ADEA Washington Update

Supreme Court Allows Partial Implementation of Travel Ban

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On June 26, the Supreme Court (Court) agreed to review rulings by two lower courts blocking the implementation of President Trump’s March 6 Executive Order (EO). The Court delivered a ... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Joins AAMC Amicus Brief on Travel Ban

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ADEA is a signatory to an Amicus Curiae brief, also known as a “friend of the... Click Here To Read More

Trump Administration Allows DACA for Now

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a June 15 ... Click Here To Read More

Senate Republicans Move Forward With ACA Replacement

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On June 22, Senate Republicans unveiled their Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement draft, titled the Senate Better... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Joins Fight to Secure Funding for Academic Dentistry

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On June 7, ADEA joined the American Council on Education (ACE) and other higher education organizations in writing congressional leaders regarding the need for adequate funding for... Click Here To Read More

EPA Issues Final Rule on Amalgam Separators

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Final Rule last month requiring dental offices to... Click Here To Read More

Education Department to Roll Back Two Obama-Era Regulations

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The Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, plans to revise an Obama-era student loan rule known as the Borrower Defense to Repayment (... Click Here To Read More

NIH Frees Up Funding for Investigators by Changing the Grant Support Index

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their plans to change the Grant Support Index (GSI) at their June 8 Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) meeting. NIH wants to cap the number of grants an investigator can hold... Click Here To Read More

Public Coverage of Dental Care Is A Way of Life in Canada

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While American legislators try to figure out whether to classify quality health care as a right or a privilege, Canadians enjoy a universal health care system. Canada's health care system is a group of socialized health insurance plans that provides coverage to all Canadian citizens. It is publicly funded and administered on a... Click Here To Read More

President Trump Releases Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

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On May 23, President Trump released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) titled, “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” The proposal makes deep cuts on most nondefense programs and federal agencies, including programs and agencies of importance to... Click Here To Read More

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