Klarize Medenilla

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Senate announces secret health care bill, proposes major cuts to Medicaid

The controversial bill mirrors House-passed AHCA  After facing criticism from their Democrat counterparts, a group of Republican senators on Thursday, June 22 released the first draft of a new health care bill that would focus on killing Medicaid while catering to … Continue reading

June 23, 2017

Homeland Security rescinds Obama-era protection for immigrant parents

Citizenship prospects of undocumented parents threatened  The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John F. Kelly signed a memorandum on Thursday, June 15, revoking a program that would have offered a pathway to citizenship for immigrant parents of … Continue reading

June 21, 2017

PH Independence Day celebrated at LA City Hall

LA City Council recognizes impact of the Fil-Am community To celebrate the 119th Philippine Independence Day, the Los Angeles Filipino Association of City Employees (LAFACE) hosted its annual commemoration on Friday, June 16 at Los Angeles City Hall. The celebration … Continue reading

June 21, 2017

Trumpcare bill could slash nearly 1M jobs

New report released amid overwhelming disapproval of AHCA The American Health Care Act (AHCA) isn’t doing so hot with Americans. Since its introduction in May—two months after the first draft of the AHCA famously failed to pass—Americans of all political … Continue reading

June 16, 2017

Appeals court rules against Pres. Trump’s travel ban

Three-judge panel uses president’s Twitter against him President Donald Trump and his administration faced yet another defeat in the federal courts this week over his controversial executive order that bans travel from six predominantly Muslim nations. On Monday, June 12, the … Continue reading

June 13, 2017

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