Biden will sign executive order setting 2050 net-zero emissions target for federal government

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden will sign an executive order Wednesday directing the federal government to get to net-zero emissions by 2050, using the power of the federal purse to buy clean energy, purchase electric vehicles and make federal buildings more energy efficient.

Whitmer says Biden vaccine mandate ‘a problem for all of us’

This post was originally published on this siteMichigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) reportedly told business leaders President Biden’s coronavirus vaccine mandate was “a problem for all of us.”Whitmer made the comment during a meeting with business leaders in ​​Montcalm County, where she said she&…

Roger Stone becomes the latest to say he’d plead the Fifth to January 6 committee

This post was originally published on this siteRoger Stone, an ally of former President Donald Trump, has become the latest individual subpoenaed by the House select committee investigating January 6 to indicate he would plead the Fifth Amendment as a way to try and get out of cooperating with the panel.

Pressley introducing resolution to strip Boebert of committee assignments

This post was originally published on this siteProgressive Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts is introducing a resolution, cosigned by other progressives, that would strip Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of her committee assignments for her anti-Muslim and racist comments toward Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.

26 states plan to ban abortion in some form if the Supreme Court OKs Mississippi’s ban. Here’s who is most at risk.

This post was originally published on this siteWho will lose access to abortion if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade? Those who are low-income and nonwhite are expected to be most affected.     

Pfizer Says Vaccine Loses Effectiveness Against Omicron

This post was originally published on this sitePfizer and BioNTech said that a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine neutralized the Omicron variant in lab tests but that the two-dose regimen was significantly less effective at blocking the virus.

Pharmacies slammed with COVID-19 vaccine demand

This post was originally published on this siteRetail pharmacies are facing a high demand for COVID-19 vaccines amid desperation from customers for the shots ahead of the holidays and amid heightened anxiety over the omicron variant.Millions of Americans became eligible for a booster vaccine and…

With inflation spiking, will states and voters give grocery taxes a second look?

This post was originally published on this siteThirteen states have a tax on groceries, which tends to have a greater impact on people who make less money.     

Biden seizes the chance to make his next moves in the geopolitical chess match with China and Russia

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden this week has confronted escalating tensions with China and Russia, testing his ability to manage antagonistic leaders and forcing other countries to pick sides.

Charlottesville votes to give Robert E. Lee statue to Black heritage museum that will melt it down

Charlottesville votes to give Robert E. Lee statue to Black heritage museum that will melt it down

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