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Sept. 26, 2022, 9:03 AM Federal agencies would have to publish plans to protect employees and contractors during a nationwide public health emergency declared for an infectious disease under H.R. 8466. The plans would have to cover: Personal protective equipment that agencies would provide. Procedures for testing, contact tracing, and addressing differences in data related …

WASHINGTON —  Millions of people in the United States will be spared from big increases in health care costs next year after President Joe Biden signed legislation extending generous subsidies for those who buy plans through federal and state marketplaces. The sweeping climate, tax and health care bill sets aside $70 billion over the next three …

The final vote was 220-207, along party lines. Four Republicans did not vote. Now that the Democratic-controlled House has approved the bill, it will next go to Biden to be signed into law. Final passage of the bill marks a milestone for Democrats and gives the party a chance to achieve long-sought policy objectives ahead …

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Joe Biden rattled off policy proposals in this year’s State of the Union address, he hit an emotional note when talking about veterans who suffer from cancer after serving on military bases where toxic smoke billowed from burning trash. “One of those soldiers was my son Maj. Beau Biden,” he …

The package is the product of painstaking negotiations and will give Democrats a chance to achieve major policy objectives ahead of the upcoming midterm elections. Senate Democrats are using a special process to pass the package without Republican votes. Once the legislation has passed in the Senate, it would next need to be approved by …

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that the Senate would vote to move forward on the Inflation Reduction Act, the Democrats’ package that tackles climate change, prescription drugs and inflation, this weekend. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday that the Senate …

August 02, 2022 Bill now goes to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law Today, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) announced the final Senate passage of legislation to open two veterans clinics in Baltimore and …

A bill to expand health care access for military veterans who became ill after being exposed to toxic burn pits has been stalled because of efforts of Democrats’ desire “to go on an unrelated $400 billion spending spree,” Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.) told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. Driving the news: Toomey joined other …

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would make millions of veterans who were exposed to trash burn pits on U.S. military bases around the world eligible for medical care, the most sweeping action by the federal government to recognize that the sites may have caused a range of diseases. The legislation …

Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 2401. House Bill 2401 amends the act of July 19, 1979, known as the Health Care Facilities Act, to extend regulatory waivers that went into effect over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. This extension will allow many waivers to remain in place until October 31, 2022 unless …