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Found on CNN 8 months ago
The majority of UC are cared for through a network of state licensed ORR-funded care providers, most of which are located close to areas where immigration officials apprehend large numbers of children. These provider facilities are state licensed and must meet ORR requirements to ensure a high level of quality of care. Care providers operate under cooperative agreements and contract.
HHS will lead a government-wide interagency coordinating council, which will involve experts from the Department of Defense, Veterans Administration, the Labor Department and many entities across government to coordinate both public and private sector work to advance our understanding of Long Covid, and to accelerate efforts to prevent, detect and treat it.
Of the $ 50 billion that was made available for testing, there's still about 10 billion that we have. Are we going to have more than $ 10 billion worth of needs and costs on Covid, especially in regards to testing ? There's a strong chance we will, depending on, again, where Omicron takes us. And so that gives you some sense about where those monies are, i don't know whether we'll need more money or not.
The federal government has spent trillions of dollars to try to keep Americans alive during this pandemic. So it is absolutely the government's business, it is taxpayers' business if we have to continue to spend money to try to keep people from contracting COVID and helping reopen the economy. And so it is our business to try to make sure Americans can prosper, Americans can freely associate.
We stand ready to meet with your administration to discuss more how the issues below affect our states; litigation is never a first option, and we would like to help your team in its important job on behalf of all Americans, consistent with the Constitution and the rule of law, yet if you sign unconstitutional laws passed by Congress, it will be our responsibility and duty to challenge those laws and court.
COVID-19 has made one thing undeniable : We must safeguard the Affordable Care Act — lives depend on it, as if on cue, the Trump Administration cavalierly continues its march to dismantle the ACA and strip Americans of their health care. We will do everything we can to defeat this unprecedented assault on a critical federal law by a sitting president.
Our laws in California do not convict women who suffer the loss of their pregnancy, and in our filing today we are making clear that this law has been misused to the detriment of women, children, and families, we will work to end the prosecution and imprisonment of Ms. Becker so we can focus on applying this law to those who put the lives of pregnant women in danger.
Leaving women in the dark about their healthcare and restricting doctors from providing candid advice is simply not in the best interest of public health, in California, we will continue to fight for comprehensive reproductive healthcare, including safe and legal abortion.
Found on FOX News 3 years ago
This new Trump rule callously puts at risk the safety and well-being of children. It undermines a decades-old agreement reached in court by the federal government to prevent the unlawful detention of immigrant children, we're taking the Trump Administration to court to protect children from the irreparable harm caused by unlawful and unnecessary detention.
These rulings critically stop President Trump's illegal money grab to divert $ 2.5 billion of unauthorized funding for President Donald Trump pet project, all President President Donald Trump has succeeded in building is a constitutional crisis, threatening immediate harm to our state. President Donald Trump said President Donald Trump didn't have to do this and that President Donald Trump would be unsuccessful in court. Today we proved that statement true.
The California Department of Justice serves the state of California and The California Department of Justice 40 million people collectively, we protect them and their rights. We do not give out free legal advice, which is what this would translate into. It would be free legal advice to that business at taxpayer expense.
We're asking the court to make clear that the ACA is still the law and ensure that all Americans can continue to access affordable healthcare under it, today's filing makes clear that California and its partner states will do everything possible to challenge this reckless ruling which threatens the healthcare of Americans from California to Maine, risking the health of seniors, children, workers and young adults in every state in the nation. Our coalition will continue to fight to preserve access to healthcare, which is critical to the strength of our nation.
Today's ruling is an assault on 133 million Americans with preexisting conditions, on the 20 million Americans who rely on the ACA's consumer protections for healthcare, on America's faithful progress toward affordable healthcare for all Americans, the ACA has already survived more than 70 unsuccessful repeal attempts and withstood scrutiny in the Supreme Court.
This suit was brought by power brokers who have an obvious financial interest in maintaining their stronghold on the public's access to online content. California, the country's economic engine, has the right to exercise its sovereign powers under the Constitution and we will do everything we can to protect the right of our 40 million consumers to access information by defending a free and open Internet.
We call on the public to help bring their killers to justice, we owe the Jacobs family and all their loved ones nothing less.
Found on Reuters 5 years ago
The Trump Administration’s assault on clean car standards risks our ability to protect our children’s health, tackle climate change, and save hardworking Americans money, we’re ready to file suit if needed to protect these critical standards and to fight the Administration’s war on our environment. California didn’t become the sixth-largest economy in the world by spectating.
Information is power, and all women should have access to the information they need when making personal health care decisions, the Reproductive FACT Act ensures that women in California receive accurate information about their health care options, including whether a facility is a licensed medical provider. The California Department of Justice will do everything necessary to protect women’s health care rights. The attorney general was not immediately available for additional comment when contacted by Fox News. The Supreme Court is intervening to regulate these types of laws and provide a sense of consistency. Indeed, other courts in states like New York, Texas and Maryland have invalidated laws that were similar to The Reproductive FACT Act. But some states -- such as Hawaii and Illinois -- currently have similar laws in place, which, like in California, have also led to appeals and other lawsuits. Specifically in Hawaii, Thomas Glessner said, one of the pregnancy resource centers is located in a church.
Found on FOX News 6 years ago
With the White House and Congress in Republican hands, we need a strong, experienced and energetic leader who will take the fight for our democratic values on the Ways and Means Committee to the American people. Over the next two years, many of America’s toughest policy decisions will play out in this committee. The change we seek is not the change that Republicans plan. The Republican Majority threatens to bury the Affordable Care Act, privatize Medicare and Social Security and turn our tax code into the textbook for ‘trickle-down economics.’.
The conclusions of the reports were that there was no way military assets could have made it in time, it’s unfair to blame military troops and officers who did the best they could. The State Department didn’t get in the way of the military. As I said, we can continue to try to make conspiracy theories out of all of this.
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