Tag: Supreme Court

The Human Needs Report: FY19 begins, anti-immigrant rule proposed, reactions to a SCOTUS confirmation, and more

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October 8, 2018

Editor’s update: The proposed Public Charge rule, discussed in an article below, was officially published on October 10. In a statement, CHN called the rule, “the latest in a series of unconscionable attacks on immigrants and immigrant communities.” Organization are urging advocates to submit comments in opposition to the rule during the 60-day comment period, which runs Read More »

CHN reaffirms opposition to confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh

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October 5, 2018

Editor’s note: Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director of the Coalition on Human Needs, issued the following statement Friday, Oct. 5 in opposition to the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: “On September 7, the Coalition on Human Needs joined with 75 organizations in a letter urging senators to oppose confirmation of Brett Read More »

Opposing Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

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August 30, 2018

“[Judge Kavanaugh’s] opinions threaten people across the economic spectrum, but their consequences will fall especially heavily on the poor and near poor, communities of color, immigrants, and people with disabilities.” CHN doesn’t usually work on judicial appointments. But we’ve looked at Judge Kavanaugh’s record and have concluded his positions pose a very serious threat to Read More »

The Human Needs Report: House Labor-H bill, migrant family amendments, a SCOTUS nominee, threats to the ACA, and more

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July 23, 2018

CHN just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on the House Labor-H bill and other FY19 spending, migrant family separations, proposed SNAP cuts, reactions to the Supreme Court nominee, threats to the ACA, and more. Click here for a PDF version.       House Spending Panel Passes Labor-HHS-Education Read More »

Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination: A threat to health care, workers, consumers — and even to the rule of law

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July 10, 2018

Editor’s note: Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director of the Coalition on Human Needs, issued the following statement Tuesday, July 10 in response to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: “The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court poses grave risks to workers, consumers, and all Americans who seek legal Read More »

CHN on Janus vs. AFSCME: ‘Workplace standards for millions will be at risk’

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June 27, 2018

Editor’s note: Deborah Weinstein, Executive Director of the Coalition on Human Needs, issued the following statement Wednesday, June 27 in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus vs. AFSCME.  “Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling continues almost 50 years of attacks on workers and unions in the U.S. The proud American tradition of organizing Read More »

Supreme Court decision benefits corporations at the expense of workers

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May 23, 2018

“[T]he Supreme Court has dramatically tilted the legal system against the working people, paving the way for corporations to break workplace laws with impunity. … Every American needs to know that the Trump Administration sided not with the workers in this case, but with the corporations that want to strip away workers’ rights.”  The above Read More »

The Human Needs Report: Spending and budget work, immigration proposals, gun control measures, and more

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March 5, 2018

CHN just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress’s spending and budget work, immigration proposals, gun control measures, and much more. Click here for a PDF version.  Appropriations Work Continues as Congress Approaches March 23 Deadline Appropriators continued negotiations through the weekend to try to complete a Read More »

Human Needs Report: Advocates defeat ACA repeal bill, FY17 & FY18 spending work, Supreme Court confirmation and more

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April 3, 2017

CHN just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on what’s next for ACA repeal efforts, FY17 & FY18 budget and appropriations work, a Supreme Court confirmation vote and more. Click here for the full PDF of the Human Needs Report. Advocates’ Efforts Defeat ACA Repeal Bill Advocates celebrated Read More »

Human Needs Report: ACA Repeal bill, FY17 & 18 spending work, revised travel ban and more

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March 13, 2017

CHN just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, FY17 & FY18 budget and appropriations work, the revised travel ban, President Trump’s cabinet, worker protections under threat and the Supreme Court nominee. Click here for the full Read More »