advertisement advertisement advertisement It’s been a brutal year for American families, but in the long run, the pandemic may be a turning point away from two generations of American families crushed by childcare and education bills. Hallelujah. advertisement advertisement President Biden will formally unveil his American Families Plan in a speech to Congress this evening, and his proposal includes keeping parts of the March American Rescue Plan in action long-term. It’s a smart strategy: Voters will not be keen on relinquishing benefits they’ve grown accustomed to this spring. Here’s what’s staying and what’s not: Child Tax Credit Biden’s new plan extends the child tax credit through 2025. Parents who earn up to $75,000 as individuals or $150,000 as couples would receive $3,000 for children ages 6-17 and $3,600 for children under age 6. The credit is paid as a monthly payment from the Internal Revenue Service. It … [Read more...] about Stimulus update: Which payments and benefits are going to be made permanent in Biden’s plan?
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The last year in healthcare has been one of unprecedented challenges and innovation leaps. While gaps in our healthcare system were laid bare, researchers and pharmaceutical manufacturers achieved what seemed impossible: multiple vaccine candidates in record time. Healthcare heroes risked their lives to save others and went virtual in efforts to bridge divides, showing us examples of courage and ingenuity. Once we realize our goal of shots in arms, what’s next on the innovation front? And what policies and new models of care do we need to embrace to make sure these innovations reach everyone? The Hill will host a discussion with policymakers and healthcare trailblazers to explore how we can push the frontiers of science and lean forward on innovation, all while keeping rising costs in check. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Sessions starting at 12:30 PM ET / 9:30 AM PT As medical technology innovates at warp speed, what new treatments and digitized care tools can patients … [Read more...] about Future of Healthcare: Bold Bets in Health
IRVING, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s been nearly 36 hours since 38-year-old Leshun Massey was last seen in Irving after neighbors said they saw her walking around Lago De Claire on Tuesday morning, April 27. Massey went missing around 7:00 a.m. after taking her daily walk. Texas Park and Wildlife along with the Irving Police Department have been searching and monitoring the area but still no signs of the mother-of-two. Leshun Massey (credit: lashun-massey.weebly.com) “She knows how much I love her and how much I cherish her,” Jeff Massey, Leshun’s husband told CBS 11. “She’s my world and she’s going to come home.” Massey said for the last two years his wife has taken a walk around 7:00 a.m. each day by the lake and checks in, but said when he did not hear from her he got worried. “So at about 7:15, I got a little nervous and I texted her. I gave her a call and she didn’t answer so at the time I found our security guard down here and said that they had seen her or … [Read more...] about ‘She Knows How Much I Love Her’: Husband Of Missing Irving Mother Leshun Massey Says ‘She’s Going To Come Home’
Sonia Pruitt is a retired Montgomery County, Maryland police captain. She is on the Board of Directors and a speaker with the Law Enforcement Action Partnership, which advocates for criminal justice and drug policy reform and is the founder of The Black Police Experience, which promotes the education and history of the intersection of law enforcement and the Black community. She is also an assistant professor of Criminal Justice at Montgomery College in Maryland. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN) I have been following with great concern, the case of Andrew Brown, Jr., who was shot and killed by police in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on April 21. The Pasquotank Sheriff's Department reports they went to Brown's home to serve a drug-related search warrant. Witnesses say Brown attempted to drive away but was killed in a hail of bullets. Two sheriff's deputies have resigned , one has retired, and seven have been placed on … [Read more...] about Delaying the release of police bodycam footage of Andrew Brown Jr.’s death sounds like an excuse
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