Infrastructure Proposal Includes $5 Billion For Violence Prevention Programs

President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure initiative, the “American Jobs Plan,” includes a $5 billion investment towards community-based violence prevention programs. “The crisis on gun violence has destroyed Black and Brown communities for decades. Our pain, our trauma and our lives have been lost for too long without action,” the Community …

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The CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People May Travel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that fully vaccinated people are at a lower risk of contracting the virus while traveling. The CDC also advises that fully vaccinated individuals be cautious as the number of cases around the world rise. “The science shows us that getting fully vaccinated …

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Texas Senate Moves Forward With Bill That Restricts Voting

Texas is moving closer to passing Senate Bill 7. The bill will prohibit drive-thru voting, limit early voting hours, and make it illegal for elected officials to send applications to vote by mail. Voting rights activists are calling the bill suppressive. “Make no mistake, Senate Bill 7 will disproportionately restrict …

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13 State AGs Sue Biden Administration Over Covid Relief Bill

13 Republican state attorneys general are suing the Biden administration over a provision in the $1.9 trillion relief bill. The provision prohibits states from using federal aid to offset tax cuts. “Never before has the federal government attempted such a complete takeover of state finances,” Patrick Morrisey, West Virginia Attorney …

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