Joe Biden

Biden Administration Announces $1.7 Billion Investment to Fight COVID-19 Variants

The original strain of COVID-19 comprises only about half of all cases in America today. New and potentially dangerous strains of the virus make up the other half. In order to improve the detection, monitoring, and mitigation of these COVID-19 variants, the Biden Administration is rapidly investing $1.7 billion from the American Rescue Plan to help states and other jurisdictions…

Biden Aims For Quicker Shots, Virus ‘Independence’ By July 4

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden in his West Wing Office at the White House, Jan. 10, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any…

President Biden: Workers in Alabama Have Right to Unionize without Fear

President Joe Biden said workers in Alabama and across the country have the right to join a union without intimidation from their companies. His comments come as Amazon workers in the state are voting on whether they should unionize. Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s…

Biden: ‘We Can’t Wait any Longer’ to Address Climate Crisis

In this Jan. 27, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden says “we can’t wait any longer″ to address the climate crisis, and that’s driving his ambitious effort to stave off the worst effects of global warming. Biden has issued executive…

See What Alabama Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth Said Regarding the Inauguration of Joe Biden

Lieutenant Governor Will Ainsworth on Wednesday released the following statement regarding the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. See my full statement regarding Joe Biden being sworn in as the 46th President of the United States: pic.twitter.com/qNYtKpxjoB — Will Ainsworth (@willainsworthAL) January 20, 2021 His statement reads: “As we mark the orderly transfer of…

Joe Biden to Propose 8-Year Citizenship Path for Immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration. A person granted anonymity to discuss the legislation says it would provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status. It’s a massive reversal from the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies….

Garth Brooks to Join Other Entertainers at Biden Inauguration

FILE (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) Add country music superstar Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Brooks joins Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, among others. He performed during the inaugural celebration of President Barack Obama in 2009. He turned down a chance to play for President Donald Trump in 2017, citing a…

President-elect Joe Biden to Unveil $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Plan

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up the vaccine rollout and providing financial help to people, states and local governments and business struggling with the prolonged economic fallout. The plan includes $1,400 checks for individuals, on top of $600 provided in the last COVID-19 bill….

FBI: Armed Protests Possible in All State Capital Cities Leading Up to Biden Inauguration

Alabama Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capital cities and in Washington leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The warning comes just days after the bloodshed during last week’s deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol. MORE COVERAGE FROM ABC NEWS An internal FBI bulletin warned that, as of…

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November’s presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP…