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Weekly Update: U.S. #COVID19 vaccination levels by COUNTY & Partisan
Weekly Update: U.S. #COVID19 vaccination levels by COUNTY & Partisan
Methodology reminders, including some important updates: I go by FULLY vaccinated residents only (defined as 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). I base my percentages on the total population, as opposed to adults only or those over 11 years old. For most states + DC I use the daily data from the Centers for Disease Control, but there are some where the CDC is either missing county-level data entirely or where the CDC data is less than 90% complete at the county level. Therefore: For Hawaii, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia, I'm using data from the COVID Act Now Risk & Vaccine Tracker database. For Colorado, Georgia, New Mexico and Texas, I'm using their COVID vaccine dashboards set up by the state health departments. For California, I'm using the CDC data for most counties and the state health dept. dashboard data for the 8 small counties which the CDC isn't allowed to post data for. For Massachusetts, I'm using the CDC data for most counties but am now using the official Massachusetts Health Dept. weekly data report for Barnstable, Dukes & Nantucket counties, which the CDC only has partial data for.
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Weekly Update: U.S. #COVID19 vaccination levels by COUNTY & Partisan
How Blue Cities Became So Outrageously Unaffordable · Ezra Klein Show - NYT
How Blue Cities Became So Outrageously Unaffordable · Ezra Klein Show - NYT
Jerusalem Demsas is a policy reporter at Vox who covers a range of issues from housing to transportation. And the central question her work asks is this: Why is the party that ostensibly supports big government doing ambitious things constantly failing to do just that, even in the places where it holds the most power?
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How Blue Cities Became So Outrageously Unaffordable · Ezra Klein Show - NYT
Who Killed Haiti’s President?
Who Killed Haiti’s President?
Listen to this episode from The Daily on Spotify. A promise of a well-paying assignment abroad for retired Colombian soldiers. A security company in Miami. An evangelical Haitian American pastor with lofty ideas. Trying to join the dots in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse took us from the Caribbean to South America to Florida — and there are still plenty of questions.Guest: Julie Turkewitz, the Andes bureau chief for The New York Times, and Frances Robles, a national and foreign correspondent for The Times based in Florida.Sign up here to get The Daily in your inbox each morning. And for an exclusive look at how the biggest stories on our show come together, subscribe to our newsletter. Background reading: Interviews with more than a dozen people suggest that the suspects had been working together for months — but to what end is still mysterious.One suspect was said to have claimed he was “sent by God” to help Haiti.For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
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Who Killed Haiti’s President?
New regulation sends some Coloradans to other states for car fixes | News | coloradopolitics.com
New regulation sends some Coloradans to other states for car fixes | News | coloradopolitics.com
The regulations were initially established in California, which has significant sway over the nation's environmental regulations because it makes up such a large part of the auto market. Many Coloradans
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New regulation sends some Coloradans to other states for car fixes | News | coloradopolitics.com
ProPublica's 'Secret IRS Files' Unveil How Richest Americans Avoid Income Tax
ProPublica's 'Secret IRS Files' Unveil How Richest Americans Avoid Income Tax
Listen to this episode from Consider This from NPR on Spotify. The story made waves in Washington, D.C., this week: The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax. ProPublica obtained private tax data from America's 25 wealthiest individuals, which revealed exactly how those people manage, through legal means, to pay far less income tax than most Americans — and sometimes, none at all. ProPublica senior editor and reporter Jesse Eisinger explains how it works to NPR's Rachel Martin. After the story's publication, some lawmakers reacted with concern about the fairness of the tax code. Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden, who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, explains a proposal to make it more equitable. He spoke to NPR's Ailsa Chang. Additional reporting on the history of the income tax from NPR's daily economics podcast The Indicator and Steven Weisman's 2010 appearance on All Things Considered. In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.Email us at considerthis@npr.org.
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ProPublica's 'Secret IRS Files' Unveil How Richest Americans Avoid Income Tax
Oregon's Pioneering Drug Decriminalization Experiment Is Now Facing The Hard Test
Oregon's Pioneering Drug Decriminalization Experiment Is Now Facing The Hard Test
Oregon's bold move to decriminalize small amounts of all hard drugs and expand treatment is now meeting the reality of implementation as the treatment community is divided over the way forward.
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Oregon's Pioneering Drug Decriminalization Experiment Is Now Facing The Hard Test