Trump Administration Proposes New Rules to Increase Accountability and Availability of the Organ Supply

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services took major steps this week to increase the availability of organs for the 113,000 Americans on wait lists for lifesaving organ transplants – 20 of whom die each day.

Justice Department Files Statement of Interest Supporting Campus Free Speech

In both instances, Mr. Brown contends that he was brought to the campus police chief’s office, and was intimidated by the police chief and other campus officials. After these incidents, Mr. Brown says that he stopped engaging in expressive activity on campus for fear of disciplinary action or arrest.

USDA: SNAP Restored to Idea of “a Second Chance, Not A Way of Life”

The rule, the administration says, restores the system to what Congress intended: assistance through difficult times, not a way of life. It also emphasizes a work requirement for the able-bodied. What do you think?

Freedom From Religion Group Speaking Out Against Kanye West Program in Jail

The organization says that by allowing West to speak on Christianity and share the gospel, the Sheriff's Office showed preference to one faith and that alone is unconstitutional.

DOJ: Maryland Excluded Christian School from Scholarship Program Due to Beliefs

The brief claims the school excluded the school from its BOOST Scholarship program due to the school’s beliefs regarding marriage and gender set forth in its Parent-Student Handbook. The program provides scholarships to students from low-income backgrounds to attend nonpublic schools.

Presidential Candidate Wants to Lower Voting Age, Ditch Voter ID

He also supports voting via a mobile device. What do you think?

The United States and Australia Formalize Partnership on Critical Minerals

The two partners outlined specific steps to strengthen an existing Memorandum of Understanding by collaborating on research and increasing critical mineral capacity for both countries.

Trump Admin Says Healthcare Price Transparency Means More Competition, Lower Costs

Consistent with the Executive Order on price and quality transparency, the Trump Administration is taking action toward making sure that insured and uninsured Americans alike have the information necessary to get an accurate estimate of the cost of the healthcare services they are seeking before they receive care.

VA announces limits on taxpayer-funded union time, tells unions to pay their fair share...

Additionally, VA employees who serve as union representatives are now expected to spend at least 75 percent of their paid time performing VA business or necessary training in most circumstances.

DOJ & HUD Sign Interagency Memorandum on the Application of the False Claims Act

The MOU is part of a comprehensive plan to bring greater clarity to regulatory expectations within the FHA program, and fulfills a key component of the HUD Housing Finance Reform Plan.