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Medicaid cuts, more uninsured: 3 takeaways from new estimates of the GOP’s health plan

first_img What’s included? Tags Medicaidpolicywomen’s health Politics Lev Facher Log In | Learn More About the Authors Reprints By Dylan Scott and Lev Facher March 13, 2017 Reprints What is it? Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond.center_img [email protected] WASHINGTON — The official scorekeepers in Washington have weighed in on the GOP’s health care plan and put the stakes of the debate in full view: Millions more Americans would be uninsured if the legislation were approved, and federal spending on Medicaid, the largest health insurance program in the nation, would be dramatically reduced.Republicans have preemptively argued that the Congressional Budget Office, which released its analysis of the American Health Care Act on Monday, sometimes gets its estimates wrong. But for now, the CBO’s report is the official projection of what would happen under President Trump and the GOP’s plan. Medicaid cuts, more uninsured: 3 takeaways from new estimates of the GOP’s health plan Unlock this article — plus daily intelligence on Capitol Hill and the life sciences industry — by subscribing to STAT+. First 30 days free. GET STARTED Washington Correspondent Lev Facher covers the politics of health and life sciences. A clinician at Planned Parenthood, which would see its funding cut under the GOP health care bill. LAURA SEGALL/AFP/Getty Images GET STARTED @levfacher last_img read more

Florida vaccine site overrun after false rumors said all could come

first_imgAdvertisementThe site, run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, administers 500 doses per day. It had enforced Gov. Ron DeSantis’ rules Saturday morning, but when it became clear not enough eligible people would arrive, the workers invited anyone in for a shot. That is not unusual — many drugstores, for example, will inject anyone in the store at closing time if they have leftover vaccines that would spoil otherwise.Social media spread the news Saturday and people came from miles to the small town on the Florida peninsula’s southern tip to get their shots. Florida nursing homes report COVID-19 infection rates nearly double the national average June 16, 2021 FLORIDA CITY, Fla. — A Florida vaccination site had so few eligible takers Saturday that it started inoculating any adult who wanted a shot rather than let the vaccine on hand go to waste.Word spread and on Sunday the Florida City site was overwhelmed, particularly after local state Sen. Annette Taddeo incorrectly tweeted that the federally run site would again take all comers. The Democrat, who was the party’s lieutenant governor candidate in 2014, later deleted that tweet and corrected herself.Police had to calm the crowd Sunday when the site again enforced the state’s eligibility rules: 65 and older; frontline medical workers and police officers, teachers and firefighters over 50; and younger people with a physician’s note saying they would be endangered if they caught the virus.According to the Miami Herald, a Florida City police officer through a megaphone told 200 people waiting in line, “If you do not meet the criteria, you will not be vaccinated today.” Vaccines must be refrigerated at extremely cold temperatures and used that day once they are removed. AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments Two suffer shark bites off Florida beach June 16, 2021 Over 1,000 unemployment claim call takers let go as DEO cancels contract June 12, 2021 AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 commentscenter_img Florida moves against foreign theft of intellectual property June 8, 2021 AdvertisementTags: FloridaVaccine Advertisement RELATEDTOPICS Advertisementlast_img read more

