Five things to know about the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate

Washington — The Biden administration believes that mandating COVID-19 vaccines is the best way to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths and get the US economy back to a more solid footing. President Biden has announced a wave of vaccine requirements, the most widespread of which will affect businesses with more than 100 employees. That regulation, … Read more

Skelton: Newsom made good decisions on these 5 simple bills

Sacramento – Not all Sacramento laws are complicated, triumphant, and understandable only by special interests. Some are simple and sensible. Other bills are simple and nutritious. Gavin Newsom acted on all three variants after the Democrat-dominated legislature sent him 836 measures – mostly complex and triumphant – before adjourning for the year last month. Newsom … Read more

California labor officer charged with embezzlement, tax evasion

Sacramento – The California Attorney General’s Office has filed felony charges against the executive director of the state’s largest labor union, alleging that an investigation into possible campaign finance violations revealed that Alma Hernandez and her husband evaded taxes. Understated its income for more than $1.4 million. Hernandez resigned as executive director of the California … Read more

Blinken hosts Israel, UAE to build on Abraham accord

Washington — The Biden administration is attempting to build on historic agreements that normalize relations between Israel and a handful of Arab or Muslim countries, but without excluding the Palestinians, whose cause of statehood seems more distant than ever. Foreign Minister Antony J. Blinken hosted talks in Washington on Wednesday with his Israeli and United … Read more

Biden will announce expanded operations at the Port of Los Angeles as supply chain constraints continue

Washington — Senior Biden administration officials said the Port of Los Angeles will begin operating round the clock as the White House threatens the holiday shopping season to ease supply chain bottlenecks and slow the country’s economic recovery from the global pandemic. done. Similar steps have been taken at the Port of Long Beach in … Read more

Skelton: California school vaccine mandate will save lives

Sacramento – Look, if you haven’t been vaccinated, you’re eight times more likely to get COVID-19 than if you didn’t get the shot. It gets worse: If you’re unvaccinated and test positive, your chances of being hospitalized increase 13-fold. And you’re 18 to 20 times more likely to die. Dr. Mark Galley, Secretary of the … Read more