ADEA Washington Update

Court Upholds Stay of President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

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On Feb. 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in State of Washington v. Trump to uphold a lower court’s order to stay the Administration’s ... Click Here To Read More

President Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

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President Donald Trump announced on Jan. 31 that Neil Gorsuch would be his nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. Gorsuch, a federal appellate judge, currently serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, which... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Joins Dentistry Coalition in Letter to Congress on ACA Replacement

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On Feb. 22, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) joined the American Dental Association (ADA) in a letter to the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce... Click Here To Read More

Legislation Filed to Allow States to Keep the ACA

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Republicans, led by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Susan Collins (R-ME), have introduced a partial repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that tries to satisfy both critics and proponents of the law.

The ... Click Here To Read More

Congressional Bills of Interest to Academic Dentistry

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Four bills now pending in Congress could affect the dental community. Here’s what you should know.

Lawsuit Targets EPA’s Rescinding of Amalgam Separator Rule

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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), claiming that the agency’s withdrawal of the ... Click Here To Read More

FDA Delays Tobacco Product Rule

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On Feb. 7, the Federal Register reported that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) had delayed the effective date of a rule affecting... Click Here To Read More

Trump Administration’s Secretary of Education Confirmed

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After a contentious confirmation hearing, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education on Feb. 7. Her confirmation process resulted in a tie. The Senate... Click Here To Read More

Rep. Tom Price Becomes Secretary of HHS

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Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), a medical doctor and the House of Representatives’ pre-eminent critic of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was sworn in as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Feb. 10.

Secretary Price, who represented the northern suburbs... Click Here To Read More

President Obama Picks Centrist for Supreme Court Opening

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On March 16, the president nominated Merrick Garland, 63, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to the U.S. Supreme Court (Court). Judge Garland is a former prosecutor who was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the D.C. Circuit in... Click Here To Read More

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