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Past articles by Richard:

Whistleblower: US still lacks virus plan; Americans at risk of ‘darkest winter’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite White House claims, the U.S. still lacks a comprehensive battle plan against the coronavirus in critical areas including masks, testing, treatments and vaccines, whistleblower Rick Bright → Read More

Whistleblower: US still lacks virus plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite White House claims, the U.S. still lacks a comprehensive battle plan against the coronavirus in critical areas including ma → Read More

Whistleblower: US still lacks virus plan, Americans at risk

WASHINGTON — Despite White House claims, the U.S. still lacks a comprehensive battle plan against the coronavirus in critical areas including masks, → Read More

Whistleblower: US still lacks virus plan, Americans at risk

WASHINGTON — Despite White House claims, the U.S. still lacks a comprehensive battle plan against the coronavirus in critical areas including masks, testing, treatments and vaccines, whistleblower Rick Bright warned Thursday in testimony before a House committee. "Our window of opportunity is closing," he declared.The nation could face "the darkest winter in modern history" if the virus… → Read More

Solo truckers struggle to get rolling with stimulus fund

Much of the relief effort hurriedly approved by Congress and managed by the Trump administration has been beset by confusion and red tape. → Read More

Solo truckers struggle to get rolling with stimulus fund

Rodney Morine, a trucker from Louisiana, has little confidence the government is going to grant his request for a loan through a government program intended to help small businesses like his survive the pandemic → Read More

Solo truckers struggle to get rolling with stimulus fund

Rodney Morine, a trucker from Louisiana, has little confidence the government is going to grant his request for a loan through a government program intended to help small businesses like his survive the pandemic → Read More

Solo truckers struggle to get rolling with stimulus fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rodney Morine believes his second chance is no better than his first to secure a loan through a government program intended to help small businesses like his survive the... → Read More

NY hospital lobby's power stretches to DC in stimulus battle

The stated mission of The Greater New York Hospital Association is simple enough: to help members deliver “the finest patient care in the most cost-effective way.” → Read More

NY hospital lobby's power stretches to DC in stimulus battle

The stated mission of The Greater New York Hospital Association is simple enough: to help members deliver “the finest patient care in the most cost-effective way.” → Read More

New York hospital lobby’s power stretches to DC in stimulus battle

The Greater New York Hospital Association helped steer over $11.5 billion in funding to the state, with billions more on the way soon, in a competition with other hospital groups, major corporations and thousands of small businesses. → Read More

NY hospital lobby's power stretches to DC in stimulus battle

The stated mission of The Greater New York Hospital Association is simple enough: to help members deliver “the finest patient care in the most cost-effective way.” → Read More

NY hospital lobby's power stretches to DC in stimulus battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The stated mission of The Greater New York Hospital Association is simple enough: to help members deliver “the finest patient care in the most cost-effective way.” But it’s more... → Read More

Cities, counties fear losing out on US coronavirus rescue funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $2.2 trillion federal rescue package could fail to deliver badly needed financial aid to thousands of smaller cities and counties where a majority of Americans live, → Read More

Cities, counties fear losing out on US virus rescue funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $2.2 trillion federal rescue package could fail to deliver badly needed financial aid to thousands of smaller cities and counties where a majority of Americans live, → Read More

Cities, counties fear losing out on US virus rescue funding

WASHINGTON — The $2.2 trillion federal rescue package could fail to deliver badly needed financial aid to thousands of smaller cities and counties where a majority of Americans live, according to documents and interviews with local officials.The coronavirus outbreak has blown holes in the budgets of communities as the costs of battling the outbreak skyrocket and critical sources of revenue like… → Read More

Cities, counties fear losing out on US virus rescue funding

Without a mechanism for states to share coronavirus relief money, there’s no clear way to prevent them from keeping the entire pot to help make up their own budget shortfalls. → Read More

Cities, counties fear losing out on US virus rescue funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — The $2.2 trillion federal rescue package could fail to deliver badly needed financial aid to thousands of smaller cities and counties where a majority of Americans live, acc… → Read More

Many cities, counties fear losing out on stimulus funding

The $2. → Read More

Many cities, counties fear losing out on stimulus funding

WASHINGTON - The $2.2 trillion federal stimulus package could fail to deliver badly needed financial aid to thousands of smaller cities and counties where a majority of Americans live, according to documents and interviews with local officials. The coronavirus outbreak has blown holes in the budgets of communities as the costs of battling the outbreak skyrocket and critical sources of revenue… → Read More