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Attorney General Becerra Leads multistate coalition seeking preliminary injunction to halt Trump Administration’s public charge rule

| Aug 27, 2019 | California

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra last night led a coalition of five attorneys general in filing a motion for preliminary injunction to block the Trump Administration’s Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule, known as the “Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Public Charge Rule,” from taking effect while litigation continues. The Rule targets working immigrants and their families by...[ Read More ]

Washington state to exit Title X family planning program

Emily Boerger | Aug 23, 2019 | Washington

The Washington Department of Health announced on Thursday it will exit the Title X family planning program, following the Trump Administration’s rule restricting abortion services.  In June 2018, the U.S. Health and Human Services Department published a proposed set of changes to the Title X family planning program. The new...[ Read More ]

Trump administration likely to deny Utah's 90/10 Medicaid funding request

Emily Viles | Jul 29, 2019 | Utah

The Washington Post reported late on Friday that the Trump Administration is likely to deny funding for Utah’s Medicaid expansion efforts.  We have been tracking Utah’s 1115 waiver, and the implementation of Medicaid expansion provisions passed during the legislative session, for several months. Before the 2019 session began, Utahns passed...[ Read More ]

Ferguson files 38th lawsuit against Trump Administration, challenging "conscience rule"

Emily Boerger | May 29, 2019 | Washington

On Tuesday, Washington State’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed his 38th lawsuit against the Trump Administration. The lawsuit, filed in Spokane, challenges the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) recently issued “conscience rule,” which allows health professionals to delay or refuse certain types of medical care based on...[ Read More ]