Government, Business, Safety

USPS Site Begins Taking COVID Test Requests

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Jan. 18 quietly launched its website for Americans to request free at-home COVID-19 tests, a day before the site was scheduled to officially go online.

Zeke Miller | Associated Press
January 18, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Non-US Truckers Crossing Border Must Be Vaccinated Starting in January

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully vaccinated beginning on Jan. 22, the administration is planning to announce.

Zeke Miller | Associated Press
November 23, 2021
Government, Business

Former New Orleans Mayor Landrieu to Manage Infrastructure Plan

President Joe Biden has chosen as supervisor of his $1 trillion infrastructure plan Mitch Landrieu, who as New Orleans mayor pushed the city into recovery after the devastation from Hurricane Katrina.

Zeke Miller | Associated Press
November 15, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Biden Issues Vaccine Mandate for Private Companies

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Sept. 9 announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant.

Zeke Miller | Associated Press
September 9, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Biden Team Seeks Ways to Address Rising Energy Prices

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s administration is moving at home and abroad to try to address concerns about rising energy prices slowing the nation’s recovery from the pandemic-induced recession.

Zeke Miller | Associated Press
August 12, 2021