Women are critical to the success of Democratic candidates. These voters might be forgiven for being unclear about whether those for whom they vote actually mean to keep their promises when they get into office.
President Obama is expected to veto the legislation, but the move nonetheless details the priorities of the House as it enters the new year and marks the first time such a measure has reached his desk.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said last week that he would not eliminate the state’s expansion of Medicaid and the kynect health-care exchange.
If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.
2015 proved conservatives just won’t quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
Nurx, a newly launched web-based app, seeks to help eliminate barriers to contraception by “putting you in control of your own health.”
In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.
The next year promises to be an eventful one on the legal front—though we feel like we say that every December.
Beginning January 1, paid time off will be available to Portland city employees for the birth, adoption, or fostering of a child. Workers had previously used vacation time and sick days, or took unpaid leave, a practice that left many new parents in a financial quandary.
The repeal passed 52-47 as part of budget reconciliation package, which required only 51 votes for approval. President Obama is expected to veto the package.