Warren and Brown to Regulators: It Would be a Grave Error to Extend Capital Exemptions for the Nation’s Large Banks and Holding Companies

 

“It is inexcusable to provide Wall Street with deregulatory capital exemptions while allowing them to pay out tens of billions in capital every quarter through dividends and stock buybacks”

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Washington, DC – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.),

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Health Orders Regarding Mass Gatherings, Sports, Entertainment Venues Signed

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Stephanie McCloud signed the following public health orders:

First Amended Revised Order to Limit and/or Prohibit Mass Gatherings in the State of Ohio, with Exceptions. Changes include:

  • Wedding receptions, funeral repasts, proms, and other events, whether or not food is served, at banquet facilities shall comply with previously signed health orders, including those regarding restaurants and facial coverings.
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TSA Strengthens Operational Readiness in Advance of Spring Break

WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has substantial efforts underway in preparation for spring break travelers, who typically travel late February through April. Those efforts include technology upgrades across airport checkpoints that reduce or eliminate physical contact, recruitment efforts to prepare for possible increasing passenger volumes, and vaccination efforts for our officers and personnel who regularly engage directly with members of the public.… Read full story

NIH Effort Seeks to Understand MIS-C, Range of SARS-CoV-2 Effects on Children

The National Institutes of Health has launched a new research effort to understand how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, affects children, who account for roughly 13%(link is external) of the total cases of COVID-19 in the United States. The effort is called the Collaboration to Assess Risk and Identify Long-term Outcomes for Children with COVID (CARING for Children with COVID).… Read full story