Feds To Regulate Fake Fireplaces To Stop Global Warming

images-3 Better go out and buy a gas fireplace and stove soon before federal regulations make them more expensive. Federal officials are looking to regulate the energy usage of fake fireplaces as part of the Obama administration’s effort to fight global warming. The Energy Department has proposed new regulations that would mandate that “gas-fired hearth products” […] Continue Reading

Transgender Illegals Guaranteed 'Right to Hormone Therapy' in Detention

images-4 An official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement testified Friday during a discussion on immigration detention facilities, hosted by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, that transgender individuals are guaranteed “a right to hormone therapy.” “With respect to treatment while in detention – the medical care standard – the standards guarantees a right to hormone […] Continue Reading

White House Urges Vaccinations Amid Measles Threat

images-9 Parents should listen to public health officials who encourage vaccination, the White House said Friday amid reports that hundreds of people in Arizona may have been exposed to the measles virus. “Being guided by the science in matters like this is typically the right approach,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said, adding that research […] Continue Reading

New Details of Delays at Phoenix VA

images-5 The Phoenix veterans’ hospital does not have accurate data on nearly a quarter of patients in need of urological care, according to a new report by the inspector general. “In approximately 23 percent of the total cases reviewed, we frequently found approved authorizations for care, notations that authorizations were sent to contracted providers, and often […] Continue Reading

Republicans to Open February With Vote to Repeal Obamacare

th-3 House Republicans will kick off February with a vote to repeal Obamacare, giving new members the chance to record their opposition to the law while the party pursues its own health plan. “We will begin the month renewing our commitment to individual freedom and opportunity,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California said Thursday in […] Continue Reading

GOP Moves to Draft ObamaCare Replacement

th-8 A trio of Republican committee chairmen will immediately get to work on drafting the party’s ObamaCare backup plan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced Friday. The working group is forming one day after McCarthy announced the House would vote next week to fully repeal ObamaCare, marking the first repeal vote of the GOP-controlled Congress. […] Continue Reading