Boston: Black Air Force Veteran and A Retired Massachusetts State Trooper Fatally Shot “Because They Were Black”


MASSACHUSETTS (June 28, 2021)--An Air Force veteran and a retired Massachusetts state trooper who were fatally shot near Boston over the weekend may have been targeted because they were Black, a district attorney said. The victims were identified as retired Massachusetts State Police Trooper Dave Green and Ramona Cooper, a 60-year-old…

SCOTUS Ruled In Favor Of Deceased Homeless Man And Against The City Of St. Louis Police Officers


CITY OF WASHINGTON (June 28, 20211)--today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the petitioner and granted the petition for certiorari, vacated the judgment of the Eighth Circuit, and remanded the case to give "the court theopportunity to employ an inquiry that clearly attends to the facts and circumstances…

Statement from President Joe Biden on Call with FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell


Delaware (June 28, 2021)---President Joe Biden's released state on call with FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell. "I spoke this afternoon with FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell to hear firsthand about her visit today to Surfside, FL and the scene of the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers residential building. What I heard…

ADVISORY: Recommendations for national SARS-CoV-2 testing strategies and diagnostic capacities


Inbox WHO has updated its guidance on testing strategies to account for a wider range of situations in countries, including the circulation of more transmissible variants, and the use of new tests. Timely and accurate diagnostic testing is an essential tool in preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19.  The…

CAPITO JOINS BIPARTISAN GROUP OF SENATORS TO INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO EXPAND ACCESS TO TELEHEALTH SERVICES


toWASHINGTON, D.C.(June 28, 2021) – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.), and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) this week announced the introduction of their Rural and Frontier Telehealth Expansion Act. This bipartisan legislation would increase Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) funding for telehealth services,…