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With Excess National Supply, Exchanges Will Allow U.S. Hospitals to Continue Meeting Ventilator Demand

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government has worked tirelessly to “bend the curve” and prevent healthcare utilization from exceeding the healthcare system’s capacity. Given ventilators’ life-saving role, it is important that demand stay below supply so that no...

Senator Hawley Announces Bill to Hold Chinese Communist Party Responsible for COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced the Justice for Victims of COVID-19 Act to hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) responsible for causing the COVID-19 global pandemic. The bill would strip China of its sovereign immunity and create a...

America’s US Meat Supply Threatened As JBS USA Announces Indefinite Closure of Worthington Pork Facility

April 20, 2020 JBS USA announced the indefinite closure of the Worthington, Minn., pork production facility. The facility employs more than 2,000 Nobles County team members and processes 20,000 hogs per day. “We don’t make this decision lightly,” said Bob Krebs,...

Pelosi Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day

APRIL 21, 2020  Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Holocaust Remembrance Day is an opportunity to pause and honor the six million Jews murdered and countless other men, women and children silenced...

USDA Observes the 10 Year Anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Today marks 10 years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. USDA, through its Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and U.S. Forest Service, worked alongside other federal agencies to respond to this disaster and supported the Gulf of Mexico region in its prevention,...

Sanders, Warner, Jones and Blumenthal Unveil Sweeping Policy to Guarantee Workers’ Paychecks

Saturday, April 18, 2020  WASHINGTON, April 18 – Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) unveiled a proposal to establish the Paycheck Security Act, a program to cover the wages and benefits of employees of...

LCV ACTION FUND ENDORSES JOE BIDEN FOR PRESIDENT

League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund Endorses Joe Biden Today, ahead of Earth Day, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, the federal political action committee of LCV that works to elect leaders committed to solving the climate...

Is the US Reopening Too Soon?

Opinion A very popular debate recently is when to reopen the US. Some people are questioning if a quarantine was even necessary and some think we should remain indoors for much longer to ensure that we have a fair shot at ridding...

President Donald J. Trump Announces Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

President Donald Trump gave governors a road map Thursday for recovering from the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re starting our life again,” Trump said during his daily press briefing. “We’re starting rejuvenation of our economy again. This is...

Midwest Governors Announce Partnership to Reopen Regional Economy

April 16, 2020  Midwest Governors Announce Partnership to Reopen Regional Economy  LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governors Gretchen Whitmer (MI), Mike DeWine (OH), Tony Evers (WI), Tim Walz (MN), JB Pritzker (IL), Eric Holcomb (IN), and Andy Beshear (KY) announced that they will work in close coordination to reopen the...
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Minneapolis: Outlaw City

As of right now, Minneapolis officials are looking to listen to the cries of their protestors. The streets have...
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