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Diagnosis for 8.16.22: Checking the pulse of Florida health care news and policy

Welcome back to Diagnosis, a vertical that focuses on the crossroads of health care policy and politics. Here’s something to put on your radar. Medicaid expansion, which has long been a no-go in Florida and as well as other states controlled by Republicans, is starting to get a renewed look in other states that have …

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FTC Policy Paper Supports Agency’s Long-Held Position in Opposition to COPAs

Thursday, August 18, 2022 The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) competition mission extends beyond enforcing the antitrust laws. It has the authority to study competition law and policy questions, issue reports, and advise state, local, and foreign governments on the social benefits of private market competition. In this advisory capacity, the FTC has often weighed in …

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US Health Agency Undermines Equity in Covid-19 Policy

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has rolled out new Covid-19 guidelines that undermine the right to health in the United States and send a worrying signal that a leading health authority will no longer consider protecting marginalized groups from illness and death. The new CDC policy removes its “test to stay” …

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Suit seeks prison policy changes after chaplain accused of sexually abusing inmate – The Nevada Independent

Advocates for inmates say the Nevada Department of Corrections is not doing enough to prevent sexual abuse in its prisons after a chaplain was fired and charged with assault of a female prisoner. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada filed a lawsuit in Clark County District Court against NDOC on July 29 for failing …

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Two In Five Americans Say They’ve Changed Their Mind On Drug Policy, With Most Becoming “More Liberal,” Poll Finds

Two in five Americans say that they’ve changed their opinions about drug policy in their lifetime—and most say that their views shifted in a more “liberal” direction—according to a new poll. The YouGov survey looked at a variety of political issues, asking respondents to identify which topics they’ve changed their minds about, how their perspectives …

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Opinion | Biden’s failed immigration policy should be a scandal

Comment on this story Comment Illegal border crossings remain near record highs despite the searing summer heat, yet the crisis has barely broken through the media’s focus on the recently passed climate and health-care package and other purported “wins” for President Biden. That lack of attention is bad — both for the country and for …

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Pandemic policy assessment by artificial intelligence – Scientific Reports

In this section, taking Beijing as an example case, we use the proposed system to study the performance of different pandemic policies under different conditions. The mobility-control framework is built on real-world mobility data from Beijing in Jan. 2019, covering more than 500,000 people. Analyze the same policy in different environments We use the proposed …

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Policy Brief: Community College English in California’s New Era of Student Access

Progress continued in the first year of COVID-19—but more work is needed Despite a 14 percent decline in first-time English enrollment in fall 2020, access to gateway transfer-level English remained high, continuing the progress made in the previous fall. In fact, the share of first-time English students enrolling directly in college composition actually increased slightly …

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White House launching messaging push to tout policy wins ahead of midterm elections

The push includes travel by members of Biden’s Cabinet to 23 states this month to promote the Democrats’ recently passed $750 billion health care, tax and climate bill, according to the memo from deputy chief of staff Jen O’Malley Dillon and senior Biden adviser Anita Dunn to White House chief of staff Ron Klain. The memo …

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Rep. Anna Williams resigns from Legislature for new policy role

Hood River Democrat Anna Williams, who spent the past four years in the Legislature focused on human services policy, will soon trade the state House for a new policy job. Williams, who was first elected in 2018, will be the new executive director of Oregon’s System of Care Advisory Council starting Monday. The statewide council …

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