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With Firefighters' Jobs Being Expanded During Pandemic, Federal Officials Outline Plan To Keep Them Funded

With Firefighters' Jobs Being Expanded During Pandemic, Federal Officials Outline Plan To Keep Them Funded

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf was in Fort Worth to talk about a plan to help cities afford to keep their firefighters as their jobs get tougher [...] Read full article: With Firefighters' Jobs Being Expanded D...→

With Firefighters' Jobs Being Expanded During Pandemic, Federal Officials Outline Plan To Keep Them Funded

With Firefighters' Jobs Being Expanded During Pandemic, Federal Officials Outline Plan To Keep Them Funded

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf was in Fort Worth to talk about a plan to help cities afford to keep their firefighters as their jobs get tougher [...] Read full article: With Firefighters' Jobs Being Expanded D...→

Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here Are Jobs Created by the Pandemic

Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here Are Jobs Created by the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has changed almost every facet of American life, from how we work to how we consume, and in so doing destroyed millions of jobs.  Yet [...] Read full article: Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here ...→

Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud... One [...]

Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud... One phone call cost a California resident $20,000 and their peace of mind – while [...] Read full article: Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbr...→

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

A federal judge slammed feds for thier “deliberate indifference” toward the health of ICE detainees amid the coronavirus pandemic, ordering COVID-19 testing fo [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘d...→

With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Drivers Being Forced To Settle For Lower Rates During Pandemic; 'It's Impossible To Survive'

With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Drivers Being Forced To Settle For Lower Rates During Pandemic; 'It's Impossible To Survive'

"We're out here doing the footwork, we're putting in miles on our trucks, maintenance, fuel. We can't survive on this. It's impossible to survive," trucker Cha [...] Read full article: With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Dr...→

Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of DACA recipients in critical jobs, daily life

Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of DACA recipients in critical jobs, daily life

This virus does not discriminate and will continue to ravage communities across the country if we fail to include everyone in the efforts to combat the pandemi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of ...→

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday called for state and federal rent cancellations for tenants struggling to pay their bills during the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: AOC wants state and federal rent cancell...→

Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue states and cities struggling under pandemic

Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue states and cities struggling under pandemic

State and local governments have pressed for the government to rescue them from what is quickly becoming a fiscal catastrophe. Read full article: Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue st...→

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Emergency calls remain a priority, but birthday parades have been gaining traction across North Texas. Read full article: Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthd...→

Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials moving forward with summer events

Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials moving forward with summer events

Island Lake officials hope they won't have to cancel the village's annual Independence Day parade and picnic because of the COVID-19 pandemic Read full article: Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials ...→

U.S. hospitals’ devastating March • FDA approves expanded use of AbbVie cancer drug • Lessons from 1918 pandemic

With arguably only two weeks of COVID-19 impact, March data from Chicago-based KaufmanHall shows hospitals around the country seeing huge drops in revenues and [...] Read full article: U.S. hospitals’ devastating March • FDA ...→

Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Spike In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Spike In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic

A recent Ipsos survey found that 32% of Americans have witnessed someone blaming people of Asian descent for the virus. Read full article: Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Ame...→

Career coach shares tips on applying for jobs during the pandemic

Career coach shares tips on applying for jobs during the pandemic

The Department of Labor has released new information showing that the unemployment rate in the United States has hit its highest percentage since the Great Dep [...] Read full article: Career coach shares tips on applying for...→

Advocates demand stronger federal action as nursing homes engulfed by pandemic

Advocates demand stronger federal action as nursing homes engulfed by pandemic

As authorities revealed the latest mass casualty event to strike an American nursing home amid the pandemic, advocates for the elderly decried an inadequate re [...] Read full article: Advocates demand stronger federal action...→

Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose Andres Urges Federal Action On Pandemic Food Relief

Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose Andres Urges Federal Action On Pandemic Food Relief

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The federal government needs to fully activate existing food security programs to help millions of Americans who are at risk of going [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose ...→

Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions Lose Jobs Amid Pandemic

Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions Lose Jobs Amid Pandemic

U.S. consumer confidence plunged in April as millions lost their jobs, with an index that monitors attitudes about current business and work conditions droppin [...] Read full article: Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions ...→

Federal watchdogs name top staffer to oversee pandemic response

Federal watchdogs name top staffer to oversee pandemic response

The committee tapped Robert Westbrooks, a veteran inspector general, as the committee's executive director. Read full article: Federal watchdogs name top staffer to ov...→

