California has surpassed 100,000 confirmed cases as the state’s economy begins to restart. But some believe that the reopening isn’t causing the virus to spread and that it’s simply the state’s increase in testing.
By Phil Willon and Hannah Fry, Los Angeles Times | May 28, 2020
DeKalb, Ga., officials acknowledged an error in the documents that were related to a $61 million sewer contract, but said the mistake had no impact on the final decision. This wasn’t the first mishap with the contract.
By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | May 27, 2020
Contact tracers must fight privacy concerns and conspiracy theories before some residents may be willing to speak to them. “For this to be successful, people have to feel comfortable cooperating with us.”
By Tamar Hallerman, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | May 22, 2020
Some believe that artificial intelligence can be a great assist to doctors in these times of crisis, but many are concerned that there hasn’t been enough study and testing to validate use of the technology.
In a 217-189 vote, the House of Representatives approved a package that allows Congress to work remotely amid the coronavirus. However, some members are still concerned that remote governing will erode the institution.
By Katherine Tully-McManus, CQ-Roll Call | May 18, 2020
St. Louis, Mo., is beginning to lift its stay-at-home orders, but doesn’t have funding to hire many contact tracers. Some believe county officials should help to ensure the virus doesn’t spread throughout the region.
By Jeremy Kohler, St. Louis Post-Dispatch | May 18, 2020