• California considers prioritizing age above all for COVID-19 vaccine

    California considers prioritizing age above all for COVID-19 vaccine0

    Advocates for farmworkers, teachers, grocery store clerks and other essential workers are worried they will have to wait until this summer to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as California considers giving priority to older residents. State officials said the move makes sense given older people have a much higher rate of hospitalization and death from

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  • Biden expected to tap UM dean, former Treasury official to head banks oversight age…

    Biden expected to tap UM dean, former Treasury official to head banks oversight age…0

    President Joe Biden is expected to tap an Obama-era Treasury Department official and a current dean at the University of Michigan to lead the agency that oversees Wall Street’s biggest banks, according to people with knowledge of the decision. Michael Barr, who helped write the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act while serving under Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner,

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  • VIDEO: Gov. David Ige says seniors age 75 and up are next in line for COVID-19

    VIDEO: Gov. David Ige says seniors age 75 and up are next in line for COVID-190

    Hawaii has received nearly 83,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, administered more than 26,000, and is gearing up to vaccinate residents age 75 and up, along with essential frontline workers. Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov. Josh Green and Dr. Elizabeth Char, director of the Hawaii Department of Health, provided the update on vaccinations this afternoon

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