Federal mandate or not, employers push for booster shots
Dec 6, 2021

Federal mandate or not, employers push for booster shots

Also today: From the BBC, Professor Sarah Gilbert helped developed one of the COVID vaccines, and now she's calling for greater investment in pandemic preparedness. A coalition of Native tribes and tribal organization is focusing on Farm Bill priorities.

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The vaccine mandate is on hold, but some employers are encouraging booster shots

Dec 6, 2021
A majority of small business owners in one survey said vaccination is essential to economic recovery.
A woman receives a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Michigan. Some businesses are requiring vaccination despite the halted federal mandate.
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Native agricultural coalition takes up priorities for the next farm bill

Dec 6, 2021
Tribal agricultural leaders say they would like to see more lending to agricultural producers and more autonomous control over federal funds.
Native farmers and ranchers haven’t had equal access to federal support, one expert said. Above, corn and soybeans grow in Iowa.
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