RALEIGH — Former N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen has been tapped by President Joe Biden to lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), numerous media reports indicate.
Cohen, who became a fixture in near-daily virtual press briefings during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, had been working in the private sector since departing the agency in late 2021.
Outgoing CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announced she was leaving the agency on May 5. Her final day leading the agency is expected be June 30.
RALEIGH — A federal judge has granted a restraining order on Governor Roy Cooper’s attempts to amend the State Medicaid Plan in order to expand the government healthcare program under Obamacare. Republican leadership at the […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Republican-led U.S. Congress, under pressure from President-elect Donald Trump to move quickly, took its first step toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act this week as both chambers passed a bill instructing […]
RALEIGH — Republican leaders of the North Carolina General House and Senate issued a joint statement announcing they intend to file a federal complaint Friday to stop Gov. Roy Cooper’s attempt to expand Medicaid via […]