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To protect a developing fetus from experimental drugs or treatments that might cause birth defects, pregnant women aren’t included in many clinical trials. But that limits the safety evidence, too.
President Trump is hunting for his third chief of staff in less than two years. So far, he is not finding many takers. “You have to wonder who would want to take this job,” said one scholar.
With just over a month before he takes office, Gov.-elect Mike DeWine spoke to the leaders of the state’s 88 counties – who plan to pressure him for more funding in the upcoming budget process. Counties say state cuts have cost them $351 million for each of the last ten years. And though DeWine told the… Read More
Backers of the so called “Heartbeat Bill,” legislation that bans abortion at the point a fetal heartbeat is detected, are getting some help from evangelical leaders. And they are sending a strong message to Gov. John Kasich and Ohio lawmakers. Pastor JC Church with the Family Research Council is calling on Kasich to either sign it into… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A state audit says West Virginia’s Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management didn’t comply with federal regulations, forcing localities to pay for disaster relief. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports on the Legislative Auditor’s Office audit released on Sunday. It says the state has been late for years in submitting a grant… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky’s Democratic attorney general says he has donated more than $14,000 from his 2015 campaign fund to make up for tainted contributions orchestrated by his former chief deputy. Andy Beshear told reporters Monday his campaign has sent a check for $14,302.79 to Common Cause of Kentucky, a government watchdog group. But… Read More