The Daily Northwestern

Federal judge blocks Trump administration birth control exemption

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 16, 2019

Filed under City, Latest Stories, National

A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked Trump administration rules that attempted to broaden which employers can claim exemption from providing birth control without copayment. The rules, which were proposed by the...

Democrat Michael Madigan re-elected House Speaker

Clare Proctor, Assistant City Editor

January 10, 2019

Filed under City, Latest Stories, National, Politics

Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) was re-elected as the head of the house Wednesday days before Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker’s inauguration. After a four-year battle with outgoing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner,...