Friday, November 18, 2022: D.C. News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will relinquish her leadership post, a move that marks the end of an era and sets up a shakeup for House Democrats. Pelosi’s announcement came one day after late midterm results projected Republicans will win control of the House....

Wednesday, October 19, 2022: D.C. News

The White House released a memorandum to protect the U.S. from future pandemics and biological threats. The memorandum outlines a strategy aimed at detecting early warnings of pandemics and biological threats, preventing epidemics and biological incidents, and...

Friday, October 14, 2022: D.C. News

The Biden administration extended the nation’s COVID-19 public health emergency for the next 90 days. Even though daily deaths and case rates have been falling, health officials are bracing for a potential surge of infections over the winter. The extension ensures...

Friday, October 14, 2022: D.C. News

President Joe Biden will sign an executive order today urging federal officials to lower prescription costs. The order will require the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to outline within 90 days how it will use new models of care and payment to cut...

Wednesday, October 5, 2022: D.C. News

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to serve as the U.S. representative on the World Health Organization’s executive board. The decision sets the stage for the U.S. to have its first Senate-confirmed member on the board since...

Friday, September 30, 2022: D.C. News

The Senate approved a continuing resolution to extend government funding through December 16. The bill renews the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fee agreement. From 2023 to 2027, the bill would allow the FDA to collect $1.78 billion to $1.9 billion in user...