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* Inslee: COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands in late March,
* Thurston’s new Feb. COVID-19 cases down 50% from Jan.,
* Veterans can now get COVID-19 vaccines in Puget’s VA clinics!

a man wearing a suit and tie holding a cell phone
Gov. Jay Inslee
Credit: Ted S. Warren, Associated Press


+ Seattle P-I: Inslee: COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expected to expand to more groups in Washington in late March

+ South Sound Business: Thurston County’s New Strategy to Tackle Housing Crisis [includes Yelm]

+ The Olympian: Red Lion protesters wanted FEMA funds used to house people experiencing homelessness in hotels. Why hasn’t Thurston done that? Officials say the precarious nature of FEMA funds and local nonprofit capacity limits that option here

+ The Olympian: Thurston County’s new COVID-19 cases in February were down 50 percent from January

+ The News-Tribune (Tacoma): State Senate OKs bill to let graduating students make up for time lost to COVID-19

+ The Seattle Times: Veterans of all ages can now get COVID-19 vaccines at Puget Sound VA clinics

+ AARP: Navigate 2021 — Resources for Veterans, Military and Their Families

+ KING-5 TV: Washington state using new technology to track COVID-19 variants


The Daily Kos: House Democrats just passed the most important democracy reforms since the 1965 Voting Rights Act

Truthout: Georgia Bill Would Criminalize Giving Water to Voters Waiting in Long Lines

WaPo’s Eugene Robinson: The Republican Party is making Jim Crow segregationists proud

NBC News: Fox News will be ‘loyal opposition’ against Biden, Fox CEO says

Common Dreams: Arkansas Lawmakers Pass Near-Total Abortion Ban in Bid to Force SCOTUS Review

The Independent (UK) : QAnon has merged with white Christian envangelicals, experts say — and the results could be lethal


The Hill: Experts warn US risks delaying ‘normal’ summer

The Washington Post: Most coronavirus deaths have occurred in countries where majority of adults are overweight

The Times [UK]: Always tired? What to do if you have pandemic fatigue


Politico: Trump appointee [former State Department aide] arrested in connection with Capitol riot

The Washington Post: Ethics probe led to criminal referral involving Elaine Chao, Transportation Dept. inspector general says – Trump’s 4th Cabinet member to receive ethics probe

Washington Examiner: Recording Trump was discussed, Rod Rosenstein concedes

The Hill: Trump fires back at WSJ editorial urging GOP to move on

The Wrap: Scarborough Blames Trump’s ‘Big Lie’ for Threat of Second Capitol Attack (Video)

Posted by Steve on March 5, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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