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Trump Administration Tells Employers Not To Worry About Recording COVID-19 Cases

The Trump administration announced Friday afternoon that employers outside of the health care industry generally won’t be required to record coronavirus cases among their workers, a decision that left some workplace safety advocates incredulous. COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, is classified as a recordable illness, meaning employers would have to notify the Occupational […]

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Trump Administration Alters National Stockpile Website To Cover Kushner Claims

Jared Kushner was pilloried Thursday after telling reporters at the daily coronavirus briefing that the “federal” Strategic National Stockpile is “our stockpile,” and that, therefore, states shouldn’t rely on it for live-saving materials in the event of an emergency. It’s a flawed statement at face value, one directly contradicted by language on the Strategic National Stockpile’s […]

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Trump Administration Deems Gun Sales A ‘Critical’ Activity Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The Trump administration has determined that the firearms industry — from manufacturing to retail sales and shooting ranges — is a “critical” service that should continue to operate amid the coronavirus crisis.  The firearms industry was added Saturday to a federal list created a week earlier of “essential critical infrastructure” elements during the COVID-19 emergency. […]

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Trump Administration Considering Opening Obamacare Enrollment Amid Pandemic

The Trump administration is considering opening up a special enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act to help uninsured Americans during the coronavirus crisis, Politico and The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. At least nine states that run their own health insurance exchanges have already reopened Obamacare enrollment to uninsured residents so they can obtain […]

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The Trump Administration Is Coming For Medicaid Again

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