President Obama appointed Cobert as acting director of OPM on July 10, 2015. She came to OPM from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where she served as the deputy director for management and the U.S.
President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans have vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, promising to submit a replacement plan in “a couple of weeks.” Speaker of the House Paul Ryan also released a policy paper outlining proposals such as health care tax credits and increased health savings accounts.
Earlier this month, President Trump said, “We expect to be cutting a lot of Dodd-Frank.” As President Trump considers how to manage financial regulation, lessons can be learned from how federal agencies, including the U.S.
The battle against the recidivism of youthful offenders is one of Los Angeles County’s most difficult struggles. In 2015, The Los Angeles County Juvenile Probation Outcomes Study found that one-third of youth on probation from the county’s juvenile delinquency system are re-arrested within a year of their release.
Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J.
President Trump has signed an executive order to withdraw from the negotiating process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and has vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). These actions signal to foreign nations that the U.S. will have a very different outlook on trade under its new president.Amb.
Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States, will deliver an Up to the Minute Lecture about the ongoing Colombian peace process.
Amb. Pinzón has been Colombia’s Ambassador to the United States since Aug. 3, 2015.
John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs
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