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March 27, 2020 In The News
The United States is now the new global epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak and now leads the world in confirmed cases. As of Thursday more than 82,000 people have been identified as infected and nearly 1,200 people have died in the United States.
March 27, 2020 In The News
March 23, 2020 In The News
AUSTIN, Texas -- Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, is calling on his colleagues in Congress to provide affordable health care coverage to people who may be at risk of developing COVID-19. He introduced legislation Monday that would require a special enrollment period any time there is a public health emergency declaration such as COVID-19.
March 13, 2020 In The News
Democrats are urging the Trump administration to reopen enrollment in the Obamacare exchanges to accommodate uninsured people who may need treatment during the coronavirus pandemic.
A person once quarantined at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland but released into the larger community tested “weakly positive” for the virus that causes COVID-19, health officials confirmed Sunday.
Last Tuesday, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) medical specialist responsible for respiratory diseases, told the unsettling truth about the coronavirus: “We will see community spread in this country...it’s not so much a question of if this will happen, but rather... exactly when this will happen....Disruption to everyday life may be severe.”
March 2, 2020 In The News
The Trump administration is grappling with whether to encourage the export of critical medical products like face masks and surgical gear to China — or save those supplies for the United States.
February 10, 2020 In The News
“The vote today will open the floodgate for Trump to go after those who have wronged him in this process,” said Jack O’Donnell, a former president of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., who has broken with Mr. Trump. “The so-called hate list which he carries around will be expanded, and efforts to hurt those on the list will begin. He will have no fear, not that he ever had much when going after his enemies.”
February 5, 2020 In The News
The leading tax-writing body in the House is investigating pharmaceutical tax write-offs, including charitable donations, the financial benefits of certain drug approval pathways, and how the 2017 tax law affected drug prices.
WASHINGTON – The House voted Thursday to sharply limit President Donald Trump's ability to launch a military strike against Iran and to repeal the 2002 law that authorized the Iraq war, which has been used as justification for other U.S. military operations.