Texas Governor Revives Stalled Transgender Bathroom Bill

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Spread the loveTweet Chuck Smith, the chief executive of the gay rights group Equality Texas, said Mr. Abbott’s decision would harm already vulnerable transgender people. “This is a 100 percent…


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Drug Lobbyists’ Battle Cry Over Prices: Blame the Others

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Spread the loveTweet It is an industry that was already spending nearly double what other business sectors in the United States economy allocate on lobbying, and those sums continue to…


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Court Ruling Could Make Taiwan First Place in Asia to Legalize Gay Marriage

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Spread the loveTweet “Everyone is very happy,” said Woody Wang, president of Taiwan LGBT Family Rights Advocacy. “We don’t want to see the legislature dither on this.” Photo Daphne Chiang,…


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Public Health: G.O.P. Bill Could Affect Employer Health Coverage, Too

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Spread the loveTweet The Republican health bill, which passed the House last week and faces changes in the Senate, would weaken or eliminate those protections. Continue reading the main story…


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Divided Senate Republicans Turn to Health Care With a Rough Road Ahead

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Spread the loveTweet “This process will not be quick or simple or easy,” Mr. McConnell said Monday. Senator Mike Rounds, Republican of South Dakota, suggested that the Senate would spend…


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A Republican Principle Is Shed in the Fight on Health Care

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Spread the loveTweet The health care law, said Thomas Miller, a fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, has underscored how new entitlements inevitably become part of what he called…


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Health Act Repeal Could Threaten U.S. Job Engine

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Spread the loveTweet The outsize economic role of the American health care industry heightens the risks posed by the Republicans’ effort in Washington to repeal the Affordable Care Act, enacted…


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Public Health: The House Passed Its Health Care Bill. Now the Scorekeepers Will Weigh In.

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Spread the loveTweet During the debate over the Affordable Care Act in 2009, the budget office played a central role. Many Democratic lawmakers would not vote for the bill without…


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Public Health: Extra Billions for Health Bill? Researchers Say It’s Still Not Enough

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Spread the loveTweet So the real question is: Is $138 billion enough to fund high-risk pools? Answering the question precisely is difficult because the bill doesn’t explain exactly how these…


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On Washington: Trump Gets a Win He Wasn’t Counting On: He Saved the Filibuster

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Spread the loveTweet Majority Republicans then have a ready excuse for not taking actions pushed by the White House that senators of both parties might deem unwise: The Democrats will…


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