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Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Democrats on Thursday officially launched their pushback against a December federal court decision that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. A group of 17 Democratic state attorneys general formally appealed the Dec. 14 decision in Texas v. U.S. issued by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor.… Read More »

Democrats prepare bills to keep health insurance protections – WJAC Johnstown

Democrats prepare bills to keep health insurance protections. (MGN) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) —  Democrats in Pennsylvania’s state Senate say they’ll introduce legislation to continue protections in individual health insurance plans sold in the state should the Affordable Care Act be permanently blocked in the courts. Democrats said Thursday they’ll introduce the bills after the two-year… Read More »

Exclusive: House Democrats will introduce a bill to protect millions of health care workers

A group of House Democrats will introduce a bill on Friday to help protect millions of nurses and other health care workers from the high rates of violence they experience on the job. The new bill, called the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act, would require hospitals, nursing homes, rehab… Read More »