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Buffy Wicks Turns Her Health History Into Legislation

In her short tenure as an elected official, California Assembly member Buffy Wicks hasn’t been shy about sharing her most intimate health care struggles with…

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Hochul proposes $2.1 billion increase for NY schools, extension of NYC mayoral control

Gov. Kathy Hochul proposed a $2.1 billion increase for the state’s public schools and called for a four-year extension of New York City’s mayoral control…

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Florida man pleads guilty in fraudulent COVID-19 testing scheme

A Florida man has pleaded guilty in the Southern District of Florida to a $6.9 million conspiracy to defraud Medicare. The scheme involved paying kickbacks…

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Beto O’Rourke announces $7.2 million in fundraising in first 46 days of campaign; Greg Abbott touts $18.9 million over last six months

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke raised $7.2 million in the first 46 days of his campaign, while Republican incumbent Greg Abbott raked in $18.9 million…

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For Texas children, COVID-19 hospitalizations are outpacing vaccinations

There’s a little list of things that Richmond, Texas, mom Vanessa Lui promised her daughter Zoe they could do after the third grader got her…

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California population bleed continues, new arrivals plummet amid pandemic

A new study published Wednesday finds California’s population drop is accelerating not so much because of people leaving but more so due to a sharp…

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Few Michigan districts require staff vaccines amid COVID spike

The Supreme Court struck down a Biden administration vaccine-or-test mandate, leaving vaccine requirements to states and districts. A spike in coronavirus cases is again causing…

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Probe of Texas National Guard border mission demanded over suicide attempts, abysmal conditions and delayed pay

Thirteen Democratic members of the Texas congressional delegation called Thursday for a sweeping inspector general investigation into Operation Lone Star, Gov. Greg Abbott’s highly touted…

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Louisiana federal judge blocks Biden’s Head Start vaccine mandate

A federal judge in the Western District of Louisiana has blocked another Biden administration COVID-19 vaccine mandate, this time affecting the Head Start program. Head…

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Republican legislators press on Newsom for water infrastructure funding

As California eyes a projected $31 billion budget surplus, Republican lawmakers are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to allocate funding to water infrastructure projects across the state….

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