ADEA Washington Update

ACA Still the Law of the Land but is Surrounded by Uncertainty

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains the law of the land, but the Trump Administration’s failure to clarify whether it intends to enforce various provisions of the law leaves insurers and state lawmakers on shaky ground.

In August, insurers... Click Here To Read More

SAMHSA and ADEA Co-Sponsor Summit on Prescription and Opioid Drug Abuse

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Dental educators, state and federal agency representatives, and individuals from health care organizations gathered together on Aug. 30 for the Dental Schools Addiction Education Summit (Summit) for Substance Abuse and Mental... Click Here To Read More

DHS Pushes for September Showdown Over DACA

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) allows undocumented individuals who arrived in the United States as children, often called DREAMers, to request a two-year deferment of actions that could lead to their deportation. In July, President Trump talked with reporters about the challenge of deciding the future of DACA without... Click Here To Read More

FDA Authority to Regulate E-cigarettes Upheld

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Last month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia settled a long-standing question when it ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the authority to regulate... Click Here To Read More

ED Adjusts Deadlines for Gainful Employment Appeals

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The Department of Education (ED) announced on Aug. 18 that it will extend... Click Here To Read More

The Affordable Care Act Is Still the Law of the Land

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In the early morning hours of July 28, the Senate began what is called “vote-a-rama,” a series of votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it ended with ... Click Here To Read More

FY18 Spending Bills Move Closer to Passage

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The House Committee on Appropriations held a markup on July 19 to finalize the fiscal year (FY), FY18 appropriations bill for the Departments of... Click Here To Read More

Trump Administration Considers Additional Requirements for Student Visas

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The Department of Homeland Security, in furtherance of President Trump’s ... Click Here To Read More

Supreme Court Offers Clarity on Definition of “Bona Fide” Relationships

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Days after the Supreme Court’s (Court) June 26 ruling on President Trump’s revised Executive Order known as the travel ban, the... 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

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