Category: Policy-ish

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Public Health Experts Question Trump’s Ban On Most Travelers From Europe

A passenger checks flight information at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy. President Trump imposed a 30-day ban on most travelers coming from from European countries, beginning late Friday E.T. Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images A passenger checks flight information at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy. President Trump imposed […]

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Vaccine Requirements Are On The Ballot In Maine, After A New Law Divided Parents

Pediatrician Dr. Laura Blaisdell, co-chair of Maine Families for Vaccines, joined supporters at the Augusta State House in February for a campaign event. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio Pediatrician Dr. Laura Blaisdell, co-chair of Maine Families for Vaccines, joined supporters at the Augusta State House in February for […]

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Insurers Sank Connecticut’s ‘Public Option.’ Would A National Version Survive?

Hartford is home to the Connecticut State Capitol and state legislature — as well as to major U.S. insurance firms. In 2019, those insurers spent what it took to defeat Connecticut’s version of a “public option” in health care, despite strong support among the state’s lawmakers. Jessica Hill/AP hide caption toggle caption Jessica Hill/AP Hartford […]

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