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Mar 03 2021
Community pharmacies say they can play a critical role in COVID-19 vaccine rollout, but they are not receiving as much vaccine proportionately as the pharmaceutical giants.
According to USA Today, one in three of the nation’s 60,000 pharmacies is family owned. They are in a unique position to help local communities that are socially vulnerable, say supporters, and have already earnedNewsmax (News)
Oct 07 2021
On Wednesday evening, the Los Angeles City Council voted 11–2 to approve a new ordinance forcing local businesses and venues to demand that patrons provide proof they've been vaccinated for COVID-19.
People who want to eat dinner in a restaurant, see a movie, get their hair styled, or spend any significant amount of time inside an indoor business will be required to provideReason
Jun 02 2022
Federal funds intended to be used for pandemic relief efforts were used instead to pad the paychecks of government employees from coast to coast.
In San Diego, California, for example, some 9,595 county workers were awarded bonuses funded with more than $27 million in federal COVID aid, according to a Treasury Department program set up to track the $350 billion in pandemic fundsReason
May 21 2013
The state of the union today is uneasy, at best.The Weekly Standard
May 06 2022
The number of people working for government in the United States grew by 22,000 in April, according to the employment report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In March, there were 22,267,000 people employed by government in this country. In April, that grew to 22,189,000.
This growth in government employment was driven by hiring at the state and local level, whileCNSNews.com
May 27 2020
Live music was an early casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, and independent venues across the country are especially at risk as the crisis drags on.
Why it matters: These venues are accessible cultural spaces and key economic drivers, and no one in the industry, from bands to bookers to bartenders, knows when things will return to normal.
The state of play: More than 1,200Axios
Apr 22 2022
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a measure into law on Friday evening that dissolves Walt Disney World’s special governing power in the state after the company announced public opposition to a new parental rights law in the state.
At the bill signing ceremony, DeSantis said Disney lied about the content of the state's new "Parental Rights in Education" law, and he viewed the company’sFox News (Online News)
Jan 29 2020
ELLICOT CITY, Md. (AP) — As they try to address stubborn school segregation, many of the nation’s school districts confront a familiar obstacle: resistance from affluent, well-organized and mostly white parents to changes affecting their children’s classrooms.
From New York City to Richmond, Virginia, sweeping proposals to ease inequities have been scaled back or canceled afterAssociated Press
Mar 03 2021
Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools. Yet in almost every case, sponsors cannot cite a single instance in their own state or region where such participation has caused problems.
The Associated Press reached out to two dozen state lawmakers sponsoring such measuresAssociated Press Politics & Fact Check