Due to healthcare’s racist history, many people of color are nervous that the COVID vaccine is being politically manipulated to seem safe. There will need to be a systemic shift for people of color to build medical trust.
By Jonathan Wosen and Andrea Lopez-Villafana, The San Diego Union-Tribune | November 23, 2020
When federal unemployment aid ends on Dec. 31, the state’s benefits will return to a maximum of $275 a week. Republican lawmakers aren’t interested in increased benefits, while Democrats have proposed a substantial boost.
By Gray Rohrer, Orlando Sentinel | November 23, 2020
Self-driving vehicle company TuSimple plans on establishing its autonomous truck hub in Fort Worth and may even send out driverless trucks without human safety operators onto routes as soon as next year.
By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram | November 23, 2020
Cities and counties are stepping in to try to preserve their communities' jobs and economies. It looks like it's helping. But the programs need to be designed to prevent mischief and protect taxpayers.
By Girard Miller, Finance Columnist | November 24, 2020
The president-elect should look to the ranks of community-college leaders for filling this critical Cabinet post. Community colleges occupy a strategic position that gives them a unique perspective on education at all levels.
By Jabari Simama, Government and Education Columnist | November 23, 2020
Pelham, Mass., has been making democracy work continuously in the same building for nearly three centuries. On a cool day in October, town citizens were determined not to let the pandemic break that record.
By David Kidd, Photojournalist and Storyteller | November 23, 2020
Despite fears of some sort of cybersecurity apocalypse during this year's presidential election, federal officials say 2020 had no meaningful interference by foreign adversaries. Other issues, however, have held fast.
By Lucas Ropek, Government Technology | November 23, 2020
States are working to create plans for what communities will receive the vaccine first and how it will be distributed. Many are worried vaccine distribution will be backlogged, just as COVID testing has been.
By Noam N. Levey, Los Angeles Times | November 20, 2020
The city aims to be “the most resilient community in America,” not only by defending against rising sea level, but also by developing cyberdefenses, medical advances and supply chains to ensure an overall resilient community.
By Kimberly Pierceall, The Virginian-Pilot | November 20, 2020
A technical error in the Medicaid enrollment system may have mispaid 4.9 percent of customers across 27 counties. An audit suggests the numbers could extrapolate to a multi-million dollar glitch for the whole state.
By Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland.com | November 20, 2020