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

A federal judge who last year declared California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines unconstitutional has just halted another gun-control measure voted in by [...] Read full article: Federal judge links bullet-buying to cor...→

Federal officials announce new coronavirus rules for nursing homes to boost transparency

Federal officials announce new coronavirus rules for nursing homes to boost transparency

"As we reopen the United States, our surveillance effort around the virus will begin in nursing homes," one official said. Read full article: Federal officials announce new coronavir...→

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Officials Report New Coronavirus Death, 85 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Officials Report New Coronavirus Death, 85 New Confirmed Cases

Health officials in San Francisco Monday reported a new coronavirus death over the last 24 hours and 85 new confirmed cases among the city's residents. Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Offi...→

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene....
They  [...]

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene.... They [...]

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene.... They say at least eight people were injured, with two people in critical condition w [...] Read full article: Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 ...→

Oakland police suspend sex-offender registrations during coronavirus pandemic, officials say

Oakland police suspend sex-offender registrations during coronavirus pandemic, officials say

Due to the threat from the coronavirus, the Oakland Police Department has closed its registry unit where many of the city’s sex offenders are required to check [...] Read full article: Oakland police suspend sex-offender regi...→

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices unde

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices unde

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices under the Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: Federal and state officials are examinin...→

Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Since the coronavirus spread from a metropolis on the Yangtze River across the globe, hard-liners in both Washington and Beijing have accelerated efforts to de [...] Read full article: Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions...→

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

A late night decision from a U.S. district judge will allow hundreds of detainees to be released from South Florida detention centers over what they said was “ [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released ...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigration Officials Understating Extent of COVID Outbreak

Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigration Officials Understating Extent of COVID Outbreak

Detained migrants inside the Otay Mesa Detention Center say the federal government is underestimating the scope of the COVID-19 outbreak inside. As of April 28 [...] Read full article: Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigratio...→

Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast Nail Salon Owner Pleads Case To Pritzker That She Can Reopen Safely In COVID-19 Pandemic

Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast Nail Salon Owner Pleads Case To Pritzker That She Can Reopen Safely In COVID-19 Pandemic

A business owner denied financial help in the first round financial aid for small businesses shuttered by the COVID-19 pandemic, is hopeful she'll get help thi [...] Read full article: Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast...→

Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t justify additional federal aid to bail out states

Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t justify additional federal aid to bail out states

The federal government should not replace lost state revenue. Sending the same taxpayer dollar to Washington first just to send it back to the state to fill a [...] Read full article: Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doe...→

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

A federal judge on Thursday issued an order that allows presidential, vice presidential and U.S. Senate candidates for the Green and Libertarian Party on Illin [...] Read full article: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge al...→

Democrats seek law to let marijuana businesses access federal relief amid coronavirus pandemic

Democrats seek law to let marijuana businesses access federal relief amid coronavirus pandemic

Democratic congressmen proposed a legislative solution Thursday for marijuana businesses struggling to stay afloat due to the economic impact of the ongoing co [...] Read full article: Democrats seek law to let marijuana busi...→

Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here Are Jobs Created by the Pandemic

Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here Are Jobs Created by the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has changed almost every facet of American life, from how we work to how we consume, and in so doing destroyed millions of jobs.  Yet [...] Read full article: Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here ...→

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene....
They  [...]

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene.... They [...]

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene.... They say at least eight people were injured, with two people in critical condition w [...] Read full article: Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 ...→

Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Spike In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Spike In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic

A recent Ipsos survey found that 32% of Americans have witnessed someone blaming people of Asian descent for the virus. Read full article: Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Ame...→

Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud... One [...]

Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud... One phone call cost a California resident $20,000 and their peace of mind – while [...] Read full article: Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbr...→

With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Drivers Being Forced To Settle For Lower Rates During Pandemic; 'It's Impossible To Survive'

With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Drivers Being Forced To Settle For Lower Rates During Pandemic; 'It's Impossible To Survive'

"We're out here doing the footwork, we're putting in miles on our trucks, maintenance, fuel. We can't survive on this. It's impossible to survive," trucker Cha [...] Read full article: With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Dr...→

Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Since the coronavirus spread from a metropolis on the Yangtze River across the globe, hard-liners in both Washington and Beijing have accelerated efforts to de [...] Read full article: Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday called for state and federal rent cancellations for tenants struggling to pay their bills during the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: AOC wants state and federal rent cancell...→

Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast Nail Salon Owner Pleads Case To Pritzker That She Can Reopen Safely In COVID-19 Pandemic

Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast Nail Salon Owner Pleads Case To Pritzker That She Can Reopen Safely In COVID-19 Pandemic

A business owner denied financial help in the first round financial aid for small businesses shuttered by the COVID-19 pandemic, is hopeful she'll get help thi [...] Read full article: Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast...→

Federal watchdogs name top staffer to oversee pandemic response

Federal watchdogs name top staffer to oversee pandemic response

The committee tapped Robert Westbrooks, a veteran inspector general, as the committee's executive director. Read full article: Federal watchdogs name top staffer to ov...→

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Emergency calls remain a priority, but birthday parades have been gaining traction across North Texas. Read full article: Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthd...→

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

A federal judge on Thursday issued an order that allows presidential, vice presidential and U.S. Senate candidates for the Green and Libertarian Party on Illin [...] Read full article: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge al...→

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

A federal judge who last year declared California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines unconstitutional has just halted another gun-control measure voted in by [...] Read full article: Federal judge links bullet-buying to cor...→

U.S. hospitals’ devastating March • FDA approves expanded use of AbbVie cancer drug • Lessons from 1918 pandemic

With arguably only two weeks of COVID-19 impact, March data from Chicago-based KaufmanHall shows hospitals around the country seeing huge drops in revenues and [...] Read full article: U.S. hospitals’ devastating March • FDA ...→

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Officials Report New Coronavirus Death, 85 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Officials Report New Coronavirus Death, 85 New Confirmed Cases

Health officials in San Francisco Monday reported a new coronavirus death over the last 24 hours and 85 new confirmed cases among the city's residents. Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Offi...→

Oakland police suspend sex-offender registrations during coronavirus pandemic, officials say

Oakland police suspend sex-offender registrations during coronavirus pandemic, officials say

Due to the threat from the coronavirus, the Oakland Police Department has closed its registry unit where many of the city’s sex offenders are required to check [...] Read full article: Oakland police suspend sex-offender regi...→

Career coach shares tips on applying for jobs during the pandemic

Career coach shares tips on applying for jobs during the pandemic

The Department of Labor has released new information showing that the unemployment rate in the United States has hit its highest percentage since the Great Dep [...] Read full article: Career coach shares tips on applying for...→

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

A federal judge slammed feds for thier “deliberate indifference” toward the health of ICE detainees amid the coronavirus pandemic, ordering COVID-19 testing fo [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘d...→

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices unde

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices unde

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices under the Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: Federal and state officials are examinin...→

Advocates demand stronger federal action as nursing homes engulfed by pandemic

Advocates demand stronger federal action as nursing homes engulfed by pandemic

As authorities revealed the latest mass casualty event to strike an American nursing home amid the pandemic, advocates for the elderly decried an inadequate re [...] Read full article: Advocates demand stronger federal action...→

Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of DACA recipients in critical jobs, daily life

Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of DACA recipients in critical jobs, daily life

This virus does not discriminate and will continue to ravage communities across the country if we fail to include everyone in the efforts to combat the pandemi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of ...→

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

A late night decision from a U.S. district judge will allow hundreds of detainees to be released from South Florida detention centers over what they said was “ [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released ...→

Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose Andres Urges Federal Action On Pandemic Food Relief

Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose Andres Urges Federal Action On Pandemic Food Relief

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The federal government needs to fully activate existing food security programs to help millions of Americans who are at risk of going [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose ...→

Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigration Officials Understating Extent of COVID Outbreak

Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigration Officials Understating Extent of COVID Outbreak

Detained migrants inside the Otay Mesa Detention Center say the federal government is underestimating the scope of the COVID-19 outbreak inside. As of April 28 [...] Read full article: Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigratio...→

Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions Lose Jobs Amid Pandemic

Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions Lose Jobs Amid Pandemic

U.S. consumer confidence plunged in April as millions lost their jobs, with an index that monitors attitudes about current business and work conditions droppin [...] Read full article: Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions ...→

Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue states and cities struggling under pandemic

Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue states and cities struggling under pandemic

State and local governments have pressed for the government to rescue them from what is quickly becoming a fiscal catastrophe. Read full article: Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue st...→

Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t justify additional federal aid to bail out states

Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t justify additional federal aid to bail out states

The federal government should not replace lost state revenue. Sending the same taxpayer dollar to Washington first just to send it back to the state to fill a [...] Read full article: Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doe...→

Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials moving forward with summer events

Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials moving forward with summer events

