I am posting one of two documents that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer distributed on January 18, 2022 to some Democratic Senate colleagues preceding the debate on the Voting Rights Act of 2021.
Dr. Leana Wen, former Baltimore Health Commissioner, nails what must happen immediately on the COVID vaccination front. Read her no nonsense Washington Post oped, but the gist is: Use It or Lose It. Wen argues that the Feds should give states and local governments guidance on getting vaccinations into people’s arms.
Newly elected and sworn in (today) U.S. House of Representatives Member Jake Auchincloss (D-MA) penned this oped in today’s Boston Globe calling for massive expansion of COVID testing to get schools reopened, but his proposal needs some other legs to stand on.
Happy New Year! Cliches can set in fast, but the declaration that everyone is glad to be done with 2020 is one with which I wholeheartedly agree. It’s hard to imagine 2021 being worse, so let’s toast the law of averages that eventually things must improve.
Last week for The Hill I interviewed former Orlando Chief of Police and current U.S.