Archives for March 2014

What Happens to Those Who Did Not Enroll

By: April Ryan, | AURN White House Press Secretary Jay Carney confirmed Monday the enrollment numbers are well over 6 million. But, what happens to those who do not enroll and do not have insurance? LISTEN:   More news and information at   … [Read more...]

Extension of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program

Statement from First Five Years Fund (FFYF) executive director Kris Perry on the six-month extension of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program FFYF is pleased with Congress’ bipartisan approval of a six-month extension of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood … [Read more...]

WH: Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions

FACT SHEET: Climate Action Plan - Strategy to Cut Methane Emissions With an all-of-the-above approach to develop homegrown energy and steady, responsible steps to cut carbon pollution, we can protect our kids’ health and begin to slow the effects of climate change so we leave a cleaner, more … [Read more...]

Clinton docs: Lewinsky, speechwriting and race

Source: Politico Some Clinton aides favored policies that could have had major implications for privacy — policies that conjured up the kind of Big Brother government that many Americans are now nervous about after revelations of massive National Security Agency data-gathering. Read the story: … [Read more...]

Conversation on the ACA

Source: MSNBC American Urban Radio Networks’ April Ryan and The New Republic’s Jonathan Cohn discuss the imminent Obamacare deadline and Republicans voting to dismantle the law for the 54th time. … [Read more...]

White House Now Confirms 6 Million Sign-ups for Health Insurance

By: April Ryan, The White House is now confirming that over 6 million Americans have signed up for health insurance as reported here yesterday. At that time, the White House denied the accuracy of those numbers. Today, they issued the following communication confirming the number … [Read more...]

ACA Enrollment Deadline Extended

By: April Ryan, | AURN Without advanced notice, the White House has extended the Affordable Care Act enrollment period from March 31st to mid April. The extension is due to the massive website system failures at the launch of their campaign for enrollment. Contractors are still … [Read more...]

ACA Open Enrollment Deadline Fast Approaches

(AURN) -- The end of this round for Affordable Care Act open enrollment is March 31st, 2014  White House Correspondent April Ryan reports there is a count of more than five million plus who have signed up for ACA.  White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett is urging people to sign up before the … [Read more...]

Donald Rumsfeld: A trained ape would have better foreign policy skills than Obama

During an interview on Fox News' "On the Record with Greta van Susteren," Donald Rumsfeld criticized the White House for not securing a status of forces agreement with Afghanistan, saying "a trained ape" would have better foreign policy skills. … [Read more...]

Can Women Have It All?

By: April Ryan, | AURN Women's History month is wrapping up. The Obama administration put an emphasis on women this month with panels around the nation focused on Expanding Opportunity for Women. As opportunities are opening for women, can they have it all? We asked woman's … [Read more...]