“Google’s support has been, and will continue to be, absolutely vital to our COVID-19 response,” said Ryan Tibshirani, who co-leads the Delphi group with Roni Rosenfeld. “We are indebted to Google for this support. This is the silver lining of this pandemic: You find out just how many people and organizations, such as Google, are truly generous, and want to help.” … [Read more...] about Google Donates $1 Million To Carnegie Mellon University’s COVID-19 Forecasting Project
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A spokesperson for the diversity office told The College Fix that the budget is used to host diversity-related events for students. “In the most recent events, our office partnered with the UI Diversity Councils to host a welcome reception at the beginning of the academic year and with the Diversity Councils and the Office of the Provost for a spring mixer. The budget for this event pays for space and food,” the spokesperson said. … [Read more...] about University of Iowa Will Spend Almost $3 Million on ‘Diversity’ in 2019
The amounts billed to insurance companies vary widely, depending on where the test is administered, according to analysis of 35,000 claims by the Houston insurer Community Health Choice. The analysis found that in-network providers billed an average of $153 per COVID-19 test. Out-of-network providers charged an average of $254 and freestanding emergency centers $463. … [Read more...] about Insurers bearing the brunt of COVID-19 test costs. That might mean higher premiums.
But unlike TRIA, which had broad bipartisan support and was reauthorized as recently as 2019, the pandemic measure introduced by Rep. Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn Bosher MaloneyDemocrats reveal Medicaid chief's spending on high-paid consultants The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind - Prudent or 'pathetic'? GOP senators plan to vote on coronavirus relief Thursday North Carolina attorney general says DeJoy allegations merit investigation MORE (D-N.Y.) has garnered little to no support from Republicans, despite widespread backing from the business community. … [Read more...] about Business groups back pandemic insurance bill modeled on post-9/11 law
D.C. police arrested two students for chalking a pro-life message outside of a Planned Parenthood facility in August but refused to do the same to Black Lives Matter protesters who spray-painted outside of the Department of Justice just weeks later. The police department has yet to explain the discrepancy. … [Read more...] about Watch: D.C. Police Arrest Pro-Lifers for Chalking but Ignore BLM Spray-Painter