Island Lake officials hope they won't have to cancel the village's annual Independence Day parade and picnic because of the COVID-19 pandemic Read full article: Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials ...→

Democrats seek law to let marijuana businesses access federal relief amid coronavirus pandemic

Democrats seek law to let marijuana businesses access federal relief amid coronavirus pandemic

Democratic congressmen proposed a legislative solution Thursday for marijuana businesses struggling to stay afloat due to the economic impact of the ongoing co [...] Read full article: Democrats seek law to let marijuana busi...→

Federal officials announce new coronavirus rules for nursing homes to boost transparency

Federal officials announce new coronavirus rules for nursing homes to boost transparency

"As we reopen the United States, our surveillance effort around the virus will begin in nursing homes," one official said. Read full article: Federal officials announce new coronavir...→

Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here Are Jobs Created by the Pandemic

Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here Are Jobs Created by the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has changed almost every facet of American life, from how we work to how we consume, and in so doing destroyed millions of jobs.  Yet [...] Read full article: Want to Be a Temperature Screener? Here ...→

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene....
They  [...]

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene.... They [...]

Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 firefighters were on the scene.... They say at least eight people were injured, with two people in critical condition w [...] Read full article: Fire officials say 12 FDNY units and 60 ...→

Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Spike In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans Spike In Wake Of Coronavirus Pandemic

A recent Ipsos survey found that 32% of Americans have witnessed someone blaming people of Asian descent for the virus. Read full article: Officials: Hate Crimes Against Asian Ame...→

Oakland police suspend sex-offender registrations during coronavirus pandemic, officials say

Oakland police suspend sex-offender registrations during coronavirus pandemic, officials say

Due to the threat from the coronavirus, the Oakland Police Department has closed its registry unit where many of the city’s sex offenders are required to check [...] Read full article: Oakland police suspend sex-offender regi...→

Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud... One [...]

Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbreak has unleashed a wave of fraud... One phone call cost a California resident $20,000 and their peace of mind – while [...] Read full article: Federal officials say the COVID-19 outbr...→

Career coach shares tips on applying for jobs during the pandemic

Career coach shares tips on applying for jobs during the pandemic

The Department of Labor has released new information showing that the unemployment rate in the United States has hit its highest percentage since the Great Dep [...] Read full article: Career coach shares tips on applying for...→

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘deliberate indifference’ regarding ICE detainees amid pandemic

A federal judge slammed feds for thier “deliberate indifference” toward the health of ICE detainees amid the coronavirus pandemic, ordering COVID-19 testing fo [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams sheriff, feds for ‘d...→

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices unde

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices unde

Federal and state officials are examining the bank's lending practices under the Paycheck Protection Program. Read full article: Federal and state officials are examinin...→

With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Drivers Being Forced To Settle For Lower Rates During Pandemic; 'It's Impossible To Survive'

With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Drivers Being Forced To Settle For Lower Rates During Pandemic; 'It's Impossible To Survive'

"We're out here doing the footwork, we're putting in miles on our trucks, maintenance, fuel. We can't survive on this. It's impossible to survive," trucker Cha [...] Read full article: With Truckers Bidding For Fewer Jobs, Dr...→

Advocates demand stronger federal action as nursing homes engulfed by pandemic

Advocates demand stronger federal action as nursing homes engulfed by pandemic

As authorities revealed the latest mass casualty event to strike an American nursing home amid the pandemic, advocates for the elderly decried an inadequate re [...] Read full article: Advocates demand stronger federal action...→

Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions on China During Pandemic

Since the coronavirus spread from a metropolis on the Yangtze River across the globe, hard-liners in both Washington and Beijing have accelerated efforts to de [...] Read full article: Some Trump Officials Take Harder Actions...→

Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of DACA recipients in critical jobs, daily life

Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of DACA recipients in critical jobs, daily life

This virus does not discriminate and will continue to ravage communities across the country if we fail to include everyone in the efforts to combat the pandemi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic highlights role of ...→

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released From South Florida Facilities Over Pandemic Conditions

A late night decision from a U.S. district judge will allow hundreds of detainees to be released from South Florida detention centers over what they said was “ [...] Read full article: Federal Judge Orders Detainees Released ...→

Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose Andres Urges Federal Action On Pandemic Food Relief

Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose Andres Urges Federal Action On Pandemic Food Relief

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The federal government needs to fully activate existing food security programs to help millions of Americans who are at risk of going [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Celebrity Chef Jose ...→

