New liver transplant rules begin amid fight over fairness
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wilnelia Cruz-Ulloa spent the last months of her life in a New York City hospital, waiting for a donated liver that never came.
What's our Syria policy?
During the 2016 presidential election, 75 retired U.S. diplomats who worked under Republicans and Democrats wrote an open letter warning of potential peril if Donald Trump was elected president.
Advice for schools, students, policy makers
A letter writer argues for music in schools and more pay for teachers, against public funding of charter schools.
Tips for Transplants: Rules for May
May in Denver is nothing but transition. May can be anything. May will be what you want it to be, or at least what it wants to be. May is snow and sun, outdoors and in, the promise of warmth to come and a reminder of the winter (that wasn’t). May is that friend that always agrees with you, even when you know for a fact that he or she definitely doesn’t. So yeah…May is great to hang with, but...
What is the Mackinac Policy Conference?
When Michigan's political and business elite descend on Mackinac Island, they're in for a three-day bonanza of policy talk,
New firearms policies take effect
Keeping Communities Safe Voter approval of recent initiatives show that, for many years, the public was ahead of the legislature on keeping guns away from people intent on doing harm. However, the legislature is finally catching up, and this was a record year for gun responsibility measures. Our work needs to continue, but I’m proud …
Hospitals, patients sue to block new liver transplant rules
A new policy would reallocate some organs toward big-city medical centers, where the shortage is most severe and demand is highest.
Block grants on the way for Medicaid?
There still are many unknowns on what President Donald Trump's and Congressional Republicans' replacement of the Affordable Care Act will look like. But one thing is becoming clearing - they will pursue a Medicaid block grant.
US and Iran: What is NOT a Smart Policy
Rooting for President Trump to fail in his policy with Iran means calling for empowering and emboldening a theocratic regime that has consistently threatened "Death to America" -- with nukes, presumably, if it had the capability, which it is busy acquiring.
Should students have a say on policy?
When Maya Mathews was in fifth grade, her favorite subject was math.But when she entered sixth grade and asked to be placed in a more-advanced math track,
How to Read ANY Insurance Policy
Rarely does any insurance practitioner, even hard core ones, undertake to read an entire policy, short of severe insomnia or boredom. Generally, a specific
Wisconsin justices say governor should oversee school policy
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s Supreme Court reversed itself Tuesday and allowed the governor to take control of public school policy from the state superintendent, a decision that could translate to a major victory for Republicans if they can defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in three years The decision won’t have any immediate effect while Evers is in office. Evers, a former superintendent and teacher, appointed current…
United changes policies, will pay passengers up to $10,000
Delta is letting employees offer a big pay-off for customers.
Read and delete? What’s city policy on texting
El Paso city Rep. Claudia Ordaz, who has opened more than one can of worms in her short time on City Council, has opened a new one. This one is
Commentary: If you want to see what failed U.S. immigration policy looks like, visit Tijuana
TIJUANA, Mexico - The invaders awoke in Tijuana slowly and fitfully Monday morning, amid coughs and soft murmurs and the voices of excitable children. I had arrived around sunrise, having
The notetaking company says that despite the implications of its proposed policy change, it remains devoted to user privacy.
Nuisance policy to be revised after landlords raised concerns
The private cause of action included in the policy has been a particularly divisive section.
Make smart trades on energy, school policies
OPINION | We should listen to those who are out in the fields and in our schools
Teens thrash out ideas at policy debate camps
There are around two dozen policy debate summer camps across the country, all of which focus on the same policy topic, agreed on each year by the National Federation of
Letter: Hawaii pot policy should be fair, just
With one-fourth of the U.S. population living in adult-use cannabis states, and two-thirds of all Americans supporting legalization, it is heartening to see lively discussion in the Aloha State.