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The U.S. government will make 400 million non-surgical "N95" masks from its strategic national stockpile available for free to the public starting next week, a White House official said, as the Biden administration tries to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Biden administration on Tuesday extended the comment period on its sweeping workplace Covid-19 vaccine rule by 45 days as it seeks feedback from various stakeholders including private employers on whether a recently issued emergency temporary standard should become a permanent rule.
President Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday not to panic about the new Covid-19 Omicron variant and said the United States was working with pharmaceutical companies to make contingency plans if new vaccines were needed.
Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) is urging President Joe Biden to reform immigration policies and provide extra funds to Long Island for the education of unaccompanied minors who have fled their home countries.
The Biden administration on Friday said it was seeking buyers for offshore wind energy leases in the shallow waters between Long Island and New Jersey as part of its effort to ramp up the share of offshore wind generation over the next decade.
Long Island members of Congress set their differences aside in welcoming Wednesday’s historic inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington, D.C.