Biden seeks to revive workplace vaccine mandate

Biden seeks to revive workplace vaccine mandate

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration on Tuesday asked a federal court to reinstate a workplace vaccine mandate that was put on hold earlier this month. In court papers filed overnight, the administration urged a Cincinnati-based federal appeals court to…

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Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

This post was originally published on this siteTwo financial startups emerged as major players in Payroll Protection Program lending. Now Congress suspects fraud.     

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Fed Nominations Leave Questions Over Regulation

Fed Nominations Leave Questions Over Regulation

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden’s decision to reappoint Jerome Powell and elevate governor Lael Brainard signals continuity on monetary policy but leaves open questions on the direction the central bank will take in regulating Wall Street.

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Stop AOC Act would cease public funding for COVID-19 funerals, a cause championed by Alexandria…

Stop AOC Act would cease public funding for COVID-19 funerals, a cause championed by Alexandria…

This post was originally published on this siteStop AOC Act would cease public funding for COVID-19 funerals, a cause championed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO3) Ocasio-Cortez has yet to introduce a contrary bill aimed at lead sponsor Lauren Boebert called the Stop LOB Act. Context FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management...

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Administration expects 95% compliance with federal worker vaccine mandate

Administration expects 95% compliance with federal worker vaccine mandate

This post was originally published on this siteBiden required workers to receive at least one shot as of Monday, and the vast majority are already fully vaccinated.

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COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

This post was originally published on this siteCOVID19 has killed more people in 2021 than 2020, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows. Latest updates.     

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U.S. senators call for a national commission to probe the start of the pandemic

U.S. senators call for a national commission to probe the start of the pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Rachel Martin talks to GOP Sen. Roger Marshall and Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand about a bipartisan group pushing for a commission to investigate the origins and response to COVID-19.

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Today is the deadline for federal workers to be vaccinated

Today is the deadline for federal workers to be vaccinated

This post was originally published on this site The White House says no disruptions to government operations are expected from the mandate, which President Biden issued in September. Federal contractors have a January deadline. (Image credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteAn expert advisory committee to the CDC will meet Friday to discuss lifting restrictions on COVID booster shots to any adult who wants them. Updates.     

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Dos and don’ts for navigating political, COVID-themed conversations during the holidays

Dos and don’ts for navigating political, COVID-themed conversations during the holidays

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s that time of year when anxieties run rampant at the thought of engaging in a heated right-or-left political discussion over turkey and stuffing.     

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