Physics Of Sound Is Topic Of May 26 CU Wizards Show

first_img Published: May 9, 2001 Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail The scientific aspects of sound and air pressure will be explained when CU Wizard Michael Dubson presents his show “Boom! The Physics of Sound and Air Pressure,” on Saturday, May 26, at 9:30 a.m. in Duane Physics, room G1B30. During the free hour-long show, Dubson, who is a senior instructor in the physics department at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will implode a 50-gallon steel drum using air pressure, create a sonic boom with a bullwhip and stage a tug-of-war with the pressure of the atmosphere. Dubson and the audience will explore the sounds made by several exotic musical instruments including an electronic theremin, which emits sounds when a hand is waved in the air near its antenna. The audience also will learn how sound waves are made, why they can be heard and what makes some sounds “musical.” Dubson said he will be handing out colored cards to the audience at the beginning of the show, and they will vote on answers to questions asked by raising colored cards. Other highlights of the show include an exploding hydrogen balloon, a strobe light on a vibrating drumhead and a bed of nails. CU Wizards is a monthly series during the academic year that introduces topics in astronomy, chemistry and physics. Though intended primarily for students in grades five through nine, the shows are educational and entertaining to persons of any age. Dubson was one of two CU-Boulder faculty members featured in an educational program that aired on Denver’s CBS television station KCNC-TV last November. The two-week series “Convection Connection” featured News4 anchor Larry Green, Alex Weaver, former K-12 outreach director at CU’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, and Dubson. The award-winning series featured experiments to explain the scientific concept of convection. The final CU Wizards show of the spring, “Black Holes,” is on Saturday, June 16, at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The show will feature Professor Andrew Hamilton of the astrophysical and planetary sciences department at CU-Boulder. Free parking for the May 26 show is available in lot 169 northeast of Folsom Stadium off Folsom Street, lot 396 off Stadium Drive, lot 436 east of the Engineering Center and lot 308 south of Regent Drive and west of Kittredge Loop Road. Parking also is available in the Euclid Avenue Autopark for a nominal fee. Anyone with a disability or special need should notify the physics office at (303) 492-6952 a few days prior to the show. For information about CU Wizards call (303) 492-4318 or visit the Web site at http://physics.colorado.edu/wizards/cuwizards.html.last_img read more

Endurance PhD and Build Your Base programs kick off Sept. 8

first_img Published: Aug. 26, 2020 Join other doctoral and master’s students for the Grad+ weekly Zoom seminars. Get support and structure to help you set goals and maintain good writing habits, while fostering relationships with peers across disciplines. Email questions to [email protected] the Graduate School website for more information, including dates and times.Categories:Workshops & SeminarsEvents & Exhibits Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img

