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10/21/2021 Comment: Some airlines losing nerve on vaccine mandate By Timothy L. O‚AoBrien / Bloomberg OpinionCoronavirus vaccine mandates are only as good as the people enforcing them.And it seems the executives running Southwest Airlines Co. and American Airlines Inc. could use more backbone. For inspiration, they can look to United Airlines Inc.‚Aos managers, or to mayors, governors and college presidents around the country.Last week, Southwest and American gamely pushed back against Republican Texas Gov. Greg ...
10/16/2021 Gov Abbott, DeSantis Compete for National Limelight... ... It only took a few hours for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to deliver his rejoinder this week to Texas Governor Greg Abbott. On Monday evening, Abbott had used his executive powers to ban employers from ... policies. Hard-line approaches like curtailing school rules aimed at coronavirus safety are losers in polls, but rules framed as expanding ‚Aufreedom‚Au serve as an extension of Trump‚Aos fire-up-the-base strategy ...
10/14/2021 Jim Jordan Makes His Move to Be the Most Batshit Anti-Vaxxer of All Yahoo News Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan has seen Greg Abbott‚Aos insane coronavirus vaccine mandate ban and raised the Texas governor seven more deadly diseases, tweeting that ‚AuOhio should ban all vaccine mandates.‚AuIt‚Aos disturbing but not surprising that when the Republican Party is having a race to the bottom, someone‚Aos going to scrape it. It‚Aos no surprise at ...
10/13/2021 United unpaid leave plans for staff exempted from vaccine temporarily blocked by Texas judge ... coronavirus .Six United workers who requested religious and/or medical exemptions have file a lawsuit last month against the company in an attempt to stay on the payroll, CNN notes .Of note: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued a sweeping executive order on Monday banning vaccine mandates by any "entity," including private employers.Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, both based in Texas, still plan to require employees to get vaccinated ...
10/13/2021 Southwest and American Airlines WILL require staff to get Covid shot despite ... ... Greg Abbott barring COVID-19 vaccine mandates by any entity, including private employers. Southwest said it 'would be expected to comply with the President's Order to remain compliant as a federal contractor.' American Airlines said while it was reviewing Abbott's executive order, 'this does not change anything' for the company. The airline said Tuesday that they would require their employees to be fully vaccinated by December 8 ...
10/12/2021 10 things you need to know today: October 12, 2021 The Week 10 things you need to know today: October 12, 2021 Texas governor orders businesses not to require vaccinations, 2 die as plane crashes in California neighborhood, and more Texas governor orders businesses not to mandate vaccinations Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday issued an executive order barring any entity in the state, including private businesses, from mandating coronavirus vaccinations for employees or customers. In August, Abbott ordered Texas government ...
10/12/2021 Gov. Abbott orders ‚Äòno entity in Texas‚Äô can mandate COVID-19 vaccines for employees AUSTIN (KXAN) ‚Ai Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday stopping any entity in the state from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations of their employees or consumers. [LATEST ON CORONAVIRUS: Updates on COVID-19 in Austin, Texas, the United States and the world] We know Texans are feeling the impact of the coronavirus in ways unlike any crisis in the state‚Aos history. That‚Aos why our investigators want ...
10/12/2021 Texas governor orders ban on private company vaccine mandate ... Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. The move comes as the Biden administration is set to issue rules requiring employers with more than 100 workers to be vaccinated or test weekly for the coronavirus. Several major companies, including Texas-based American ...
10/11/2021 Federal lawsuit over mask mandate ban in schools has its hearing A big case with potential national implications .School district leaders should have the right to make decisions about mask mandates based on the needs of their students and local coronavirus spread data, attorneys argued Wednesday in federal court.Lawyers with Disability Rights Texas, who [filed the first federal lawsuit over the ban in mid-August] , allege that Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos prohibition on mask mandates puts students with disabilities at ...
10/7/2021 Masking at a Texas School: Federal Judges Hear Discussion ... students live in central Texas. Austin, Texas ‚Ai Earlier this year, 14 children in Texas filed a proceeding against Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency over a presidential order on masks. A federal ... Act. Children who meet the CDC high-risk criteria for coronavirus are between the ages of 7 and 11 and are not eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. They say they can‚Aot return to ...
10/6/2021 Texas‚Äô ban on school mask mandates heads to federal court AUSTIN ‚Ai School district leaders should have the right to make decisions about mask mandates based on the needs of their students and local coronavirus spread data, attorneys argued Wednesday in federal court. Lawyers with Disability Rights Texas, who filed the first federal lawsuit over the ban in mid-August , allege that Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos prohibition on mask mandates puts students with disabilities at risk.The organization claims that ...
10/1/2021 COVID-19 Antibody Treatment Centers Open Across North Texas ... Greg Abbott‚Aos approach to navigating the coronavirus surge that hit Texas in July and finally has slowed in recent weeks. He said in a press release in mid-August that the centers would ‚Au help increase bed capacity in hospitals so that resources are available for the most ill patients .‚AuBut, over the past few months, cases and hospitalizations have skyrocketed across the state, including an increase in ...
9/24/2021 CNN's 5 More Things To Know on Friday 9-24-21 - Crossroads Today ... Greg Abbott have said the administration isn‚Aot doing enough to stem the influx. The Department of Homeland Security has also temporarily suspended the use of horse patrol in the Del Rio, Texas, area after images surfaced of mounted DHS officers aggressively confronting migrants.2CoronavirusCovid-19 vaccine boosters can officially begin for certain groups of adults after the CDC approved the decision. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky recommended ...
