LACo formally extends mask requirement on public transit

LACo formally extends mask requirement on public transit

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — With COVID-19 case numbers steadily rising — enough to push Los Angeles County into the “medium” virus risk level — the mask-wearing requirement on public transit and at transportation hubs was officially extended Friday in the county. What You Need To Know The county issued a health order in late April … Read more

How Texas-Mexico Border Cities Are Preparing for Title 42 Decision – NBC New York

How Texas-Mexico Border Cities Are Preparing for Title 42 Decision – NBC New York

A potential change in immigration protocols may be just days away as the fate of Title 42 is decided in federal court. Title 42 is a public health policy that was enacted by former President Donald Trump’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, allowing US officials to quickly expel migrants entering the United States illegally, … Read more

State’s first chief disability officer tackles post-COVID-19 priorities

State’s first chief disability officer tackles post-COVID-19 priorities

Armed with funding provided in Gov. Kathy Hochul’s $220 billion budget, the state’s first chief disability officer will begin addressing the most pressing needs of New Yorkers with disabilities. Advocates for people with disabilities said employment and housing issues in the aftermath of the pandemic would be the highest priorities for Kimberly Hill, who has … Read more