Afternoon Brief, October 4

first_imgPinterest Email Trending Story:Eyeing a Possible Recession, California Wineries Cut Back on Production — and Farmers SufferPaul Johnson farms 450 acres of wine grapes in Monterey County for his family’s Johnson Vineyard Co. Normally, a range of local wineries, under multiyear contracts, buy his Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. But after last year’s harvest, Johnson began to worry when no winery clients renewed their contracts…Today’s News:College Admissions Scam: A Winemaker Was Sentenced to Five Months in PrisonA former Napa Valley vineyard owner was sentenced to five months in prison on Friday for his role in the national college admissions scam, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts said. Agustin Huneeus, the fifth parent sentenced in the scam, pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to commit fraud…Red Flag Warning Issued for North Bay Mountains, Elevated Risk of Power Shut-OffsThe National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for high elevation areas of Sonoma County starting Saturday night, when dry weather and breezy winds are expected to pass through, increasing fire risk and raising the possibility of power shutoffs in the region, according to PG&E…Italian Wine Escapes US Tariff HikeSingle-malt Scotch and Irish whisky, supermarket wine and sommelier-friendly wine are being punished. Italian wine, Champagne, and Robert Parker-style wine are being let off for good behavior…Rombauer Vineyards Wins Big Wine Production Increase – and PraiseMeasuring Wine’s Apathy ProblemWine Becomes Casualty in Trump’s Trade War with European UnionThe Willamette Valley Wine Pioneers – Legends of the Wine IndustryVirginia Winemaker Says the Heat Helps with BusinessPetaluma Cannabis Grower’s Permit Success Illustrates Lumbering Regulatory ProcessGet in Line: Mobile Bottling and Canning Units Can Save Time and Money for Small ProducersConstellation Marks Down Cannabis Investment by $839mDo New U.S. Wine Tariffs Mean the End of Most $10 European Wine?Arab Wineries in Israel Tell of the Palestinian Struggle in Each GlassDan Berger: The Costs of Unexpected CostsIndustry Events:Webinar: Designing Your Holiday Marketing CampaignOctober 8, 2019 – WebinarSommCon® San DiegoNovember 13, 2019 – San Diego, CA, USAWine Women 2019 ConferenceNovember 5 , 2019 – Sonoma, CA, USARootstockNovember 14, 2019 – Napa, CA, USA8th Annual North Coast Wine Industry ExpoDecember 5, 2019 – Santa Rosa, CA, USAMore Wine Industry Events…WineIndustry.Jobs:Head Chef/Kitchen ManagerCoyote Sonoma – Healdsburg, CA, USAExecutive Administrative AssistantWilson Artisan Wineries – Geyserville, CA, USASales RepresentativePolarClad Tank Insulation – CA, USAMore Wine Industry Jobs…Feature Your Job Listing in the Afternoon BriefTop Stories of the Week:Jackson Family Wines CEO: No Big Buyout Planned to Counter Gallo-Constellation DealWhat Part of Reality Are You Missing? Augmenting Smart PackagingWhat Farmers and Wineries Can Do to Prepare for PG&E Power ShutoffsManaging the Impact of Climate ChangeFour Ways to Make a Winery More ProfitableCannabis Is Coming to California Wine Country: First One-Acre Permit for Growing Craft Cannabis Has Been Awarded in Sonoma CountyHow Vintners Use Cover Crops in VineyardsAuthentic Storytelling to Attract a New Generation of TouristUnderstanding Perceived Minerality in WineWine Industry Network Announces the Date and New Location for the 2nd Annual 3-Tier Wine SymposiumClimate Silver Lining for European WineConsumer Study by Drizly Paints Emerging Picture of How Gen Z Shops for Alcohol In-Store and OnlinePolice Dismantle Grape Harvest Human Trafficking RingDan Berger: The Imminent Glut: The State Industry Is Facing a Major Wine SurplusThere Is No Room on the Shelf for Your Brand Share Home Afternoon Brief Afternoon Brief, October 4Afternoon BriefAfternoon Brief, October 4By Editor – October 4, 2019 237 0 TAGSAgustin Huneeus Jr.Constellation BrandsDan BergerJackson Family WinesRombauer VineyardsSonoma Hills FarmTariffVirginiaWillamette ValleyWine Industry IMPACT Conference Twitter Advertisementcenter_img Subscribe to the Afternoon BriefAdvertisement Linkedin Previous articleEPIC Wine & Spirits Tags Bill Young as Executive Vice President of SalesNext articleNapa’s Barnett Vineyards Launches La Caccia, a New Super Tuscan Wine, and Tasting Room in Tuscany Editor ReddIt Facebook Subscribe to the Afternoon Brieflast_img read more

