Abortion rights protests continue outside SCOTUS for 2nd day

June 25, 2022

Category: Federal, Policy

On Saturday afternoon, the area around the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., once again filled up with demonstrators protesting the court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that allowed for legal access to abortion across the […]

House panel passes funding bill with $100M for TMF

June 16, 2022

Via: FCW

A House Appropriations subcommittee advanced a 2023 spending bill on Thursday that includes a $100 million plus-up to the Technology Modernization Fund and a $35 million increase to modernization efforts at the IRS. The measure passed the Subcommittee on Financial […]

US official says diplomatic push in Asia paying dividends

June 10, 2022

Category: Federal, Policy

The American diplomatic push aimed at countering China’s increasing influence in the Asia-Pacific region appears to be paying dividends, with many nations showing a willingness to partner with the United States, a top State Department official said Friday. U.S. State […]

Health Care, Industry

Texas AG Ken Paxton investigating Walmart over its opioid sales

June 28, 2022

Via: Fox News

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday he is launching an investigation into Walmart’s opioid sales to determine if the retail giant improperly filled prescriptions. Paxton issued a civic investigative demand to Walmart for possible violations of the Texas Deceptive […]

Health Care, Industry

Will health insurers continue to cover abortion now that Roe has been overturned?

June 27, 2022


Rules on when and whether insurance can cover abortion are fairly clear. Whether people will be able to access that coverage now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned is not. In some states, insurance may cover what is now […]

Federal, Policy

The Latest on the Formula Shortage and What the Government is Doing About It

June 27, 2022

Via: Government Executive

The Biden administration has taken a multi-faceted approach to alleviating the formula shortage, although the president has come under fire for not knowing sooner how severe it was. Here are the latest updates on the federal government’s response, what lawmakers […]

Education, Industry

Families brace for changes to pandemic-era free school meals

June 27, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Before the pandemic, there was no room in the budget for Kate Murphy’s children to buy lunch at school. She and her husband would buy in bulk and make bag lunches at home. So the free school meals that were […]