Biden Administration

Medicare Part B premiums will drop for the first time in more than a decade

Medicare Part B premiums will drop for the first time in more than a decade

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that Medicare Part B premiums will decline in 2023, marking the first time that cost has been lowered in more than a decade. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Medicare Part B premiums would be reduced by 3%, or $5.20, from $170.10 per month to $164.90. …

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White House tears up Arizona court's 'backwards' ruling on abortion ban

White House tears up Arizona court’s ‘backwards’ ruling on abortion ban

The White House on Saturday tore up an Arizona court ruling reinstating a near-total ban on abortion dating back to 1864. Driving the news: “The potential consequences of this decision are catastrophic, dangerous and unacceptable,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement. A Pima County judge ruled on Friday that the ban, …

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White House unloads on Lindsey Graham abortion ban

White House unloads on Lindsey Graham abortion ban

Democrats are stepping up their efforts to represent Sen. Lindsey Graham has proposed a nationwide 15-week abortion ban as a de facto criminalization of some forms of reproductive health care. Driving the news: The White House Gender Policy Council said in a memo obtained by Axios that the ban would “create a nationwide health crisis” …

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Biden touts funds for electric vehicle charging network: will be as 'easy to find as gas stations'

Biden touts funds for electric vehicle charging network: will be as ‘easy to find as gas stations’

President Biden on Wednesday predicted a future in the United States where electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be as easy to find as gas stations, while announcing the first round of funding to build a nationwide charging network. “The great American road trip is going to be fully electrified,” Biden said in a speech …

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