Wilderness Society Sues Trump Administration Over Mine RulesThe Wilderness Society is suing the Trump administration to try to force the release of documents on its decision to lift restrictions on mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota.
US Drug Czar Discusses Addiction, State Response During Minnesota VisitU.S. Drug Czar James Carroll is in Minnesota Thursday taking part in panels regarding what the Trump Administration can do to help people struggling with addiction.
Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules In 13 StatesA U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. The ruling affects California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and the District of Columbia.
How Do Pharmaceutical Companies Price Prescription Drugs?On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced it wants to require pharmaceutical companies to list the price of prescription drugs in television ads.
Parents Face Tougher Rules To Get Immigrant Children BackThe drama of parents being separated from their children at the border dominated the headlines this year, but thousands of immigrant families are experiencing a similar frustration: the increasing hurdles they must surmount to take custody of sons, daughters and relatives who crossed the border on their own.
Dept. Of Agriculture Allows Mining In Forests Near BWCAThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says it has removed a “major obstacle” to mineral leasing – like copper-nickel mining -- in an area near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota.
US Government: Over 1,800 Migrant Kids Reunited By DeadlineThe Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children 5 years and older had been reunited with parents or sponsors hours before the deadline.