HHS Proposes Policies to Improve Health Equity

The measures are intended to increase access to various services and telehealth flexibility. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a number of new proposed policies…

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White House Says FDIC Chair Will Step Down

The announcement comes after the Senate Banking Committee chair urged the president to select a new leader. The White House announced that President Joe Biden will be naming…

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President Biden Warns of Antisemitism at Holocaust Remembrance

He references the October 7 attack on Israel by Hamas. President Joe Biden touched on present issues in Israel during his speech for Holocaust remembrance at the U.S.…

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Second Gentleman Meets with Jewish College Students

The White House event was part of the Holocaust Remembrance Day observance. Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff hosted Jewish students from several universities at the White House on Monday…

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House Passes Antisemitism Awareness Act

The measure would require the Department of Education to use a definition of antisemitism from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. The House of Representatives passed legislation to address…

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Education Department Updates Title IX

The final rule strengthens prohibitions on “discrimination on the basis of sex.“ The U.S. Department of Education released a final rule under Title IX that “promotes educational equity…

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Transportation Department Modernizes Programs to Boost Small Business Access

The final rule enhances participation and equity in transportation projects nationwide. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued a final rule to modernize the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)…

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Supreme Court Upholds Anti-Discrimination Law

The justices unanimously ruled in favor of a former police officer. The Supreme Court upheld broad qualifications for Title VII discrimination cases this week, deciding unanimously in favor…

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HUD Distributes $30 Million to Fair Housing Organizations

Funding was awarded to ensure compliance through investigations, tests, and reviews. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded over $30 million to fund fair housing enforcement…

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Federal Agencies Call for AI Fairness, Equality, and Justice Compliance

The statement intends to address potential discrimination through automated systems. The Department of Labor issued a joint statement along with the Department of Justice, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,…

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