President Biden’s Budget Invests $2.8 Billion to Support Outdoor Recreation Economies, Access to Public Lands

Betty Q. Hixson

Date: Friday, April 8, 2022Contact: [email protected] WASHINGTON — The Departments of the Interior and Agriculture will invest $2.8 billion in fiscal year 2023 to address critical deferred maintenance projects and improve transportation and recreation infrastructure in national parks, national wildlife refuges and recreation areas, and at Bureau of Indian Education schools. […]

Biden administration proposes limiting consideration of public benefits for green card applications

Betty Q. Hixson

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed new regulations that would limit the number of public benefits that can weigh against immigrants applying for permanent U.S. residency, or green cards.  Under the proposal, U.S. immigration caseworkers would only consider participation in income assistance programs like Supplemental Security Income and Temporary Assistance […]

Missouri’s war on public health shows extent of national rift: ‘A dark age of politics has begun’ | KCUR 89.3

Betty Q. Hixson

Republican Missouri state Sen. Mike Moon believes that COVID-19 vaccinations, especially among children, should cease until the long-term effects are known. He points to the research of sources of COVID misinformation like America’s Frontline Doctors and Dr. Robert Malone, a guest on Joe Rogan’s podcast. He himself is not vaccinated. […]