Water rates to increase by 5 percent

first_imgHomeNewsCity CouncilWater rates to increase by 5 percent Nov. 29, 2016 at 8:20 amCity CouncilWater rates to increase by 5 percentMatthew Hall5 years agocitycity councildaily pressSanta MonicaSanta Monica City Councilsanta monica daily presssanta monica water rateswaterwater ratesSM water rates  BY MATTHEW HALLWater rates will increase by five percent in 2017 resulting in an average increase of about $2 per month for the average residential user.The increase is less than the 9 percent initially scheduled for the year and Council chose to adjust the cost at their Nov. 22 meeting after hearing revenues increased this year while costs were below expectations.Revenues for the water fund came in at about 2.2 million higher than the budget while expenses were about $16 million below budget. The largest cost saving came from unfinished infrastructure projects and staff said theCouncil previously approved five annual 9 percent rate increases in starting in 2015. While the first increase was at the full 9 percent, the 2016 increase was only 5 percent and staff said a smaller increase in 2017 would cover costs for the system.“The recommended rate adjustment would be sufficient to allow the City to fund necessary operating and capital programs; to deliver potable water to Santa Monica customers reliably, safely and sustainably in compliance with federal and state regulations; and stay on track to achieve water self-sufficiency as planned by 2020,” said the staff report.Gil Borboa Water Resources Manager at City of Santa Monica said money from the increase will be used to facilitate repairs to the city’s system, specifically, repair and replacement of water pipes.Santa Monica’s pipes have a lifespan of about 100 years and the industry standard is to replace enough pipe per year to ensure the entire system is replaced within the 100-year lifespan. The rate increase will support the repair schedule while also paying for improvements and upgrades that will focus on water self-sufficiency.Santa Monica currently imports a portion of its water from Los Angeles and local officials want to end that arrangement by 2020.Borboa said existing and future projects are on track to meet the need provided the city can maintain the water savings it has secured during the recent shortage.“Due to the community’s exceptional response to the mandated state drought water use restrictions and implementation of the city’s own Stage 2 water shortage response plan, the citywide water demand has dropped substantially,” he said.According to Borboa, upgrades are needed to ensure the city not only becomes water independent, but is able to maintain that independence for the long term.“As we work towards 2020 self-sufficiency we continue to address the longer term objective of remaining self-sufficient,” he said. “In other words, when we get to self-sufficiency by 2020, that doesn’t mean we’re done and we stop there.”The City is exploring construction of new wells, securing expanded or new treatment facilities, expanded surveys of existing water resources and new water storage projects as tools to meet the 2020 goal.As part of long-term planning efforts Santa Monica will be working with Beverly Hills and Los Angeles to evaluate and manage the local groundwater supply. The three municipalities are required to form a new agency under a state law that mandates better management of ground water resources. The agency will work with private well owners to understand how much water is being used for private projects, like golf courses, and to implement more stringent controls on the construction of private wells.Water Rates Santa [email protected] :citycity councildaily pressSanta MonicaSanta Monica City Councilsanta monica daily presssanta monica water rateswaterwater ratesshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentScotty Claus is back with rental Xmas trees and a mission to spread peace and joyService Season for the LionsYou Might Also LikeFeaturedNewsDraft Housing Element released to publicBrennon Dixson2 weeks agoFeaturedNewsRent Board announces general adjustment effective SeptemberBrennon Dixson3 weeks agoFeaturedNewsCommissioners talk diversity, or a lack thereofBrennon Dixson3 weeks agoFeaturedNewsSMMUSD breaks down budget revisionsBrennon Dixson3 weeks agoFeaturedNewsCity and Coalition settle legal battleBrennon Dixson3 weeks agoFeaturedNewsCity Manager selection process beginsBrennon Dixson4 weeks agolast_img read more

AT&T shuffles top brass in media makeover

first_img Diana is Mobile World Live’s US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only… Read more Previous ArticleAmerican Tower gets a boost from AT&T dealNext ArticleTikTok scores deal with US football league AT&T pushes cybersecurity to public sector Tags AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 03 SEP 2019 AT&T promoted WarnerMedia chief John Stankey (pictured) to a newly created role of president and COO, adding oversight of the company’s communications and advertising units to his duties.The operator also announced Jeff McElfresh, president of technology and operations at AT&T Communications, will replace the division’s outgoing CEO John Donovan on 1 October.McElfresh will report to Stankey, as will Brian Lesser, CEO of AT&T’s Xandr advertising and analytics business. Stankey will continue to serve as WarnerMedia CEO, with his new role overseen by AT&T boss Randall Stephenson.The announcement put to rest speculation AT&T could use Donovan’s departure as an opportunity to elevate a woman to one of the company’s top executive posts.In a statement, Stephenson praised Stankey as “an outstanding executive who has led nearly every area of our business, helped shape our strategy and excelled at operations throughout his career”.“Now is the time to more tightly align our collection of world-class content, scaled consumer relationships, technical know-how and innovative advertising technology”, Stephenson explained, adding the moves are the “natural next step in bringing together the distinct and complimentary capabilities of AT&T Communications, WarnerMedia and Xandr to deliver for consumers the benefits of a modern media company”.ExperiencedStankey joined AT&T in 1985 and served in numerous executive roles spanning corporate strategy and M&A; media and entertainment; operations, IT and technology; consumer mobility, broadband and TV; and enterprise business.McElfresh has been with the company for nearly 25 years, holding various leadership positions including CEO of AT&T’s Vrio, DirecTV Latin America and Sky Brasil businesses; and president of AT&T Mexico. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Author AT&TJohn Stankey Amazon reels in MGM US chip funding tipped to top $150B Home AT&T shuffles top brass in media makeover Related Diana Goovaerts last_img read more

