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March 8, 2021


Dem lawmakers believe proposed LGBTQ protections have real chance in GOP-led Legislature

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Democratic lawmakers believe they have enough support in the Michigan House and Senate to pass long-debated legislation that would enshrine in state law discrimination protections for LGBTQ individuals.  State Sen. Jeremy Moss, D-Southfield, and Rep. Laurie Pohutsky, D-Livonia, were......

Diversity visa lottery winners from countries blocked by Trump hope for another chance under Biden

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here She was in her fourth year of university, living in Yemen, a newlywed and soon to be pregnant when she found out she won the US Diversity Visa Lottery, also known as “The Green Card Lottery.” It seemed Al-Doais......

At Last, Democrats Get Chance to Engineer Obamacare 2.0

New York Times
“Any one of these changes individually is moderate, but stack one on top of another and you get a big boost to the Affordable Care Act,” said Jonathan Cohn, author of “The Ten Year War,” a new history of the health law. “It doesn’t change the law’s structure, but it......

Give Biden a Chance? On Covid Aid, Some Trump Voters Just Might

New York Times
Some Republicans share those concerns. Sean Wiley, who voted twice for Mr. Trump and describes himself as a conservative libertarian, said the government needed to provide assistance to people who have lost their jobs in the pandemic but argued that the current package was too large. Now that more people......

The Coronavirus Is Plotting a Comeback. Here’s Our Chance to Stop It for Good.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Across the United States, and the world, the coronavirus seems to be loosening its stranglehold. The deadly curve of cases, hospitalizations and deaths has yo-yoed before, but never has it plunged so steeply and so fast. Is this......

Congress finally gets first chance for answers about the Jan. 6 insurrection

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “When you ask questions and you get an answer, it usually leads to even more questions,” Senate Homeland Security Chair Gary Peters (D-Mich.) said, adding that he personally has “a long list of questions” for the former officials and intends......

Biden gets chance to leave mark on federal judiciary as judges step aside

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington – The opportunity for President Biden to make his own stamp on the federal judiciary and chip away at his predecessor’s impact on the courts has quickly come knocking at the White House’s door, with a slew of......

Covid vaccine rollout gives CVS, Walgreens a chance to bring health care to communities of color

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Virginia Banks, an infectious disease specialist, is part of a group of Black physicians and scientists who are focused on ways to solve health-care disparities. Dr. Virginia Banks Dr. Virginia Banks says if the U.S. really wants to bring......

Texans give J.J. Watt, most beloved player in franchise history, chance to win elsewhere

HOUSTON — When Houston Texans fans booed J.J. Watt on draft night in 2011, they couldn’t have foreseen what was to come. They couldn’t have known that Watt would become the face of the franchise, the best player in its 19-year history and a legendary figure in Houston. On Friday,......

No. 7 Texas Tech gets second chance at No. 14 West Virginia

Sports Illustrated
Texas Tech has reason to be proud of its modest two-game win streak in Big 12 Conference play, since a close-call loss at West Virginia on Jan. 25. The teams meet again Tuesday and for the Red Raiders to extend that streak to three certainly would taste a little sweeter......

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