Birth Control Rollback, Amazon HQ2 Pursuit, Ken Hersh: Monday's Business Briefing

THE BIG STORYLawmakers, businesses react to rollback of Obamacare birth control mandateAfter the Trump administration dialed back a controversial mandate in the Affordable Care Act that required companies to cover birth control in their health plans, Texas lawmakers had strong reactions and businesses are seeking clarity on what it all means.In Washington, the responses came along party lines, with Republicans praising the ban as a victory and Democrats lamenting the consequences for women dependent on company-provided birth control.Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted his support for the motion. "Today the administration ended a policy that was repugnant to our country's tradition of religious freedom," he wrote.But Democrats and health policy analysts came out swinging against the revision.-Sabriya Rice and Caroline KellyPlus: Find more on health care in D-FW  Continue reading...

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