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From abortion care to LGBTQ rights, here's how Joe Biden is prepared to tear up Donald Trump's restrictive gender policies

President Joe Biden signs executive orders as part of the Covid-19 response at the White House. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration has already started nixing multiple Trump-era policies on gender, transgender rights, and reproductive healthcare through executive order. It's also planning to further entrench those rights into federal to show its commitment to gender equality. Some actions will take more than an executive order or require Congress to get involved. Vi...
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Biden Cabinet pick Dr. Levine on track to be first transgender fed official confirmed by Senate

Dr. Rachel Levine, who has helped to lead Pennsylvania through the COVID-19 pandemic, was picked to be Biden's assistant secretary of health.         [Author: York Daily Record]
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Biden Appoints Dr. Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary of Health, a Historic First for Transgender People

If approved, Levine would be the first ever Senate-confirmed trans official in U.S. history.
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Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender person confirmed by the Senate

Biden on Tuesday tapped Dr. Rachel Levine, seen here in 2015, for a key health role in a historic pick of a transgender person. REUTERS/Daniel Shanken President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday selected Dr. Rachel Levine as his nominee for assistant health secretary. Levine is a physician who is currently serving as Pennsylvania's secretary of health.  If confirmed, Levine would be the first transgender person confirmed by the US Senate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presi...
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Biden picks Dr. Rachel Levine, transgender woman, as assistant health secretary in historic first

Dr. Levine is currently leading Pennsylvania's public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Joe Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary

By WILL WEISSERT | The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Levine was appointed to her current post by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in 2017, making her one of the few transgender people serving in elected or appointed p...
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Biden Picks Rachel Levine As Assistant Health Secretary In Historic LGBTQ Moment

Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
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Toward a taxonomy of constitutional change – Reflections inspired by Gary Jacobsohn and Yaniv Roznai’s Constitutional Revolution.

For the symposium on Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn and Yaniv Roznai, Constitutional Revolution (Yale University Press, 2020). Gordon Silverstein There is no shortage of academic interest in the intersection of constitutions and revolutions: A quick shelf-scan (or Amazon search) reveals Constitutional Revolution , Revolutionary Constitutions ; The Revolutionary Constitution , Revolutionary Constitutionalism (Albert) and Revolutionary Constitutionalism (Gardbaum). And that is reall...
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From cutting all ties with Trump to pulling political donations, here's how corporate America has responded to the Capitol insurrection

The US Capitol during riots on January 6. REUTERS/Leah Millis During the US Capitol insurrection, businesses condemned the rioters. In the days after, they swapped words for concrete action. Some have cut off all political funding, others have severed ties with President Donald Trump. Here's how social-media giants, banks, retailers, and other firms have reacted. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Since rioters stormed the US Capitol on January 6 in a desperate bid to over...
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A quarter of New York City's vaccines are going to people who don't actually live there. Some don't even work in the city.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon A quarter of people vaccinated in New York City don't actually live there, local publication The City reported Tuesday. New York City's essential workers can get vaccines in the city in they live elsewhere. But non-essential workers from outside the city may also be trying to get a shot, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. More than 25% of people vaccinated in New York City don't actually liv...
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Legaltech Moves: Wishart to Agiloft; Levine to ContractPodAi

Two notable people moves in the legal tech news this week. Wishart Joins Agiloft London-based Andy Wishart has left Thomson Reuters, where he was most recently vice president of drafting and productivity solutions, to join Agiloft, the California company that provides a no-code contract lifecycle management platform, where he will serve as chief product officer. Wishart was co-founder and chief technology officer of Business Integrity, developer of the contract automation software Contract Ex...
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New York City will end business contracts with the Trump Organization after Capitol siege, Mayor de Blasio said

US President Donald Trump looks on during a ceremony presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to wrestler Dan Gable in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on December 7, 2020. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images New York City is ending its business contracts with the Trump Organization, which manages a golf course in the Bronx as well as two ice skating rinks and the carousel in Central Park. "The City of New York will no longer have anything to do with the Trump O...
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WATCH: Gov. Tom Wolf, Dr. Levine provide update on COVID-19, vaccine safety

Wolf and Levine shared an update on the COVID-19 vaccine, stressing its safety and efficacy.
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Our Favorite Parenting Books of 2020

For a lot of families, parenting has never been harder than it was this year. Many have been struggling for months trying to provide child care and schooling at home while simultaneously working either alongside their children or as essential workers in the community, if they haven’t already lost their jobs. The theme that emerges across our favorite parenting books of the year is how important connection and communication are. Whether it’s sensory communication between parents and babies durin...
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„Das Schlimmste, das ich jemals wem angetan habe“: Bekenntnisse einer Frau mit Bindungsangst

Vor ein paar Jahren entwickelte die 32-jährige Kari eine „tiefe emotionale Bindung“ zu einer Frau, die sie auf Twitter kennengelernt hatte. Irgendwann grenzte ihr Verhältnis dann schließlich an Romantik. Da sie zu dieser Zeit in einer Beziehung war, ließ sie sich aber auf nichts Weiteres ein. Als sie sich zu Beginn des Jahres aber von ihrem Freund trennte, beschloss Kari, den Kontakt zu dieser Person wieder aufzunehmen. „Es wurde schnell intim zwischen uns“, erinnert sie sich. Als diese Frau...
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Only 2.8 million Americans have received COVID-19 vaccines, far short of the Trump administration's goal to reach 20 million by year's end