Rakuten strikes RCP deal with Ligado

first_img Diana Goovaerts Rakuten Mobile secured what appeared to be one of the first publicly announced commercial deals for its virtualised, cloud-native mobile communications platform, with US satellite company Ligado Networks agreeing to use it as the basis for a 5G private network service.In a memorandum of understanding, the companies said they would begin developing a template for Ligado Networks’ product in the current quarter, using the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP) as a foundation and working with partners to set a timeline for trials.The companies also pledged to team with enterprise customers to further “advanced use cases” and settle on a technology stack for eventual service launches, ultimately aiming to accelerate deployments of private networks based on open technology.Doug Smith, Ligado Networks president and CEO, stated the combination of its “know-how and licensed L-Band spectrum” with RCP and open RAN equipment would allow it to “create a novel blueprint for delivering new efficiencies to US companies” looking to deploy private networks.Rakuten Mobile launched its RCP product in June 2020, and later inked a reseller deal with Tech Mahindra. In September 2020, Telefonica expressed interest in using the platform, but did not make a firm commitment.Ligado Networks faced continued objections to a plan to deploy private networks and IoT services for the enterprise sector, but the Federal Communications Commission recently ruled the company could proceed with rollouts while it considered a challenge seeking to overturn the approval. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Author Previous ArticleTelkom Kenya, Airtel clear to restart merger talksNext ArticleNvidia faces wave of opposition to Arm move Rakuten Mobile losses widen on capex surge Tags AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore2 12 FEB 2021 Home Rakuten strikes RCP deal with Ligadocenter_img Related Ligado NetworksRakuten Rakuten Mobile deepens Fujitsu, NEC partnerships Diana is Mobile World Live’s US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only… Read more Asia Rakuten Mobile desarrolla sus alianzas con Fujitsu y NEClast_img read more

Letterkenny dumping issue referred to litter warden department

first_img Google+ Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Letterkenny dumping issue referred to litter warden department Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest Twitter Previous articleMark Coyle gutted with late penaltyNext articleDCC assessing ‘treacherous’ steps at Beechwood News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA center_img An Illegal dumping issue in the heart of Letterkenny has been referred to the litter warden department at Donegal County Council for investigation.The area between McClure’s Terrace and Lower Ard O’Donnell is said to have become a dumping ground for trash and litter.Most recently, large bags of household rubbish were discovered at the location.Cllr Adrian Glackin says efforts will be made going forward to counteract the problem:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/aidyardosat.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 AudioHomepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter By News Highland – April 27, 2019 Google+last_img read more

Man sustains ‘life changing injuries’ during vicious assault

first_img Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Previous articleLYIT Ladies lose to Carlow as Roma McLaughlin hits a hat trickNext articleFears growing that someone will be killed on Lenamore road News Highland By News Highland – February 8, 2018 Twitter Man sustains ‘life changing injuries’ during vicious assault Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Twittercenter_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Police in Derry have reissued an appeal for information following a serious assault that took place in the Chapel Road area on Sunday, December 30, 2017.It was reported that sometime between 1:00am and 1:30am, a 37-year-old man was attacked by three males at the junction of Chapel Road and Margaret Street, suffering injuries to his head, face and ribs which resulted in being life-changing.A passing taxi driver stopped to assist the man and helped him home.In a statement, Constable Robb said that they are appealing to this taxi driver, and to anyone else with information or who may have witnessed the incident, to contact police at Strand Road Police Station on 101 quoting. Facebooklast_img read more