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News Summary: New Vaccination Regulations for Federal Employees; A non-partisan infrastructure contract falls short

On the News Today: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in unvaccinated Americans, President Joe Biden announced new vaccine requirements for federal employees, which are likely to be followed by a military vaccine mandate. The Senate yesterday voted to start the debate on a “non-partisan” infrastructure plan. What is the non-partisan part? That it's less ambitious than necessary and really sketchy in terms of its numbers. After House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi claimed that the Biden government lacks the legal power to unilaterally cancel student debts, advocates point out that the Higher Education Act specifically stipulates this.

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