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Landlords File Lawsuit To Block New CDC Eviction Moratorium

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A group of landlords are challenging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new temporary eviction moratorium, calling the Biden administration’s action “nakedly political” and “unlawful” in a lawsuit filed in federal court. “[T]he CDC caved to the political pressure by extending the moratorium, without providing any legal basis,” the …

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How Cori Bush’s protest led to a new eviction moratorium

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The CDC’s new moratorium doesn’t cover the entire nation, but it offers relief for tenants and reduces the potential for COVID transmission in some communities. Candice Norwood Originally published by The 19th For days, Rep. Cori Bush demanded that President Joe Biden and lawmakers in Congress move to reinstate a …

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US Finally Hits Biden’s 70% Covid Vaccination Goal

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The United States on Monday hit President Joe Biden‘s goal of administering at least one dose of a Covid vaccine to 70% of adults almost a month late, as the newest wave of infections pushed hospitalizations to levels seen last summer. Biden’s administration had initially targeted July 4 to reach …

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Democrats Are Scrambling To Reinstate Eviction Moratorium

Cori Bush

Democrats are looking to reinstate the now expired eviction moratorium to avoid a public health emergency. The federal eviction moratorium expired on July 31, 2021. Last week, two days before the eviction moratorium expired, President Joe Biden asked Congress to extend the suspension, which protects renters from being evicted for …

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Millions Of Americans Risk Eviction As Virus Cases Spike

Millions of Americans could soon find themselves homeless, as a nationwide ban on evictions expired on Saturday against a backdrop of surging coronavirus cases and political fingerpointing. With billions in government funds meant to help renters still untapped, President Joe Biden last week urged Congress to extend the 11-month-old moratorium …

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Florida Daily COVID-19 Cases Hit Record On Saturday

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Saturday, the state of Florida reported more new COVID-19 cases to the Centers for Disease Control than any previous day in the coronavirus pandemic: 21,683. That’s a 12.1% jump over the previous record, Jan. 7’s 19,334 cases during the worst month of the pandemic. Daily case counts routinely surpassed 10,000 …

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The US House of Representatives Reinstates Mask Mandate

The US House reinstated its mask mandate after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced its new guidelines for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. “For all House Office Buildings, the Hall of the House, and House Committee Meeting, wearing of a well-fitted, medical-grade, filtration face mask is required when …

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US To Keep International Travel Restrictions In Place

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The White House announced on Monday that International travel restrictions would not be lifted due to the rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant worldwide. While the Biden administration recognizes the importance of international travel, COVID-19 cases are rising in the United States, and that’s likely to continue in …

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Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccine for medical employees

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The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs will mandate COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare personnel, the VA secretary announced Monday. The mandate applies to Title 38 VA healthcare personnel, such as physicians, nurses, dentists, and chiropractors, “who work in Veterans Health Administration facilities, visit VHA facilities or provide direct care to those …

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Federal Court Deems CDC Eviction Moratorium Unlawful

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The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) exceeded their authority when they temporarily suspended evictions. In a unanimous ruling, a three-judge panel of the Cincinnati-based 6th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court that the agency …

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