Category: National

Health care law in limbo during government shutdown

In December, a federal judge in Texas struck down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but under appeal, the status of the health care law remains in limbo during a partial government shutdown. “The partial government shutdown… Read More

California federal judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

According to the AP, on Sunday, 1/13/19, Judge Haywood Gilliam of California granted a request for a preliminary injunction by California, 12 other states and Washington, D.C.,  to block Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt… Read More

Commerce secretary ordered to testify about Census citizenship question

A Trump administration official will testify out of court about a controversial Census citizenship question, due to a judge’s order. “A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to make its main official behind the 2020 census citizenship… Read More

U.S. Appeals Court sides with Uber, denies class action suits

Drivers who complained that “Uber misclassified them as independent contractors to avoid having to reimburse them for gasoline, vehicle maintenance, and other expenses,” were dealt a legal setback last month, according to a Reuters report in The New… Read More