COVID-19 vaccine mandate of Medicaid facility workers in Iowa stalls

The COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health care workers in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) facilities in 10 states, including Iowa, has paused as of a court decision issued Monday. U.S.... Read more »

31 state employees terminated over vaccine mandate

Gov. Ned Lamont said 31 executive branch employees have been terminated from employment for not following the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. In a news release, the governor announced that nearly 95% of executive... Read more »

Denver schools superintendent’s listening tour to inform new strategic plan

Denver Public Schools’ strategic plan expired last year with most of its goals unmet. Now, Colorado’s largest school district is on the path to create a new plan under a new superintendent that... Read more »

Gov. Evers vetoes Republican-drawn redistricting maps

The fight over Wisconsin’s next political map took its next step toward a courtroom Thursday. Gov. Tony Evers vetoed the new maps drawn by Republican lawmakers. “What’s sitting in front of me... Read more »

Black Tech Founders Want to Change the Culture of Health Care, One Click at a Time

When Ashlee Wisdom launched an early version of her health and wellness website, more than 34,000 users — most of them Black — visited the platform in the first two weeks. “It... Read more »

Denver’s average rent now more than the median mortgage payment

Denver’s average rent is now greater than the city’s median mortgage payment, according to the latest monthly market data from Seattle-based real estate company Redfin. According to the data, Denver’s average rent increased... Read more »

Many on Twitter mock Inslee’s Thanksgiving advice

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was roasted like a turkey by many Twitter users for his holiday tips about how to deal with family and friends for seasonal festivities. With the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more »

Vaccination mandate prohibition passes Ohio House

Business organizations and health care groups criticized the Ohio House after the passage of a bill that prohibits schools and public and private businesses from requiring students, employees or customers to receive... Read more »

Denver implements indoor mask mandate

Denver is implementing a new indoor mask mandate as COVID-19 cases continue to put a strain on the city’s hospital system, Mayor Michael Hancock announced on Tuesday. The order will go into... Read more »

Impeachment report finds Cuomo ‘unfit for office’

The New York State Assembly’s Judiciary Committee released a 63-page report Monday that not only corroborated previous allegations of sexual harassment against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo but also found the governor used... Read more »