“At his current pace, the president is on track to sign more than 400 executive orders this year alone — an amount of unilateral decision-making unseen since Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 12 years in the White House.”
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“For now, we ask that vaccinators work in their communities to plan for March 15. We want this to be a smooth process, and it will be up to vaccinators to start planning now so that Tier 3 populations are ready.”
Rep. Andrew McDaniel abruptly adjourned his House Corrections and Public Institutions Committee Tuesday afternoon leaving some lawmakers confused.
“Given the data, Missouri has already fallen behind on vaccine distribution to Black populations."
“It wasn’t that long ago Virginia was a pretty conservative state, but there’s been a rapid transformation there in just a few years.”
As a self-proclaimed representative for an entire region of the state, Burger sees COVID-19 restrictions as the biggest issue to tackle.
"The legislative process includes a hearing in at least five committees. The resulting language, reviewed and debated by 197 elected officials over weeks of debate, should not be changed by a single individual or judiciary branch."
"If police residency moves forward it is imperative that police reform does as well."
After the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, lawmakers have concerns about their ability to respond to a potential emergency within the Missouri statehouse.
A set of bills intended to curb the power of county executives to make unilateral public health decisions, such as shutting down businesses, resulted in a lengthy House committee Tuesday evening.