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Tag Archives: Jen Psaki

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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Federal Government Will Not Mandate Vaccine Passports

Chief Medical Adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said that the federal government will not mandate vaccine passports. “I doubt that the federal government will be the main mover of a vaccine passport concept,” Dr. Fauci said. “They may be involved in making sure things are done fairly and equitably, but I …

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Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Lifts COVID-19 Mask Mandate

Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is lifting the state’s mask mandate despite President Joe Biden’s plea not to relax on safety measures. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky supported President Biden’s pleas with data. “We made our decision in Arkansas based upon the criteria we set,” the governor said. “This is …

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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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