Tag: covid

Marco Rubio: Did Harvard Get $115 Million to Cover Up China’s COVID Origins?

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Dr. Lawrence Bacow, the president of Harvard University, regarding a potential quid pro quo agreement in which officials from the real estate company,...

Public Schools Being Told To Fund ‘Permanent’ Projects With Temporary COVID Money

Since the COVID pandemic started in March 2020, federal bailout packages backed by both the Trump and Biden administrations have sent $190 billion to public schools. School districts have used the money on priorities ranging...

Survey Finds Politics, COVID Among Most Annoying Topics to Discuss With Co-Workers

A survey from Quality Logo Products shows 90 percent of Americans work alongside an annoying co-worker. The survey of 1,902 American employees focused on what they find annoying about their co-workers, including topics of conversation. The...

Vern Buchanan Calls on White House to Protect Intellectual Property of Companies With COVID...

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., showcased a letter he led to President Joe Biden, calling on the White House to “halt its plan to waive intellectual property (IP) protections for U.S. companies”...

Marco Rubio: Feds Should Examine How Pandemic Impacted Student Outcomes, Well-Being

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill to have the U.S. Education Department “include a new longitudinal component on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student outcomes and well-being to...

HUD Sending Funds to Palm Beach County to Fight Discrimination Related to COVID Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced at the end of last week that it will send $250,000 to the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. The funds are part of...

Florida TaxWatch Looks at Wage Growth During the COVID Pandemic

At the end of last week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released an economic commentary entitled “Wage Growth and Talent Attraction in the Pandemic Labor Market.” The report presents wage growth as a result of companies’ recent...

Florida TaxWatch Releases Report on Inflation’s Role in the COVID Economy

On Thursday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released an economic commentary entitled “The Great Imbalance: Inflation’s Influence in the COVID-19 Economy.” The report analyzes pandemic-induced inflation, resulting from a significant imbalance between supply and demand, as well...

Democrats Looking To Spend More COVID Money

Democrats plan to use the latest Omicron variant as an excuse way to spend more money Congressional Democrats recently announced they may look to the Biden White House to push for new spending measures due...

Florida Delegation Weighs in After SCOTUS Strikes Down Biden’s Vaccination Mandate on Large Businesses

Members of the Florida congressional delegation weighed in after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that the Biden administration went too far in demanding that businesses with at least 100 employees had to...

Marco Rubio Tells FDA Not to Ration COVID Treatments Based on Race

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to Dr. Janet Woodcock, Acting Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), regarding the agency’s recent guidance that race and ethnicity should...

Marco Rubio Introduces Bill Stopping Funds Going to Schools that Closed for COVID

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Keep Kids in School Act.” The bill “would prohibit around $164 billion in unspent COVID-19 relief funding from going to elementary and secondary schools that do...
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