ADEA Washington Update

Congress Narrowly Passes 2018 Budget, Paving Way for Tax Reform

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By a narrow 51-to-49 margin, Senate Republicans passed an FY18 budget widely viewed as having more to do with... Click Here To Read More

President’s Action on ACA Subsidies Breathes New Life Into Bipartisan Plan

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On Oct. 12, President Trump announced he would eliminate health insurance “cost-sharing reduction” subsidies... Click Here To Read More

Federal Judges Undercut Third Attempt at Travel Ban

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President Donald Trump’s third attempt to impose a ban on citizens from certain countries traveling to the United States has been halted by two federal judges. On Oct. 20, U.S.... Click Here To Read More

Save-the-Date for a Congressional Briefing on Health Workforce Programs

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Reliable funding for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is critical to preserving Title VII programs that are key to educating, training, and diversifying the health care workforce, including dentistry.

The... Click Here To Read More

How Tax Reform Might Affect Higher Education Tax Breaks

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The nine-page tax reform framework released by the Treasury Department on Sept. 27 contains... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Reaffirms Commitment to DACA Recipients

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Nearly two months after President Trump decided to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), ADEA, along with over 80 other groups, has signed onto a letter calling on Congress to enact legislation to protect the hundreds of thousands of undocumented people brought to the United States as children and raised... Click Here To Read More

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a Public Health Emergency

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On Oct. 26, President Donald Trump declared widespread opioid abuse a public health emergency.... Click Here To Read More

Secretary DeVos Raises Standard of Evidence in Campus Sexual Assault Cases

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New guidance issued by the Department of Education (ED) rescinds 2011 guidance issued by the Obama Administration, which lowered the standard of evidence in campus sexual assault claims to a “preponderance of evidence,” the lowest evidentiary standard and one that many lawyers said made it almost impossible to clear an innocent... Click Here To Read More

Prime Minister Trudeau Spotlights Women’s Rights During NAFTA Talks

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A renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) should have strong protections for women, says... Click Here To Read More

CHIP Heads to House Floor With or Without Democrats

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Republican leaders will bring the much-awaited Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) reauthorization to the... Click Here To Read More

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