Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 10/01/21

Normally, News Views does not feature a Live Blog on Fridays but, since we missed posting it on Thursday, welcome to the Friday Edition. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed. And…Happy October.

President Biden/Biden Administration:

Biden signs government funding bill hours before midnight deadline to avert shutdown

The House voted Thursday afternoon after the Senate also approved the measure.

Court sides with Biden administration, preserves Covid limits on asylum-seekers for now

Hearings on Title 42, a health law being used to turn away migrants at the border, are scheduled for January.

Congress:

Democrats’ spending bill includes plan to get free health care to uninsured Americans

Full List of 15 Republican Senators Who Voted to Avoid a Government Shutdown

  • Roy Blunt — Missouri
  • Richard Burr — North Carolina
  • Shelley Moore Capito — West Virginia
  • Bill Cassidy — Louisiana
  • Susan Collins — Maine
  • John Cornyn — Texas
  • Lindsey Graham — South Carolina
  • John Kennedy — Louisiana
  • Mitch McConnell — Kentucky
  • Lisa Murkowski — Alaska
  • Mitt Romney — Utah
  • Mike Rounds — South Dakota
  • Richard Shelby — Alabama
  • Thom Tillis — North Carolina
  • Todd Young — Indiana

SCOTUS:

Alito defends letting Texas abortion law take effect, says Supreme Court critics want to intimidate justices

Economy:

Fed Predicts Inflation Rates Will Decline After Seeing Biggest Increase in 30 Years

COVID-19 Updates/COVIDIOTS:

Woman who survived Spanish flu, world war dies at 105 after contracting Covid

“I think my mother would have been around quite a bit longer if she hadn’t contracted Covid,” Primetta Giacopini’s 61-year-old daughter said. “She was a fighter. She had a hard life.”

How to Trigger a ‘Fullish’ MAGAt: SCIENCE!

Should’ve Got the Vaccine:

Vaccination rates for New York health-care workers rise after mandate

Lawsuit seeks to halt Biden’s vaccination mandates for federal workforce

Majority of Pregnant People Refuse to Get Vaccinated, Despite CDC Guidance

The American Taliban/White ISIS/Wing Nuts/MAGAts/GUNZ!:

House Jan. 6 committee issues subpoenas for pro-Trump rally organizers

Infowars host Alex Jones is responsible for damages triggered by his false claims on the Sandy Hook shooting, judge rules

The Former Guy:

Liars attract other liars:

State News:

Ohio! Bigly Concepts: Lordstown to Sell Ohio Plant to Foxconn in $280 Million Deal

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson to move to Tennessee as Massachusetts considers assault weapons ban

Officials say legislative proposals in the company’s current state would prohibit them from manufacturing certain weapons.

California governor signs off on series of police reform bills

One of the laws allows the state to decertify officers, which its author said will end the “wash, rinse and repeat cycle of police misconduct.”

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem dismisses conservative website’s claims of extramarital affair with former Trump adviser

Other News:

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