SeattlePI: Former senior CDC official to run for Congress

By Joel Connelly, SeattlePI Until recently a senior official at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, marked for budget cuts by the Trump Administration, Hader is running as a Democrat for Congress in Washington’s 8th Congressional district. Hader, an Auburn native, is seeking the seat of Republican Rep. Dave Reichert, retiring after seven terms in Congress. Hader is …

Medium.com: I worked for CDC: the 7 “banned words” are just the beginning…

When I heard the recent news — that CDC experts have been banned or discouraged by the Trump administration from using key words, including “evidence-based” and “science-based,” in formal budget submissions to the White House and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) — I was horrified but not surprised. (Also on the banned list are “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” and “fetus.”) I’m a …