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President Joe Biden

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The CDC announced on April 7 that a coronavirus variant first detected in the U.K is now dominant in the U.S. "In some ways, we're almost in a new pandemic," said one prominent public health expert earlier about the more transmissible variant.
The New York Times
Blog post
March 31, 2021, 11am PDT

After a week of speculation and rumor, the Biden administration today revealed its promised infrastructure plan.

James Brasuell
Blog post
March 30, 2021, 5am PDT
The Biden administration's highly anticipated infrastructure spending plan is expected to go public this week. After weeks of speculation about the size and focus of the plan, recent reports reveal a growing package and new revenue streams.
James Brasuell
March 7, 2021, 11am PST
Texas' costliest natural disaster will be the subject of a congressional investigation by a House Oversight subcommittee thanks to Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., who is concerned about ERCOT's lack of preparation for extreme winter weather.
The Texas Tribune
March 3, 2021, 12pm PST
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that he is reopening Texas 100% and lifting the state mask mandate, as is Gov. Tate Reeves of Mississippi. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of a variant-induced fourth surge.
Austin American-Statesman
February 10, 2021, 6am PST
In a memorandum, the President acknowledged the federal government's role in patterns of segregation and disinvestment that continue to affect communities of color across the country.
Urban Institute
January 26, 2021, 12pm PST
President Joe Biden is calling on all Americans to wear masks for the next 100 days to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, issuing two executive orders that require wearing masks on federal property and in domestic and international travel.
The Washington Post
Blog post
January 20, 2021, 5am PST
Commemorate Inauguration Day by digging deep into the promises and potential of the Biden Administration.
James Brasuell