Even as Congress works to adopt a budget resolution that could accelerate lawmakers’ ability to pass a tax reform package this year, President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) this week acknowledged the difficulty of passing major legislation with so few days left on the legislative calendar. “I would like to see it… Read more »

The Senate is in the midst of a 50-hour “vote-a-rama” on various amendments to the budget resolution but appears on track to pass a bill on Friday. Senate Democrats girded for the three-day budget battle by preparing 20-plus amendments that will force Republicans to go on record in support of Medicare and Medicaid cuts to… Read more »

A federal judge in Maryland yesterday granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the latest version of the Trump administration’s travel ban, following a similar order earlier in the week by a judge in Hawaii. The third iteration of President Trump’s travel ban was announced in September and would have banned travelers from six mostly-Muslim countries… Read more »

American Physical Therapy Association – Promoting Healthier Treatments The American Physical Therapy Association earned a 2017 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for #ChoosePT, a public education campaign to inform the public of the risk associated with inappropriate opioid use and the benefits of physical therapy as a safe alternative for pain relief and treatment…. Read more »

The White House earlier this week sent a list of demands that President Trump wants included in any deal to turn the expired Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program into law. In exchange for protecting the 800,000 young immigrants known as Dreamers, Trump is insisting that Congress provide funding for the construction of a… Read more »