Topics in the news

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Cincinnati Enquirer  Ohio’s Republican attorney general breaks with President Trump, opposes Texas court decision tossing out Obamacare

The Columbus Dispatch  DeWine, Yost pledge to protect Obamacare’s pre-existing conditions coverage, Husted tells White House to cover pre-existing conditions before killing Obamacare

The Cleveland Plain Dealer  Gov. Mike DeWine’s vow to protect pre-existing condition coverage may bring unwanted side effects

Equitas Health  Trump’s DOJ attack on affordable healthcare

MEASLES OUTBREAK

The New York Times  The measles emergency: What are religious exemptions?

OPIOID CRISIS

WOSU  Ohio counties pay the price for nation’s opioid crisis

Statehouse News Bureau  Federal funds to fight opioids in Ohio nearly double

The Cleveland Plain Dealer What OxyContin-maker’s settlement with Oklahoma may signal about thousands of lawsuits being heard in Ohio

Public policy news alerts are compiled and posted by the Rev. Deniray Mueller, legislative liaison for the Diocese of Southern Ohio and Social Justice & Public Policy Convener. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at deniray@deniray.com or 614.668.6036.