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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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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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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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