ADEA Washington Update

Academic Dentistry, Immigration and the Courts

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The first executive order on immigration by President Donald Trump came on Jan. 27, 2017. This order, also known as the “travel ban,” suspended travel from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days,... Click Here To Read More

Opioid Hearings and Legislation Continue

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Both the House and Senate continue their focus on the opioid epidemic, with more congressional hearings and several pieces of legislation. On April 25, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health hosted a... Click Here To Read More

U.S. Department of Labor Supports Occupational Licensing Reform

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The most expansive reforms in occupational licensing will undoubtedly take place at the state level; however, administrative officials and federal legislators are creating new ways in which the federal government can reduce licensing barriers nationwide, while paving the way for states to pursue their own reforms.

On April... Click Here To Read More

Will the U.S. Department of Defense Save Public Student Loan Forgiveness?

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ADEA works regularly with coalition partners to advocate for student loan forgiveness. The House proposed higher education act reauthorization bill, the PROSPER Act, planned to cut the Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. The reauthorization bill would also make several major... Click Here To Read More

Spotlight: Why We Advocate for NIDCR Funding

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ADEA regularly advocates for full funding for the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). For FY18, ADEA asked Congress for $452 million for NIDCR. The actual appropriation from Congress in FY17 was $425.7 million. However, these requests do not... Click Here To Read More

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

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