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Nov 24 2018
Record 14,000 unaccompanied immigrant children in US custody, HHS confirms
A record number of unaccompanied immigrant children, about 14,000, are currently in US custody, a Health and Human Services spokesman said Friday.CNN (Online News)
Apr 10 2020
Public Holds Broadly Favorable Views of Many Federal Agencies, Including CDC and HHS
As the United States confronts the coronavirus outbreak, Americans continue to rate a wide range of federal agencies favorably, including two at the forefront of dealing with COVID-19: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health and Human Services. Other federal agencies, including the Postal Service, the Census Bureau and the Department of Homeland Security,Pew Research Center
Dec 12 2013
Rep. Issa accuses HHS of criminally obstructing probe into ObamaCare website
The Health and Human Services Department has told contractors working on the problem-plagued ObamaCare website not to release documents to congressional investigators, a mandate slammed as “criminal obstruction” by House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa.Fox News (Online News)
Feb 28 2020
U.S. workers without protective gear assisted coronavirus evacuees, HHS whistleblower says
Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services sent more than a dozen workers to receive the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, without proper training for infection control or appropriate protective gear, according to a whistleblower complaint.
The workers did not show symptoms of infection and were not tested for the virusWashington Post
Jun 12 2018
First Lady Points to New HHS Opioid Resources in ‘Be Best’ Spirit
First lady Melania Trump emphasized protecting the “most vulnerable” on Monday, issuing a statement in support of new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) information on accessing state help for treating babies born to opioid-addicted mothers.Breitbart News
Jul 13 2012
Republicans accuse HHS of gutting welfare reform with quiet policy change
Republicans are accusing the Obama administration of unilaterally gutting welfare reform after the Department of Health and Human Services quietly notified states that they may seek a waiver for the program's strict work requirements.Fox News (Online News)
Sep 24 2017
Inspector general investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price's private jet travel
The inspector general's office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed Friday it is investigating the private jet travel of the agency's chief, Tom Price, who reportedly chartered five flights last week, drawing widespread criticism from congressional Democrats.ABC News (Online)
Jan 12 2023
Biden administration extends Covid public health emergency as highly infectious omicron XBB.1.5 spreads
The Biden administration has extended the Covid-19 public health emergency until April as a highly transmissible omicron subvariant stokes concern that the U.S. may face another wave of hospitalizations from the disease this winter.
“The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency remains in effect, and as HHS committed to earlier, we will provide a 60-day notice to states before any possibleCNBC
May 10 2019
Dem lawmakers accuse DHS, HHS of giving them misleading information on family separations
Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) and Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.) sent a letter Thursday to leaders of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) accusing the agencies of giving them "misleading information" on family separations in 2018.
The two wrote in their letter that agency officials told them that they had the necessary informationThe Hill