The Daily Populous

Monday February 22nd, 2021 night edition

image for COVID relief checks are only controversial in Congress. Americans overwhelmingly support bigger stimulus checks.

72% of voters in four key states with moderate senators support the payments, a new poll shows.

Carrie Joy Grimes is chief executive of WorkMoney, a nonprofit organization helping Americans get through the economic catastrophe caused by the COVID pandemic.

Right now, Congress is debating how to provide relief for millions of Americans who are suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn.

The issue of who gets relief payments and how much has turned into a political football — but only in Washington.

72% of voters want Congress to increase relief checks to $1,400 for all individuals in families earning less than $150,000.

Increasing relief by $1,400 for everyone who got the earlier stimulus would cost less than $500 billion, bringing the total cost of all the COVID stimulus payments to around $1 trillion.

Anyone who thinks the way out is by putting less money into fewer Americans' pockets will be on the wrong side of history. »

IUD program leads to big decline in teen pregnancies, abortions in Colorado

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From 2009 to 2016, the program provided 43,713 contraceptive implants to women, plus trained medical staff on how to insert the devices.

“Because of that, everything changed,” said Jody Camp, who oversees the state health department’s family planning program.

Also, Colorado health clinics have received more Medicaid funding because of the Affordable Care Act, which expanded eligibility for government insurance for low-income residents. »

USA now vaccinating more people against COVID-19 in one day than Canada has in total

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Communication between states has been mostly lacking, she says, and the absence of a uniform standard for vaccine eligibility has led to inconsistencies across jurisdictions.

Some states, for example, include teachers high on their priority list while others are still working on inoculating those 80 years and older.

And while the shift to a new presidential administration last month has led to some improvements, Kuppalli says there's room for more. »

Trump offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One after their second summit, new series reveals

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Trump offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One, a new BBC series has revealed.

Former President Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One after the two met for a second time at a summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, in 2019, a new BBC documentary has revealed.

"President Trump offered Kim a lift home on Air Force One," Matthew Pottinger, the top Asia expert on Trump's National Security Council, told the BBC. »

FOX News Anchor: Cancel Culture is “Gonna Come After Bible Characters Next”

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Some of those people may have promoted white supremacy, demeaned American Indians, or were connected to acts of genocide.

There’s nothing wrong with rethinking the legacy of historical figures and the committee hasn’t made any final decisions.

But even raising the subject led FOX News host Bill Hemmer to find a way, earlier today, to make this all about Christian Persecution. »