The decision on bars is among the latest instances of DeSantis pushing forward with a restriction light approach during the pandemic, especially when compared to other governors. The vocal Trump ally has refused to mandate masks in the state and proudly touted Florida’s May reopening effort. By late June however that push was falling apart as Florida became a national hotspot for the virus amid mounting cases. … [Read more...] about Did Ron DeSantis Just Order Another Round of Corona for Florida?
In an empty FedEx Field on Sunday, Washington won its first season opener in six years, rallying back from a 17-point deficit on the heels of its remade defense to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles, 27-17. Washington's defensive line, stacked with five first-round draft picks, annihilated Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz, with eight sacks - one a strip-sack by rookie defensive end Chase Young - for a loss of 62 yards, to go with a pair of interceptions and two forced fumbles. … [Read more...] about Washington comes back from big deficit to defeat Eagles in Ron Rivera’s debut
Ward 3 Councilman Deven Shaff expressed concern about the rise in cases. For a future public health update, he expressed interest in better understanding contact tracing — how and where local cases are spreading. Is it among families and friends, he asked, or spread across generations? Is it from indoor or outdoor interactions? … [Read more...] about Broomfield police officer tests positive for COVID-19
Photos and video showed roughly a half-dozen demonstrators, naked or in minimal clothes and some with “Black Lives Matter” written on their backs, sitting silently with their hands behind them, on a rain-slicked street outside the city Public Safety Building. The Democrat & Chronicle reported that after a time, the demonstrators were given blankets and left in cars. … [Read more...] about Naked with ‘spit hoods’ on, protesters decry Prude’s death
Sen. Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenFive things to know about Trump's payroll tax deferral House Democrat offers measures to block Trump's payroll tax deferral Hillicon Valley: Russia 'amplifying' concerns around mail-in voting to undermine election | Facebook and Twitter take steps to limit Trump remarks on voting | Facebook to block political ads ahead of election MORE (D-Ore.), who would be slated to become chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has been working this Congress on legislation to reduce the cost of prescription drugs and is expected to take the lead on the issue if Democrats regain the majority. … [Read more...] about Emboldened Democrats haggle over 2021 agenda