Georgia officials Thursday approved final rules for a new law requiring non-profit hospitals in the state to disclose a slew of financial information on the main page of their websites, including salaries of administrators, money spent on free treatment and balance sheets.