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Full list of federal inmates in Boston seeking release during coronavirus pandemic

Here is the full list of federal defendants, both convicted and awaiting next steps, who are in prison and are seeking release due to the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Full list of federal inmates in Boston s...→

Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigration Officials Understating Extent of COVID Outbreak

Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigration Officials Understating Extent of COVID Outbreak

Detained migrants inside the Otay Mesa Detention Center say the federal government is underestimating the scope of the COVID-19 outbreak inside. As of April 28 [...] Read full article: Detained Migrants Say Federal Immigratio...→

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

AOC wants state and federal rent cancellations amid coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday called for state and federal rent cancellations for tenants struggling to pay their bills during the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: AOC wants state and federal rent cancell...→

Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions Lose Jobs Amid Pandemic

Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions Lose Jobs Amid Pandemic

U.S. consumer confidence plunged in April as millions lost their jobs, with an index that monitors attitudes about current business and work conditions droppin [...] Read full article: Consumer Confidence Plunges as Millions ...→

Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast Nail Salon Owner Pleads Case To Pritzker That She Can Reopen Safely In COVID-19 Pandemic

Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast Nail Salon Owner Pleads Case To Pritzker That She Can Reopen Safely In COVID-19 Pandemic

A business owner denied financial help in the first round financial aid for small businesses shuttered by the COVID-19 pandemic, is hopeful she'll get help thi [...] Read full article: Shut Out Of Federal Lifeline, Gold Coast...→

Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue states and cities struggling under pandemic

Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue states and cities struggling under pandemic

State and local governments have pressed for the government to rescue them from what is quickly becoming a fiscal catastrophe. Read full article: Trump: Federal govt. shouldn't rescue st...→

Federal watchdogs name top staffer to oversee pandemic response

Federal watchdogs name top staffer to oversee pandemic response

The committee tapped Robert Westbrooks, a veteran inspector general, as the committee's executive director. Read full article: Federal watchdogs name top staffer to ov...→

Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t justify additional federal aid to bail out states

Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t justify additional federal aid to bail out states

The federal government should not replace lost state revenue. Sending the same taxpayer dollar to Washington first just to send it back to the state to fill a [...] Read full article: Rep. Ron Estes: Coronavirus pandemic doe...→

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Emergency calls remain a priority, but birthday parades have been gaining traction across North Texas. Read full article: Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthd...→

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge allows Green and Libertarian Party presidential and U.S. Senate candidates on November ballot without having to gather signatures

A federal judge on Thursday issued an order that allows presidential, vice presidential and U.S. Senate candidates for the Green and Libertarian Party on Illin [...] Read full article: Amid COVID-19 pandemic, federal judge al...→

Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials moving forward with summer events

Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials moving forward with summer events

Island Lake officials hope they won't have to cancel the village's annual Independence Day parade and picnic because of the COVID-19 pandemic Read full article: Despite pandemic, Island Lake officials ...→

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

Federal judge links bullet-buying to coronavirus pandemic, ices California ammo background checks

A federal judge who last year declared California’s ban on high-capacity gun magazines unconstitutional has just halted another gun-control measure voted in by [...] Read full article: Federal judge links bullet-buying to cor...→

Democrats seek law to let marijuana businesses access federal relief amid coronavirus pandemic

Democrats seek law to let marijuana businesses access federal relief amid coronavirus pandemic

Democratic congressmen proposed a legislative solution Thursday for marijuana businesses struggling to stay afloat due to the economic impact of the ongoing co [...] Read full article: Democrats seek law to let marijuana busi...→

U.S. hospitals’ devastating March • FDA approves expanded use of AbbVie cancer drug • Lessons from 1918 pandemic

With arguably only two weeks of COVID-19 impact, March data from Chicago-based KaufmanHall shows hospitals around the country seeing huge drops in revenues and [...] Read full article: U.S. hospitals’ devastating March • FDA ...→

Federal officials announce new coronavirus rules for nursing homes to boost transparency

Federal officials announce new coronavirus rules for nursing homes to boost transparency

"As we reopen the United States, our surveillance effort around the virus will begin in nursing homes," one official said. Read full article: Federal officials announce new coronavir...→

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Officials Report New Coronavirus Death, 85 New Confirmed Cases

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Officials Report New Coronavirus Death, 85 New Confirmed Cases

Health officials in San Francisco Monday reported a new coronavirus death over the last 24 hours and 85 new confirmed cases among the city's residents. Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Offi...→