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Is the massive HHS pandemic ad campaign falling apart? Celeb refusals and HHS staff pushbacks stall effort: report

The massive HHS ad campaign to allay pandemic fears may be unraveling. First, there’s pushback from agency employees who see the $ 300 million effort as politically motivated. Many celebrities are refusing to participate. Plus, the campaign’s operating on a rushed timeline, Politico reports. More than 30 celebrities on the administration’s wish list—including musicians Billy Joel, Lady… Read More »

Senate passes massive legislation to combat opioid crisis

The Senate passed on Monday by a nearly unanimous vote a bill containing 70 measures aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic, setting up a conference with the House of Representatives to reconcile differences between the versions and send legislation to President Trump. The Senate’s Opioid Response Act includes measures that range from expanding access to… Read More »