President Donald Trump speaks during an "Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit" on the White House complex, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Washington. Evan Vucci/Associated Press The US is nowhere close to meeting the Trump administration's goal of vaccinating 20 million people by the end of 2020. In the absence of clear federal guidance, the vaccine rollout has devolved into a patchwork response that varies by state, experts say. Many health departments are struggling to vaccinate people as coro...
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The Trump administration will fall far short of its goal to start vaccinating 20 million Americans by year's end, as logistical challenges stack up for states

Technicians sort doses of the Pfizer vaccine at the Virginia Hospital Center on December 16, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Win McNamee/Getty Images The US is nowhere close to meeting the Trump administration's goal of vaccinating 20 million people by the end of 2020. In the absence of clear federal guidance, the vaccine rollout has devolved into a patchwork response that varies by state, experts say. Many health departments are struggling to vaccinate people as coronavirus cases soar in mos...
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United States: Pennsylvania Issues 3-Week COVID Mitigation Orders Impacting Many Businesses - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Governor Wolf and Health Secretary Levine issued temporary mitigation measures to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths across Pennsylvania.
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Vaccine Distribution Rehearsals Portend Delays, State Official Told Congress

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution is getting underway around the country, at least one state official has warned that serious delays could affect the rollout. Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine told a House committee last week that a quarter of states had seen significant issues in mock distribution scenarios hosted by the federal government. “In recent mock shipments of vaccine to train and test the transportation/logistics planning that has been done by [Operation Warp Speed], t...
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United States: Guest Post – Will The Supreme Court Reverse Wyeth v. Levine? - Reed Smith

We have another guest post by friend-of-the-blog, Dick Dean of Tucker Ellis, along with his associate, Emmanuel Sanders. This post speculates on whether recent personnel
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Digital divide solutions sought across Southern California

A new Southern California effort aims to address an inequality spotlighted by the coronavirus pandemic — the digital divide. Inland entrepreneur Steve PonTell and San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman are bringing together leaders in business, government, technology and other fields to find ways to close the divide. The divide refers to the gap between people who have access to broadband internet service and those who do not. Former state Assemblyman Lloyd Levine estimates that nearly 25%...
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Pennsylvania coronavirus: Gov. Wolf, Secretary of Health Dr. Levine to give update Thursday afternoon

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine will give an update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon amid...
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USA Gymnastics suspension of Maggie Haney reduced

An arbitrator has reduced USA Gymnastics suspension of former U.S. Olympic and national team coach Maggie Haney for physical, verbal and emotional abuse from eight to five years. A USA Gymnastics hearing panel in May, after several weeks of testimony over the course of two months, found Haney, coach of Olympic champion Laurie Hernandez and world champion Riley McCusker, “engaged in severe aggressive behavior toward a minor that included teasing and ridiculing that was intended to control and dim...
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Southern California leaders hope to close digital divide

A new Southern California effort aims to address an inequality spotlighted by the coronavirus pandemic — the digital divide. Inland entrepreneur Steve PonTell and San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman are bringing together leaders in business, government, technology and other fields to find ways to close the divide. The divide refers to the gap between people who have access to broadband internet service and those who do not. Former state Assemblyman Lloyd Levine estimates that nearly 25%...
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There’s a surprising format change coming to this LA radio station

More changes are coming to LA Oldies K-Surf (1260 AM); oldies will be going away to make room for, well, I guess another form of oldies: 24/7 classical. The change will happen on December 1 at 6 a.m. Christmas music will air until then. Station owner Saul Levine hopes that upgrades in the audio chain and more radios in the market capable of receiving the station’s HD signal will help build an audience for classical music on the AM band, something he tried to do about five years ago. While I doub...
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Operation Warp Speed bought 100 million doses of Pfizer's and Moderna's vaccines before results came in. That $3.5 billion bet is paying off.

President Donald Trump delivers remarks on Operation Warp Speed. Shealah Craighead, White House The US launched Operation Warp Speed, an initiative to deliver coronavirus shots to Americans, in May. The program has funded the manufacturing of six promising vaccine candidates while clinical trials are ongoing. That includes shots from Pfizer and Moderna. Both companies recently announced positive results from their final stage of clinical trials. Warp Speed plans to distribute doses as soon...
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Levine set to announce 'targeted efforts' to control covid cases

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine is set to announce “targeted efforts” to control the spread of covid-19 as case...
Tags: Pennsylvania, Levine, Rachel Levine announces service mesh platform aimed at enterprise customers, a Cambridge, MA service mesh startup, announced some big changes to its approach today with a full-stack platform of services aimed squarely at the enterprise. The culmination of this will be Gloo Mesh Enterprise, a new product that will be available in Beta by the end of the year. Service meshes are part of a cloud native, containerized approach to development that enable micro services to communicate with one another. Idit Levine, founder and CEO at Solo, says that she began by creati...
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Biden's presidency could bring a smoother vaccine rollout and an overall decline in coronavirus cases, experts say

Joe Biden holds his mask at a campaign rally on October 24, 2020, in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will inherit the world's biggest coronavirus outbreak when he takes office in January.  But public-health experts think the process of distributing a vaccine will likely be smoother under Biden's administration than it would have been under Trump's. Experts also expect Biden to institute lockdowns in coronavirus hotspots. These measures, combined w...
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Lori Loughlin’s tough start at Dublin prison: COVID-19 quarantine, no visits, cheap hygiene products

Trading in her silky blouses and designer suits for a plain brown shirt, khaki pants and prison-issue bra and panties are not the only life-style changes that Lori Loughlin is probably dealing with right now, after starting her two-month sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin on Friday. The disgraced TV star traded in the luxury of her $9 million Los Angeles-area mansion for the life of a federal prison inmate after pleading guilty for her role in the college admissions scand...
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