9/20/2021 Believing that Texas is on wrong path, Beto O‚ÄôRourke likely to challenge Greg Abbott for governor ‚Äì The Dallas Morning News ... summer of uncertainty, Democrats are feeling better about the prospect of former U.S. Rep. Beto O‚AoRourke challenging incumbent Republican Greg Abbott for governor. The expectation that O‚AoRourke will run against Abbott is a ... The governor has been criticized for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, blamed in part for the February winter storm that crippled Texas with power outages and attacked by Democrats and some independents for promoting ...
9/18/2021 ASHBY: Funding helps rural hospitals Gov. Greg Abbott recently announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is set to receive $5 million in federal funding to help serve rural hospitals. This funding is part of a new program dedicated ... billion in federal relief funds for COVID-19 recovery. The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds is a disbursement of federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act, which Congress passed to help offset ...
9/18/2021 Joy Reid Unmasks the Republicans 'Creepy Little COVID-Loving Death Cult' As the latest wave of the coronavirus pandemic washes over America, the Republican Party and their Ministry of Disinformation (aka Fox News) continues to embrace policies that put more lives at risk and put off ... still seems that way. Republican governors like Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott not only reject the guidance of healthcare experts to wear masks and get vaccinated, they impose unconstitutional laws prohibiting localities, businesses, and schools ...
9/18/2021 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott faces growing group of Republican long-shot challengers Texas‚Ao Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is facing a list of Republican challengers in his re-election bid despite receiving the coveted endorsement of former President Donald Trump. Abbott, who has $55 million in his reelection war chest and holds a 73% approval rating among Republicans, is still facing several high-profile Republican foes who are challenging his conservative record related to coronavirus restrictions, NBC News reported Friday. GREG ABBOTT ...
9/18/2021 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott faces growing group of Republican long-shot challengers - Widelyvision ... Greg Abbott is dealing with an inventory of Republican challengers in his re-election bid regardless of receiving the coveted endorsement of former President Donald Trump. Abbott, who has $55 million in his reelection warfare chest and holds a 73% approval score amongst Republicans, remains to be dealing with a number of high-profile Republican foes who‚Aore difficult his conservative report associated to coronavirus restrictions, NBC News reported Friday ...
9/16/2021 Texas school districts sued over mask mandates push back Star Telegram ... backSome of the 15 Texas school districts that have been sued in the past week for defying Republican Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos ban on mask mandates are pushing back against the lawsuits.One school ... imposed mask mandates to slow the spread of the surging coronavirus, which has overwhelmed many of the state's hospitals.Before Paxton began suing school districts, various districts, cities and counties filed at least nine lawsuits ...
9/16/2021 It's politicians ‚Äî not migrants ‚Äî who are prolonging the coronavirus pandemic The Washington Post Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) have repeatedly denied the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‚Aos clear guidance on the effectiveness of masks and social distancing. According to doctors, this has resulted in a higher rate of covid-19 cases. Texas leads the country in child deaths related to the coronavirus . Covid-related deaths in children in Florida have more than doubled since August ...
9/16/2021 Latest: Northern Nevada hospitals swamped with COVID cases Ai Biden, business leaders discuss vaccine mandates at White House‚Ai EU pledges 200 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to Africa‚Ai China imposes local lockdowns as COVID-19 cases surge
‚Ai See AP coverage at https://apnews.com/hub/coronavirus-pandemic
HERE‚AoS WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING:HOUSTON ‚Ai Some of the 15 Texas school districts that have been sued in the past week for defying Gov. Greg Abbott ...
9/14/2021 White House welcomes fight with GOP governors over vaccine mandates The Hill ... Taliban urges administration to fire Afghanistan peace negotiator MORE during his eight months in office, with a brewing fight over coronavirus vaccine mandates shaping up to be the next battleground.Biden has seemingly embraced the clash ... shied away from sparring with the likes of Texas Gov. Greg AbbottGreg AbbottDemocrats seize momentum as California recall nears finish line GOP sees Biden vaccine mandates as energizing issue for midterms Tropical Storm Nicholas headed ...
9/12/2021 Republican backlash against Biden's Covid vaccine mandate grows - NewsBreak ... coronavirus pandemic.Asa Hutchinson, the governor of Arkansas, added to the growing Republican backlash on NBC‚Aos Meet the Press, telling host Chuck Todd that the president‚Aos directive to make the Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for businesses of greater than 100 employees was ‚Auan unprecedented assumption of federal mandate authority‚Au.Several other red-state governors, including Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas, have threatened to ...
9/11/2021 Biden to GOP governors threatening to sue over vaccine rules: 'Have at it' Yahoo News President Biden on Friday told Republican governors threatening lawsuits over his new coronavirus vaccine mandates to ‚Auhave at it.‚Au‚AuI am so disappointed that, particularly, some Republican governors have been so cavalier with the ... mandate is an assault on private businesses,‚Au Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared on Twitter Thursday. He said his state ‚Auis already working to halt this power grab.‚AuWyoming Gov. Mark Gordon said he ...
9/11/2021 Texas AG Ken Paxton sues Spring ISD, Galveston ISD, 4 other districts over school mask mandates ... Rock ISD - Sherman ISD - Elgin ISD With the Delta variant running rampant, dozens of districts across Texas have defied Gov. Greg Abbott's order banning mask mandates. Note: The video in this story originally aired on ... ISD was one of the Houston-area (/article/news/health/coronavirus/masks-houston-school-districts-covid-coronavirus/285-25154fcd-97ae-4d8b-9444-be77a0b58f89) to announce masks would be required indoors at all schools and district facilities ...