Tag:healthcare

Colorado’s Lukewarm Reaction to the 1921 Sheppard-Towner Act

Congress passed the Sheppard-Towner Act in 1921 to provide federal funding for maternity and child care, but the Act wasn’t renewed past 1929 and state compliance was inconsistent.

Texas Law Allowing Abortion Opponents to Sue Healthcare Providers Takes Effect as Supreme Court Stays Silent

A Texas law that deputizes private citizens to enforce a state ban on post-fetal heartbeat abortions has gone into effect.

Appellate Roundup: Recent Decisions by Federal Appeals Courts Address Abortion, Public Nudity, State Ban on Cooperation with U.S. Immigration Authorities

This roundup of some significant recent decisions from appeals courts around the nation highlights opinions on issues that may have national importance.

Indiana College Students Ask Justices to Enjoin University COVID Vaccine Mandate

Indiana University students petitioned the Supreme Court to block a vaccine policy requiring all students be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Proponents Seek Compromise to Push Public Option Forward

The fight over this year’s public option health insurance bill is gearing up to be one of the most heated of the legislative session....

Biden Administration Reverses Position in ACA Case at SCOTUS

The Biden administration has notified the U.S. Supreme Court that the federal government no longer considers the Affordable Care Act to be unconstitutional. The...