Texas governor’s ban on mask mandates in schools blocked; mandates drive up vaccinations at colleges: COVID-19 updates

Texas governor’s ban on mask mandates in schools blocked; mandates drive up vaccinations at colleges: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteColleges that adopted COVID vaccine mandates this fall have seen widespread compliance. Texas ban on mask mandates in schools blocked. More updates.     

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Stop COVID Bonuses for Elected Officials Act would ban local or state leaders from giving…

Stop COVID Bonuses for Elected Officials Act would ban local or state leaders from giving…

This post was originally published on this siteStop COVID Bonuses for Elected Officials Act would ban local or state leaders from giving themselves bonuses with March’s COVID-19 relief money Rep. John Moolenaar (R-MI4) This would stop politicians from declaring, “I’ve evaluated my performance review and decided I’ve done a terrific job.” Context...

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Toyota planning January return to US headquarters in Texas without vaccine mandate: report

Toyota planning January return to US headquarters in Texas without vaccine mandate: report

This post was originally published on this siteToyota is planning to return to its US headquarters in Plano, Texas, in January without a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, The Dallas Morning News reported. The decision comes less than a week after the Biden administration published a…

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Rep. Paul Gosar’s AOC Anime Video Is Protected by the First Amendment

Rep. Paul Gosar’s AOC Anime Video Is Protected by the First Amendment

This post was originally published on this site  Earlier this week, Rep. Paul Gosar (R–Ariz.) tweeted a parody anime video—a seemingly original take on the opening credits of the Attack on Titan series—that depicted a cartoon character with Gosar’s actual face attacking and killing a monster with the face of Rep....

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Businesses left in limbo on COVID-19 mandate

Businesses left in limbo on COVID-19 mandate

This post was originally published on this siteBusinesses are in limbo after a federal court halted the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for private employers.  Employers are preparing to enforce the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) rule, which would…

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Nearly 1 million kids ages 5-11 will have their first COVID shots by the end of today

Nearly 1 million kids ages 5-11 will have their first COVID shots by the end of today

This post was originally published on this site About 3% of children in the age group authorized last week to get a low-dose vaccine will have their first shots by Wednesday, according to the White House. (Image credit: Jae C. Hong/AP)

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DOJ asks court to lift order blocking vaccine rules

DOJ asks court to lift order blocking vaccine rules

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration in a filing late Monday said it has the legal authority to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or tests for larger companies, and that the GOP states and businesses challenging the law have not shown their claims will outweigh the…

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More than 360,000 children under 12 have been vaccinated: CDC data

More than 360,000 children under 12 have been vaccinated: CDC data

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 360,000 children under age 12 have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, as the country scales up pediatric vaccinations.The preliminary data as of Monday…

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Federal lawyers say vaccine rule should remain while cases play out in court: COVID-19 updates

Federal lawyers say vaccine rule should remain while cases play out in court: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration wants the vaccine mandate for private employers to stay in place while challenges play out in court; more COVID-19 updates.     

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Semiconductor Industry Isn’t Spending Big on Scarce Old-Tech Chips

Semiconductor Industry Isn’t Spending Big on Scarce Old-Tech Chips

This post was originally published on this siteLess than $1 of every $6 being invested is earmarked for the so-called legacy chips that are facing the longest backlogs right now.

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