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Reynolds rejects Biden's call for $100 vaccine incentives

Jul. 30, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has no plans to offer $100 incentives to Iowans to get the coronavirus vaccine after President Joe Biden pleaded with states and local governments to use federal funds to entice people to stop the rapid spread of a virus variant, an aide said...

EXPLAINER: Will Alaska financing program ease eviction woes?

Jul. 30, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only...

EXPLAINER: Will Wyoming do enough to limit evictions?

Jul. 30, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jul. 30, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

Boston Herald. July 30, 2021. Editorial: Time for Senate to pass, not spike, betting bill House lawmakers are again putting the legalization of sports betting in the Senate’s court after overwhelmingly approving a bill that would allow that gaming...

EXPLAINER: Why CT advocates still expect an eviction surge

Jul. 30, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden’s administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only tool keeping...

EXPLAINER: Why aid is slow to reach South Carolina tenants

Jul. 30, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden's administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was...

EXPLAINER: Mississippi's efforts to help low-income tenants

Jul. 30, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden's administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was...

EXPLAINER: Will evictions in Louisiana spike despite aid?

Jul. 30, 2021 10:39 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden's administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September,...

EXPLAINER: How might Michigan do without eviction safeguard?

Jul. 30, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September has been the...

EXPLAINER: In Delaware, few tenants actually get evicted

Jul. 30, 2021 10:08 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden's administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was...