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Over 1,000 current and former CDC officers signed a letter of concern for "politicization and silencing" of the agency

An open letter criticized the politicization of the health agency in the US's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Over 1,000 current and former.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 17th, 2020

Senators called on the FDA to lift restrictions that keep gay and bisexual men from donating blood amid "severe" shortage during coronavirus outbreak

EmiliaUngur/shutterstock In a letter to the Food and Drug Administration, 15 Senators urged the agency to reevaluate its restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.  Current rules dictate that me.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 28th, 2020

More than 400 Washington Post staffers wrote an open letter to Jeff Bezos calling out his "shocking" pay practices

Getty/Chip Somodevilla More than 400 Washington Post employees addressed an open letter to owner Jeff Bezos. They signed a petition calling for fair pay, benefits, and job security, decrying "shocking" current practices. They a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2018

Salesforce employees ask CEO to reconsider contract with border protection agency

Employees at Salesforce signed a letter to CEO Marc Benioff asking him to reconsider the company's contracts with U.S. Customs and Border Protection.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 26th, 2018

19 ICE Agents Call to Abolish Agency in Letter to Homeland Security Head Kirstjen Nielsen

As the fight to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) gains ground, 19 high-profile ICE agents and leaders have signed a letter asking Homeland Security head Kirstjen Nielsen to eliminate the agency......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 29th, 2018

More than 50 former intel officials signed a public letter saying they believe the Hunter Biden story has "all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation"

The intel officials wrote they believe the arrival of emails to th.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nyt5 hr. 21 min. ago

How New York’s Medicaid cuts will put a $7M squeeze on Albany Med’s pharmacies

Albany Med is the only health care provider feel the squeeze. Six New York hospital associations signed a letter asking the state to reverse the decision......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2020

St. Peter’s Health Partners and Ellis Medicine planning merger

St. Peter’s Health Partners and Ellis Medicine have signed a letter of intent to examine the formation of a joint affiliation between the two health systems. “We chose to sign this letter of intent because of the tremendous medical expert.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2020

Democrats slam Amy Coney Barrett for not telling senators she signed onto a 2006 letter calling the legacy of Roe v. Wade "barbaric"

Judiciary Committee Democrats asked Assistant Attorney General Beth Williams if there was other information that Barrett did not dis.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 6th, 2020

Texas AG Accused Of Bribery, Abuse Of Office In Letter Signed By Group Of Subordinates

Texas AG Accused Of Bribery, Abuse Of Office In Letter Signed By Group Of Subordinates Tyler Durden Mon, 10/05/2020 - 06:44 In a letter sent late last week, seven top officia.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2020

Food banks are removing the signed letter Trump wanted to include in every food-aid box

Hunger advocates says the letters risk compromising the relationship between food banks and the people they serve......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 1st, 2020

The Margin: ‘Open letter to America’ signed by 489 national-security leaders calls Trump ‘not equal to the enormous responsibilities of his office’

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, ‘is, above all, a good man with a strong sense of right and wrong,’ the letter states......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 24th, 2020

US new home sales surge to fastest pace since 2006 as housing market shines through pandemic

The agency forecasts supply will last 3.3 months at the current pace of sales. That's the shortest period in data going back to 1963. Associated Pres.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 24th, 2020

Ohio restaurants and bars ask Gov. DeWine to change the alcohol sales cutoff

Ohio restaurants want a few more hours of alcohol sales. In a Tuesday letter to Gov. Mike DeWine, the Ohio Restaurant Association asked that the current 10 p.m. cutoff of alcohol sales be moved back to midnight. The state in late July instituted .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2020

Google and Microsoft join more than 150 companies calling on the EU to tighten greenhouse gas emissions restrictions

The companies signed an open letter to the European Union calling for a reduction in domestic greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The declaration comes one day before EU Commission President U.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 15th, 2020

"One Billion Americans" author Matt Yglesias on increasing immigration, encouraging larger families, and why he signed the "infamous Harper"s letter"

The .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 14th, 2020

The US Postal Service has reportedly used outdated systems for years that left the agency vulnerable to hackers and a potential $1 billion loss

An audit of the USPS found flaws "that increase the risk of disclosure of sensitive information and potential impact to business operations." A person drops a letter into a USPS mailbox during Phase 4 of re-opening followin.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 11th, 2020

150 of New York"s biggest businesses send letter to Mayor de Blasio urging him to take action to reopen the city

The letter signed by CEOs of NYC businesses asked Mayor de B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 11th, 2020

Economists, including 7 Nobel winners, urge Senate to reject Judy Shelton’s Fed nomination

More than 100 economists, including at least seven Nobel winners, have signed an open letter urging the Senate to reject Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton, calling her views “extreme and ill-considered.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 2nd, 2020

California to spend up to $1.4 billion on new Covid-19 testing laboratory

California is launching a large-scale expansion of its Covid-19 testing efforts with a recently signed contract with a Massachusetts diagnostics company, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The state is looking to more than double its current test.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 26th, 2020

"Twilight of Democracy" author Anne Applebaum on the rise of authoritarianism, the dangerous power of conspiracy theories, and why she signed the "Harper"s letter"

Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images Few are more in-tuned with the politics and culture of Eastern Europe than the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and historian Anne App.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 23rd, 2020