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December 27, 2021

HAP Year in Review: The Biggest Stories from 2021

This year will be remembered as the next phase of the pandemic response, with Pennsylvania’s hospitals administering millions of COVID-19 vaccines across the commonwealth, treating patients with the virus and other conditions, and grappling with severe workforce challenges amid the emergence of the Delta and Omicron variants.

November 15, 2021

President Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

President Joe Biden today signed a $1.2 trillion plan to improve the nation’s roads, bridges, and other infrastructure needs, as U.S. lawmakers continue negotiations over his larger social-spending agenda.

August 10, 2021

Senate Passes $550 Billion Infrastructure Bill

The U.S. Senate today passed an infrastructure plan that invests $550 billion into America’s transportation, broadband, and utility systems, while beginning deliberations on a $3.5 trillion budget proposal with several important health care priorities.

July 20, 2021

Five Takeaways from U.S. Senate COVID-19 Hearing

America’s leading public health officials testified before a U.S. Senate committee hearing today, urging eligible Americans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and discussing the next steps to fight the virus.

June 17, 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses ACA Challenge

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 7-2 decision dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act (ACA), finding that states behind the case did not have legal ground to challenge the health care law.

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