HHS assistant secretary Michael Caputo went even further, arguing the media doesn't want a vaccine to succeed before the election. “I believe that all the way in my aorta.”
The Husband Is A Top Public Health Official. The Wife Does Lobbying. She Deleted A Tweet That Showed Them Together At A Public Event.
Emily Hargan was paid almost $50,000 to lobby on behalf of three medical companies. HHS says she is no longer lobbying the department.
The $600 Unemployment Benefits Are Expiring This Weekend Because Senate Republicans Didn’t Do Anything
Eviction moratoriums are expiring across the country, and unemployment support is lapsing as Congress fails to act.
“I think Fauci has become emblematic of what tribe you’re in and what side you’re on in a political civil war,” said Sen. Ted Cruz.
Republicans and Democrats agree on almost nothing in the next COVID aid package, but both sides support sending out more direct aid payments.
Republicans say the $600 per week is too much, but the compromise they’re proposing might not be logistically possible.
The Forces Fighting Congress’s Bill To End Surprise Billing Are Acting Like They’ve Already Won. They Likely Have.
The private equity firms that profit off of surprise billing and mounted an ad campaign against the legislation have gone dark. It's a sign that the battle in Congress may be over.
Payday loan interest rates can top 600%. Tuesday’s rule allows payday lenders to approve people without considering if they can afford to pay them back.
The Courts Say Sex Discrimination Laws Protect Trans People, But Trump May Use Religious Exemptions To Get Around Them
LGBTQ activists may have already won the battle over what sex discrimination laws mean, but now they expect the Trump administration to weaken the laws with religious freedom exemptions.
The president is following through on his threat to "strongly regulate" social media companies.
Several Republican-led states successfully sued to block the protections from taking effect in 2016. On Friday, the administration formally nullified them.
The bill aims to make deadly force a last resort and subjects police to stronger oversight while limiting legal immunity. But Republican support is far from certain.
Trump’s executive order may not do much, but a growing movement of unlikely Republican and Democratic allies are pushing for a real crackdown on tech companies.
Employers May Soon Get Protected From Lawsuits While Workers and Customers Are Left In The Dark On Safety
“There is no playbook. There are no established best practices. This uncertainty is impacting our decisions.”
The two parties are miles apart on what to do in the next wave of coronavirus relief. Republicans say they do not expect anything to pass for a long time.
Trump’s Health Secretary Says Workers’ Home Lives, Not Working Conditions, Are Responsible For Coronavirus Outbreaks In Meatpacking Plants
Alex Azar’s comments echo those from the meatpacking industry, who say outbreaks in their plants are not their fault.
The Coronavirus Is Keeping Addiction Counselors From Their Patients. So The Industry Has Transformed.
"Our experience is this works. We are not waiting for this COVID thing to pass over. We are doing the work."
Republicans Tried To Defund A Major Obamacare Program. Now The Supreme Court Says The Government Has To Pay Billions To Insurers.
Some health insurers went bankrupt and many fled Obamacare markets after Congress refused to make risk payments. Now, years after the damage has been done, the government will make the payments anyway.
Most US adults will qualify for the payments, which start at $1,200 for the lowest-income individuals.
Ready, Afraid, And Uncertain: How The 2020 Graduating Class Of Health Care Workers Is Preparing To Fight The Coronavirus
"I know exactly what they need and I know that I could help them, but I don’t have the clearance."