Stories tagged: "healthcare"


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined from left by Rep. Lizzie Fletcher, D-Texas, Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., holds a news conference just before a House vote on legislation aimed at guaranteeing a woman’s right to an abortion, an effort by House Democrats to circumvent a new Texas law that has placed that access under threat, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
US House Passes Women’s Health Protection Act, Here’s How Pennsylvania Lawmakers Voted

The US House of Representatives has passed legislation to protect women’s rights to health care.

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What Latinos Can Expect From a Biden Presidency

The new president has expressed his commitment to ensure equality and provide opportunities for Hispanics. But what does that look like?

In this March 25, 2020, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. gives a thumbs up as he leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, where a deal has been reached on a coronavirus bill. Overwhelmed Kentucky and New York officials face a deluge of mail-in votes that are likely to delay results for days in high-profile congressional primaries on Tuesday, June 23. There's a lot of interest in two contests in particular. One involves former Marine combat pilot Amy McGrath's fight for the Democratic nomination to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Prices of 42 Drugs Have Increased Since July 1. But McConnell Still Won’t Hold a Vote About It.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is still refusing to hold a vote on bipartisan bills to address rising drug costs.

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The GOP Wants to Repeal the ACA During a Pandemic. Democrats Are Trying to Expand Coverage.

If the Affordable Care Act is struck down, tens of millions of Americans would lose coverage and protections for pre-existing conditions.

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850,000 Pennsylvanians Will Lose Healthcare Coverage If Republicans Don’t Do Something

Lawmakers had a chance to advance legislation that would have enshrined consumer provisions of the Affordable Care Act into state law. They opted not to.

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More Than 3,700 PA Healthcare Workers Have Contracted Coronavirus. These Nurses Aren’t Giving Up.

For International Nurse's Day, we highlight three Pennsylvania nurses who are committed to their work despite the risks posed by the novel coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Exposes Pennsylvania’s Broken EMS System

"We are going to see more ambulance companies go out of business."