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Google and Facebook among the companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

Google and Facebook among the companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for employees


July 29, 2021    Staff

Google is postponing a return to the office for most workers until mid-October, instead of its previous target date of Sept. 1.  The company plans to mandate a policy that will require employees to be vaccinated in

Senate advances bipartisan infrastructure deal

Senate advances bipartisan infrastructure deal


July 29, 2021    Staff

Hours after bipartisan Senate negotiators reached a deal on an infrastructure package on Wednesday, the chamber voted to advance it, with a final vote on the bill expected shortly. The procedural motion was approved 67-32, with 17

CDC changes mask guidance for those vaccinated, urging mask wearing indoors and in areas with high risk of virus transmission

CDC changes mask guidance for those vaccinated, urging mask wearing indoors and in areas with high risk of virus transmission


July 28, 2021    Staff

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its guidance on mask wearing. In a reversal of its earlier position, on Tuesday the agency recommended that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors, if they live in

Capitol police officers give testimony about defending the Capitol on Jan. 6

Capitol police officers give testimony about defending the Capitol on Jan. 6


July 28, 2021    Staff

On Tuesday, the Capitol police officers who were injured while fighting off rioters during the Jan. 6 attack described to the House select committee what it was like on the front lines. The hearing was the first

Department of Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccine for medical employees

Department of Veterans Affairs mandates COVID-19 vaccine for medical employees


July 27, 2021    Staff

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs announced on Monday that it will mandate COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare personnel. The VA secretary said in an announcement the mandate applies to Title 38 VA healthcare personnel, such as physicians,