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Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may even offer some lessons… Read More »

Trump administration weakens Obamacare birth control coverage mandate

Under the Affordable Care Act, employer-provided health insurance plans are required to cover birth control as a preventive service. Now, the US Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule providing exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate to entities that object to such coverage based on religious beliefs. The second final rule… Read More »