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."
Eleven states plus the District of Columbia are allowing a special open enrollment period that will allow people to sign up for insurance. The Trump administration is declining to do so nationally.
It is the largest emergency relief package in American history.
A Single Republican Is Forcing Hundreds Of Members To Come Back To Washington For The Coronavirus Aid Vote
Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie will call for a recorded vote, requiring at least 216 members to make the trek to the Capitol to pass the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill.
The $2 trillion economic recovery bill still needs to pass the House. Americans making less than $99,000 per year will get some amount of payment under the legislation.
The $2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid Bill Is In Jeopardy As A Group Of Republican Senators Fight To Cap Unemployment Payments
Sen. Bernie Sanders also said that he would launch his own campaign to hold up the bill unless the Republicans back down.
A Pair Of Senators Want To Be Able To Vote Remotely During National Emergencies Like The Coronavirus Outbreak
As members of Congress start to reveal their own positive results for COVID-19, there are movements in both chambers to stop forcing politicians to be physically present when voting.
The Trump Administration Changed Course On Food Stamps Amid The Coronavirus Outbreak After Courts And Congress Intervened
The White House has abandoned its plan to kick people off food stamps who don’t work 20 hours per week — at least until the coronavirus outbreak is over.
Despite The Coronavirus Outbreak, Senators Said They Will Keep Going To The Capitol And Voting Together
“There is what I consider the obligation of example and reassurance,” said Sen. Kevin Cramer. “And I think us being here provides that.”
Once signed into law by Trump, the over $100 billion bill will provide some sick leave, childcare leave, and a variety of other measures. But negotiations over a much larger bill to save the economy have just begun.
Trump Said He Won't Self-Isolate After Coming Into Contact With Someone With The Coronavirus But He'll "Most Likely" Get Tested
Trump said he will likely get tested, but not because he came into contact with someone who later tested positive for COVID-19.
Several states had been pleading with Trump to declare a state of emergency to help them fight the outbreak.
Louisiana is delaying its April 4 presidential primary. Some other states are assessing plans.
The Trump Administration Will Move Ahead With Its Plan To Kick People Off Of Food Stamps Despite The Coronavirus Outbreak
Should you go to work and risk contact with sick people, or stay home and risk losing your SNAP benefits? Many people may face this choice as the White House refuses to postpone its controversial rule change.
Senators Insist They Will Be Fine During A Coronavirus Outbreak And Won’t Need To Shut Down Congress
“Speaking for the octogenarians that are here, most of us are pretty fit,” said Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts.
The vote would force Trump to seek congressional approval before launching new attacks at Iran, but the president is expected to veto the resolution.