Democrat Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Florida one month ago for personal reasons, MIRS News reported Monday. MIRS News reported: While Communications Director Tiffany Brown wouldn’t say where the Democratic governor traveled, a source tells MIRS that Whitmer’s father, Richard Whitmer, has a home in Florida. “Her dad was fully vaccinated, and the governor is tested regularly and has never tested positive for COVID,” Brown told MIRS , noting the governor traveled at her own expense and that utilized no state resources. … Brown said Gov. Whitmer wasn’t on spring break but was assisting “her elderly father who is battling a chronic illness.” Richard Whitmer, a former chief executive of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan insurance, collected $1.547 million in compensation in 2002, according to a 2003 MIRS story. The revelation comes on the heels of the governor defending two of her top advisers visiting Florida and Alabama for spring break. Just days … [Read more...] about Gretchen Whitmer Traveled to Florida a Month Ago — Before Calling on Residents Not To
School children wearing facemasks walk outside Condit Elementary School in outside Houston, Texas. Photo: François Picard/AFP via Getty Images On Monday, every adult became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. So when will children be able to get their shots? While children under 16 have not been approved to receive any of the currently available shots, clinical trials to get shots in little arms are underway. Delivering the vaccine to children will be necessary to tame the virus, experts say, and could remove uncertainty around when students will fully return to in-person learning as they already prepare for the upcoming fall 2021 school year. Here’s what we know so far about the vaccine and children. Drug companies have launched critical trials for younger children and their results are expected to be released to the public by the summer . Both Pfizer and Moderna are testing their two-dose vaccines in children as young as 6 months old. (Clinical trials in children require … [Read more...] about Shots in Little Arms: When Can Kids Get the Vaccine?
President Joe Biden’s administration is being pressed to disclose where the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are sending border crossers and illegal aliens in the United States. As of April 10, Breitbart News exclusively reported , the Biden administration has released nearly 42,000 border crossers into the U.S. interior while about 6,400 more have been released after having been enrolled in the now-defunct “Remain in Mexico” program. Those released into the U.S. interior by the Biden administration can quickly apply for one-year work permits to take American jobs after they travel throughout the country, usually on Greyhound buses, until they reach their final destination. A group of House Republicans, led by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), is now asking the Biden administration to disclose where border crossers and illegal aliens are being resettled: The widespread abuse and criminality does not end at the border, because as … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Pressed to Disclose Where Illegal Aliens Are Being Sent in U.S.
Washington's chattering class is busy debating whether President Biden Joe Biden Obama, Clinton reflect on Mondale's legacy Biden, Harris commend Mondale in paving the way for female VP Mondale in last message to staff: 'Joe in the White House certainly helps' MORE ’s proposed investments in better care for seniors, children and people with disabilities fit the dictionary definition of “infrastructure.” But one factor should be beyond debate: If we build a bigger, better care system, it will grow our economy and create good jobs, especially among groups hardest hit by the COVID-19 crisis. A new analysis shows that if we want to recover from the pandemic induced economic hit, we need to build care systems and fix roads and bridges. Doing both will help Americans reach a single, important goal: getting back to work. Of course, care investments will improve the lives of our most vulnerable groups. But there’s a reason we call home care for older Americans, … [Read more...] about Care economy investments: Not just better care, but a growing economy
The top of the draft features two plug-and-play left tackle starters in Oregon’s Penei Sewell and Northwestern’s Rashawn Slater. But there is first-round depth with as many as six linemen being selected and also good value on Night 2 (rounds 2-3) with center/guard Landon Dickerson (Alabama) and Creed Humphrey (Oklahoma) and offensive tackles Sam Cosmi (Texas) and Liam Eichenberg (Notre Dame). The top 10 1. Rashawn Slater, LT, 6-4, 304, Northwestern: A plug-and-play NFL starter who started two years at right tackle (26 games) and one at left tackle (11 games). Slater opted out of last season. His father, Reggie, played basketball at Wyoming and 29 games in two stints with the Nuggets. 2. Penei Sewell, LT, 6-5, 331, Oregon: We have Slater ranked first, but Sewell is likely the first tackle off the board, maybe to Cincinnati at No. 5 or Carolina at No. 8. He won’t turn 21 until midway through his rookie year. Started 20 games over two years for the Ducks, but opted out of … [Read more...] about NFL Draft Preview: Several first-round tackles lead offensive line class