Texas Democrats DC’s Trip: Expensive, Political, COVID-19 Infections and Donor Contributions


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 19, 2021)--- The tab for Texas Democrats to jet to Washington, DC, and remain in the nation’s capital until next month to forestall Republican-led election legislation is estimated to be about $1.5 million, one of the Lone Star State lawmakers said Monday. The group of about 60 legislators — five…

New Director of Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Joins UW


WYOMING (July 19, 2021)---The new director of the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) recently joined the University of Wyoming’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Eric Webster began his duties July 6. He previously was director of the Louisiana State University’s (LSU) Iberia Research Station and assistant regional director of…

NASA Science Mission Directorate to Hold Town Hall Meeting


NASA's Science Mission Directorate will hold a community town hall meeting with Associate Administrator for Science Thomas Zurbuchen and his leadership team at 1:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 22, to discuss updates to NASA's science program and share the current status of NASA activities. Members of the science community, academia, the media, and the…

England’s PM Johnson Decision To Open Up England Under Fire


ENGLAND (July 19, 2021)---England Scraps Most COVID-19 Restrictions As Boris Johnson Self-Isolates.   Today is Freedom Day in England--and the people are dancing in the streets----in the shadows of the Delta variance without mask.  One-hundred and twenty scientist have signed a letter---stating that opening up England--may open up potential vaccine resistance…

HHS Announces $103 Million from American Rescue Plan to Strengthen Resiliency and Address Burnout in the Health Workforce


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 19, 2021)--- the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the availability of an estimated $103 million in American Rescue Plan funding over a three-year period to reduce burnout and promote mental health among the health workforce.…