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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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Increased Unemployment Benefits To End In Republican-Led States

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Republican-led states are ending increased unemployment benefits. West Virginia and Alaska are the latest states to end the supplemental unemployment benefits provided by the federal government. Officials in GOP-led states claim the $300 increased benefits are a disincentive for people to return to work, leading to workforce shortages as businesses …

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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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CDC Will Release New Guidelines For Reopening Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will release new guidelines for reopening schools on Friday. The National Education Association surveyed 3,305 of its members and found 82% have not received the COVID-19 vaccine. According to CNN, CDC’s key strategies for reopening schools include hand washing, masking, social distancing, cleaning …

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