The Daily Populous

Thursday August 12nd, 2021 morning edition

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“Vaccinations are how we will end this pandemic,” said California Governor Gavin Newsom declared on Wednesday.

In line with that, the governor announced a statewide policy requiring all school teachers and employees in the state to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination or submit to weekly testing.

He also said the requirement would apply to all school staff, from administrators to custodians.

The new policy for school staff will take effect August 12, 2021, and schools must be in full compliance by October 15, 2021.

California is the first state in the nation to implement such a sweeping requirement.

On enforcement should teachers and staff fail to comply Newsom said, “We have an ed code, and there are sanctions.

Government mandating it is not,” Elder wrote on Twitter, although Newsom’s order would not be a vaccine mandate since workers have the option of weekly testing. »

John Waters Named to Board of Baltimore Museum of Art

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Cultural icon and Baltimore native John Waters was named to the board alongside Michael Ealy, Nupur Parekh Flynn, Lori N. Johnson, and Anne L. Stone.

The five join a thirty-six-member board led by board chair Clair Zamoiski Segal and the BMA’s director, Christopher Bedford.

Waters, an ardent champion of his hometown, late last year bequeathed 375 artworks and objects from his fine-art collection to the museum, receivable upon his death, with the stipulation that the museum name its east lobby bathrooms after him. »

Biden slams Trump for racking up $8 trillion in debt as he vows Democrats will pay for their spending plan by taxing the rich

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After months of negotiations, the Senate passed President Joe Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure bill on Tuesday.

Biden vowed he would do things differently and pay for his major spending proposals by hiking taxes on the rich.

Read more: Here's what's in the $3.5 trillion 'human' infrastructure plan that Democrats are now turning their attention to. »