With her climate change expertise, Fajans-Turner hopes to shine in her race for Congress | Politics

All seven Democrats running in the 22nd congressional district agree that climate change needs to be…

Afghan evacuees arrive at Loudoun National Conference Center

The first group of Afghan evacuees from Operation Allies Welcome arrived at the National Conference Center…

Other states keep close eye on snags in Washington’s pioneering public option plan | Local News

MARKIAN HAWRYLUK News Kaiser Health With prospects for the United States adopting a single-payer “Medicare for…

The State must not ignore the plight of patients and staff | News, Sports, Jobs

We keep hearing that nursing and health care are in crisis. Some of the…

Sen. Cruz, Reps. Chip Roy and Mike Johnson Lead Amicus Brief Against Biden’s Federal Workforce Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON DC – This week, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Reps. Chip Roy (TX-21) and Rep. Mike…

Van Hollen and Padilla urge administration to form advisory group to support Native Americans living in urban areas

February 03, 2022 Today, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) joined Sen. Alex Padilla (D-California) in…

Congress needs more Thomas Massies

MMost voters agree that Washington is a political disaster. Our federal politicians have racked up $30…

Lunar New Year would be a federal holiday under a bill before Congress

WASHINGTON — The Lunar New Year, celebrated Tuesday, could become the United States’ new federal holiday…

Anti-vaccine convoy organizer says he won’t tolerate extremists or violence

A key player behind a convoy heading to Ottawa to protest a vaccination mandate for truckers…

Inslee testifies in Congress on the pandemic

OLYMPIA — Washington’s actions during the COVID-19 pandemic have saved lives and kept businesses and schools…

Supreme Court blocks Biden’s COVID vaccine rule for corporations, allows mandate for health care workers

Washington— The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine or test rule for businesses…

Tom Vilsack says farmers must find new income in climate-smart agriculture

In remarks at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2022 National Convention at the Georgia World Congress…

Kemp to challenge federal government decision to reject key elements of its Medicaid plan

The state will challenge the federal government’s recent decision to reject key elements of Gov. Brian…

As Omicron Rises, Sanders Says Congress Must Ensure Mass Distribution of N95 Masks

Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday demanded that Congress act urgently to ensure the widespread distribution of…

The United States spent most of the aid and stimulus money

Ambulances parked outside the United States Capitol. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Nearly two years and six…

Congressional leaders reach debt limit deal in complex process

The increase in the debt ceiling is necessary to meet the financial obligations accumulated by Democrats…

Mass Participation World conference returns as an online event

Still affected by the pandemic, the Sixth Global Conference on Mass Participation will be organized as…

All eyes are on the Senate now after the House approves a massive spending bill

Among the many provisions of the $ 1.7 trillion funding are major expansions to health care…

As Biden agenda moves forward in Congress, White House weighs new inflation offensive

FILE – President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the NH 175 Bridge over the…

Night Health Care – The Race for Boosters

Welcome to Monday night health care, where we follow the latest policy developments and news affecting…

Invisible until the pandemic, family caregivers are now on the front line

For over 30 years, I have championed family caregivers in our country, a cause born out…

New York politicians flock to annual conference in Puerto Rico: here’s why you should care

Why is this event so important? Even before the results of the 2021 general election are…

Backgrounder: New Strategy Identifies Five Priorities to Reduce Suicide Among Military and Veterans

Suicide among military personnel, veterans and their families is a public health and national security crisis.…

At Biden’s expense, Joe Manchin won’t pledge to support $ 1.75 trillion spending bill

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s national agenda suffered a major setback on Monday…

A way for Congress to make Facebook and Google a fair fight against the media.

The severe economic recession that followed the arrival of the coronavirus has played a role in…

Congress’ efforts to prepare for the next pandemic are lagging behind

WASHINGTON – Tackling federal government failures during the Covid-19 pandemic fell off Congress’ list of priorities…

Offer on $ 2,000 Biden package, seems close but elusive | Washington, DC News

By LISA MASCARO, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – With a deal…

Why CT Congress members and pharmaceutical giants disagree on drug prices

U.S. Senators from Connecticut have said they want to lower prescription drug prices. The same goes…

Plan to ‘Build Back Better’ Would Make Medicaid Bigger with Less Flexibility and Accountability

AMuch of the transformational health care policy is embedded in Democrats’ $ 3.5 trillion social spending…

A Guide to the Upcoming Health Insurance Market in Maine and What It Means for You

Maine will launch a state-based health insurance marketplace early next month, a process that will synthesize…

Congress has a plan for universal pre-K. Will states choose?

WASHINGTON – Almost a fifth of President Joe Biden’s massive $ 3.5 trillion social spending program…

Why there is such an impasse in Congress: some questions and answers

WASHINGTON – Congress may have made the federal government work with a wave of votes at…

As deadline approaches, Democrats scramble to avoid government shutdown

WASHINGTON, Sept.29 (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress were set to avoid one of the…

Senate Republicans block US debt ceiling hike again, shutdown looming

WASHINGTON, Sept.28 (Reuters) – Republicans in the US Senate blocked for the second day in a…

Big Tech Should Pay To Damage Mental Health

A the Wall Street newspaper investigation Newly uncovered internal research shows that Instagram is harmful to…

Building a strong public health capacity across the United States

For the first time in the history of the U.S. response to public health emergencies, Congress…

US Congressional Democrats report deal to pay for Biden’s spending plans

WASHINGTON, Sept.23 (Reuters) – The two main Democrats in the US Congress said on Thursday they…

Wisconsin Could See Major Changes If Congress Passes “Build Back Better”

In Washington, DC, two intertwined pieces of legislation are trapped in feuds between House and Senate…

Billion dollar bill for Israel’s iron dome system presented to US Congress

Trails of light are visible as Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepts rockets launched from the…

Republican politicians: let OSHA do its job

Fairly early in my career as an attorney for the United States Department of Labor –…

Four major climate elements in the reconciliation bill in Congress

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee last week approved its first Democrats’ $ 3.5 trillion spending…

Court Says U.S. Obligation to Provide Health Care to Rosebud Sioux Tribe

The United States has an ongoing treaty obligation to provide competent physician-led health care to the…

Voting rights march leaders honor sacrifice made by infantrymen killed in civil rights era

When Medgar Evers and Jimmie Lee Jackson were killed in the middle of a years-long battle…

Alzheimer’s patients too deserve treatments and innovations

They forget who you are. When a parent has Alzheimer’s disease, this is the hardest part.…

Health invoices on CMS, infrastructure, eviction

This week’s dose The Senate is approaching the finish line for the infrastructure package. Centers for…

US Treasury Secretary Yellen Warns Congress Of Debt Ceiling

WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) – US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Friday urged lawmakers to raise…

Time for Kansas Legislature to Pass Medicaid Expansion

Randy Keith lost his health insurance when he lost his job last January. Then another job…

Congress reintroduces the VALID law, diagnostic reform is possible

In our last year-end blog post on diagnostic devices and products at the Food and Drug…

Far-right extremist finds ally in Arizona congressman

WASHINGTON – Nick Fuentes, the leader of a white nationalist group, lamented the political persecution he…

Veterans and County Chiefs gather around Veterans Cemetery in Gypsum Canyon, Legislative Battle Looms

A series of veterans groups gathered Thursday around an iconic open space called Gypsum Canyon, near…