Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: HHS

Trump administration rejects scientists’ advice on nutrition, maintaining guidelines for sugar...

This "will impact eating habits, school lunch menus, and food stamp policies," and will lead to "poor health" for Americans.

Explosive whistleblower complaint by ousted HHS official says he was pressured...

The complaint calls for a reversal of Bright's reassignment as well as a full investigation into his charges of cronyism at the department.

Trump administration allocates millions of dollars from health programs to increase...

"We cannot continue to spend taxpayer dollars on the President’s manufactured crisis at the border, which is government-sanctioned child abuse."

A baby was separated from her uncle at the border. Three...

Sendy Karina Ferrera Amaya has spent the three months since Liah was taken into U.S. custody trying to get her daughter released from foster care for unaccompanied immigrant children.

Detaining immigrant children – a billion-dollar industry

“It was never intended to be a foster care system with more than 10,000 children in custody at an immediate cost to the federal taxpayer of over $1 billion dollars per year.”

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.