Joe Biden’s business allies discuss ways to pay for infrastructure plan, including a carbon tax

President Joe Biden’s allies in the business community have been meeting to craft a set of proposals, including a potential carbon tax, to help pay for an expected $2 trillion infrastructure plan. One of those efforts, which started just after Biden was declared the winner of the election in late November, is being led by longtime… Read More Joe Biden’s business allies discuss ways to pay for infrastructure plan, including a carbon tax

EU Kicks off Debate on Vaccine Travel Certificates

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union countries kicked off a debate on Monday on whether people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine should have greater freedom to travel in the summer than those not immunized. Europe ministers from the 27 EU nations held a video conference to discuss greater coordination for the roll-out of vaccines, a… Read More EU Kicks off Debate on Vaccine Travel Certificates

Up to Half of Health Care Workers in Parts of California Refuse Coronavirus Vaccine

Up to half of health care workers in some parts of California are refusing to take the coronavirus vaccine, despite scientific evidence that it is safe, leading to a potential surplus of doses and renewed questions about the system for allocating them. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday: At St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Tehama County, fewer than… Read More Up to Half of Health Care Workers in Parts of California Refuse Coronavirus Vaccine