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FAA says increase in ‘sick leave’ causing flight delays

The Federal Aviation Administration reported delays in air travel Friday because of a “slight increase in sick leave” at two East Coast air traffic control facilities.

GOP dangles CHIP reauthorization in new bid to avoid shutdown

The new carrot to entice Democrats to vote for a temporary spending bill to keep the federal government operating came as prospects for a deal to protect undocumented immigrants who were brought here illegally as children.

CDC gets list of banned words including ‘fetus,’ ‘diversity’ and ‘science-based’

Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation’s top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases – including “fetus” and “transgender” – in any official documents being prepared for next year’s budget.

 
Trump to stop subsidies to health insurers

In a brash move likely to roil insurance markets, President Donald Trump will “immediately” halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months.

GOP health-care bill will cut funding to 34 states, analysis finds

A Republican bill to repeal Obamacare and redistribute federal funds in block grants would take money from 34 states — including Nevada — over the first seven years, according to an analysis released Wednesday.

GOP pushes last-ditch health care bill but Democratic opposition grows

A last-ditch Republican bill to repeal Obamacare was still short of GOP votes Monday and faced increased opposition from Democrats like Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, who said the legislation would take Nevada “backwards.”

Cortez Masto talks health care at UMC in Las Vegas

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto spoke at a news conference Friday at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas to highlight a new report by the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research & Policy.

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