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Biden Seeks to Revive Vaccine Effort With New Rules and Incentives

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Biden on Thursday sought to revive the nation’s stalled push to vaccinate Americans against the surging Delta variant of the coronavirus, announcing new requirements for federal workers to be vaccinated and urging local and state governments to offer $100 to anyone willing to get a shot voluntarily.......

NBA wants a mid-season tournament, but it needs more incentives

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets takes a shot to tie the game and force overtime as P.J. Tucker #17 of the Milwaukee Bucks defends in the final seconds of regulation during game seven of the Eastern Conference second......

China’s Shenzhen dangles financial incentives to spur satellite sector

Reuters
The central business area that lit up during a light show is seen ahead of the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Suen China’s southern tech city of Shenzhen said on Monday it would offer up to 300 million......

Hong Kong dangles incentives, like a free apartment, to entice people to get vaccinated.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A brand-new apartment. Paid leave. A private party on a commercial plane. Incentives to get vaccinated against Covid-19 are multiplying in Hong Kong, from the government as well as businesses eager to begin their recovery. But the Chinese......

Eye Opener: Biden introduces new COVID-19 vaccine incentives

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Eye Opener: Biden introduces new COVID-19 vaccine incentives – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden introduces new incentives to get 70% of U.S. adults partially vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 4. Also, one of the nation’s leading meat......

Biden, Facing July 4 Deadline, Rallies Nation With Vaccination Incentives

New York Times
Demand for the vaccine is dropping. The Federal Emergency Management Agency reports that 351 federally supported vaccination sites had closed as of May 21, leaving a total of 1,619 nationwide. As of Wednesday, providers were administering about 1.1 million doses per day on average, about a 67 percent decrease from......

Do vaccine incentives work? Krispy Kreme says giving away 1.5 million free doughnuts has helped

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here What will it take to convince people to get vaccinated against Covid? From free doughnuts to million-dollar payouts, public and private groups are trying it all. Back in March, Krispy Kreme was one of the first businesses to roll out a......

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announces COVID-19 vaccine incentives

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced a vaccine incentive program called “Your Shot to Summer” on Thursday in an effort to get 70% of all state residents over the age of 16 vaccinated by July 1. Giveaways include amusement park......

States offer creative incentives to ramp up vaccine effort

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here States offer creative incentives to ramp up vaccine effort – CBS News Watch CBSN Live At least five states are counting on cash lotteries to incentivize residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As the number of vaccinations increase, Dr.......

Covid vaccine incentives make U.S. look ‘like a nation of sulky adolescents,’ doctor says

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Peter Hotez said Tuesday that the optics of having to incentivize the Covid vaccine do not put the U.S. in a positive light to the rest of the world. “When people are clamoring for vaccines in India and in......

Greta Thunberg: U.S. fossil fuel tax incentives a ‘disgrace’

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Thunberg’s comment comes as the U.S. Treasury Department has proposed eliminating some tax provisions used by oil, gas and coal producers to help pay for President Joe Biden’s $2.2 trillion infrastructure and climate plan. Progressives push to end breaks: Rep.......

From $248 to $622K: NFL players to bring in a wide range of bonuses

ESPN
Sometimes the best feeling can be finding an extra $20 in a pair of jeans you have not worn in a while. Now imagine what it must be like when you learn you have found an extra $622,056. The NFL’s performance-based pay system has been around since 2002, when it......

CSU Coach Dennis Gates Made $40,000 in Performance Based Incentives for 2020-2021 Season

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge Cleveland State University Men’s basketball coach Dennis Gates is introduced in 2019. Cleveland State University men’s basketball coach Dennis Gates made $40,000 in performance-based bonuses for the 2020-2021 season, per the terms of his five-year contract. The incentives were on top of his $285,000 base pay.  Gates......

Michigan business incentives questioned in Granholm’s bid to lead Energy Department

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Granholm used tax incentives and grants to spur sustainable energy innovation in Michigan, but critics note all her bets didn’t pay off.         Source link – Click for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Automakers urge U.S. support for EV charging, R&D, incentives

Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A major automotive trade association on Tuesday urged U.S. policymakers to back sweeping support for electric vehicles (EV), including new incentives for research and development and consumer purchases. FILE PHOTO: An electric car charging station is seen at the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals company’s Westchester campus in Tarrytown, New......

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