Government/Public Affairs

ASCE’s 2017 infrastructure report card gave America’s infrastructure an overall grade of "D+"

February 2018 | Location: National | Category: Business, Government/Public Affairs

Eighty five percent of hospitals will see net payment increases from recent Medicare Part B outpatient payment changes

February 2018 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

World Cancer Day is this Sunday, February 4th

January 2018 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

More than 635,000 people die of heart disease every year - that's 1 in every 4 deaths

January 2018 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Flooding causes annual economic losses of about $15 billion per year in the U.S.

January 2018 | Location: National, Florida, Texas | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs

Census information guides more than 7.6 billion dollars annually in federal funds to Alabama

December 2017 | Location: Alabama | Category: Finance, Government/Public Affairs

One in six children struggles with hunger, and 43 million Americans live in poverty

December 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Health

The law gives mentally capable, terminally ill adults with six months or fewer to live the option to request a doctor’s prescription for medication they can decide to take to die peacefully if their end-of-life suffering becomes...

December 2017 | Location: National, Colorado | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Some popular tax deductions could disappear when the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31

December 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Business, Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs

The results of the 2020 decennial census are likely to help guide the allocation of more than $9 billion in federal spending for Kentucky

November 2017 | Location: Kentucky | Category: Government/Public Affairs

More than 80% of non-traumatic amputations in VA patients are caused by DFUs

November 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

At a provocative Memorial to victims, NSC unveils new data showing the scope of the opioid epidemic and distributes first-of-their-kind “Warn Me” labels in attempt to Stop Everyday Killers

November 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

North Carolina has been hit by nearly 30 tropical storms and hurricanes over the last decade

October 2017 | Location: North Carolina | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs

If you spot unusual or questionable charges, contact your health care provider.

October 2017 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health, Justice/Legal

More than 41 million Americans, including nearly 13 million children, lived at risk of hunger in 2016

September 2017 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

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