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Duckworth, Pressley Pushes For Paid Leave For Pregnancy Loss

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Senator Tammy Duckworth and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley introduced legislation to raise awareness about pregnancy loss and establish new paid leave benefits for workers experiencing painful challenges while seeking to grow their families. The Support Through Loss Act would support those experiencing the loss of a pregnancy or other challenges starting …

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Biden ramps up vaccination drive with new initiatives

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President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced plans for new vaccination initiatives to get more Americans vaccinated against the novel coronavirus after his administration missed a July 4 vaccination goal. Biden delivered remarks on the United States’ vaccination efforts at the South Court Auditorium after receiving the latest briefing from members …

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Trump Wanted To Send COVID Infected Americans To Guantanamo Bay

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According to a new book, former President Donald Trump reportedly suggested sending Americans infected with COVID-19 to Guantanamo Bay. Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta’s new book “Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History” share details about former President Donald Trump’s administration’s response to the pandemic. …

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CDC Director Urges Parents To Get Teenagers Vaccinated

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is urging parents to get their teenagers vaccinated because of the rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in March and April. “I am deeply concerned by the numbers of hospitalized adolescents and saddened to see the numbers of adolescents who require treatment in …

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Inside President Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Proposal

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President Joe Biden has proposed funding infrastructure, free pre-K, and community college in his $6 trillion budget for next year paid for by raising taxes on the wealthy. Biden’s American Jobs Plan to rescue the economy from the COVID-19 pandemic and “build it back better,” creating millions of jobs by …

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CDC Updates Mask Guidelines For Summer Camps

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Friday new mask guidelines for that summer camps. The CDC said staff and campers who are fully vaccinated don’t need to wear masks, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, territorial regulations or if it is a business or workplace policy. …

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