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People set to leave prison gaining access to Medicaid in five states

People set to leave prison gaining access to Medicaid in five states

People transitioning out of prison in five states will be gaining access to Medicaid, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Tuesday. Adults and youth often find delays in getting access to Medicaid, so the department announced that incarcerated people transitioning out of imprisonment will receive coverage before their release. The coverage applies […]

Harris set to blame Trump for fall of Roe to mark anniversary

Harris set to blame Trump for fall of Roe to mark anniversary

Vice President Harris is set to place blame on former President Trump for the fall of Roe v. Wade on Monday, the anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision that overturned the federal right to abortion access. Harris will travel to Maryland for a campaign event on the two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs […]

Fauci set for fiery hearing with House GOP

Fauci set for fiery hearing with House GOP

Anthony Fauci, the public face of the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, will offer his first congressional testimony in nearly two years Monday by a GOP-led committee likely to grill him over alleged misconduct that occurred under his leadership of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Fauci, the NIAID director for […]

'It's a crisis' – NI junior doctors set for strike

'It's a crisis' – NI junior doctors set for strike

Dr Steven Montgomery, who works at The Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, told BBC News NI that the strikes came down to staff retention and pay. “We’re facing a staffing crisis here in Northern Ireland,” he said. “We’re losing doctors. We’re haemorrhaging them, losing them hand over fist.” Dr Montgomery, who is a deputy […]

Newsom set to propose legislation to help Arizonans get abortions in California

Newsom set to propose legislation to help Arizonans get abortions in California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) said Sunday that state lawmakers will introduce a bill this week to assist women traveling from Arizona seeking abortion care in response to the rollout of one of the strictest abortion restrictions in the country. An Arizona Supreme Court decision earlier this month implemented an 1864 abortion law preventing access […]

Florida, Arizona set for separate paths on abortion fight

Florida, Arizona set for separate paths on abortion fight

Florida and Arizona are set to become case studies on how much the issue of abortion can help Democratic candidates.   Florida advocates are trying to avoid tying their ballot measure to politics out of fear it will sink their effort.  But backers of Arizona’s amendment, which hasn’t yet been officially certified, are taking the opposite […]