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2020 Census Apportionment Results Delivered to the President

APRIL 26, 2021 – The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that the 2020 Census shows the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2020, was 331,449,281. The U.S. resident population represents the total number of people living in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The resident population increased by 22,703,743 or 7.4% from 308,745,538 in 2010. “The …

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2020 Census Apportionment Results Delivered to the President

PRIL 26, 2021 – The U.S. Census Bureau announced today that the 2020 Census shows the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2020, was 331,449,281. The U.S. resident population represents the total number of people living in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The resident population increased by 22,703,743 or 7.4% from 308,745,538 in 2010. “The …

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The Washington State Legislature passes landmark recovery budget to help families, small businesses

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Legislature passed a historic budget today that focuses on an equitable recovery from the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. The 2021-23 operating budget uses a combination of ongoing state revenue and federal funds from the American Rescue Plan to provide back-due rent relief, small business support, strengthen the state’s safety net, build upon investments …

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Important FAQs regarding Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

WHY ARE J&J VACCINES BEING PAUSED? • On Tuesday, April 13th, the FDA/CDC announced a rare but serious side effect including serious brainblood clots (CVST) combined with low platelet counts in six patients who received J&J vaccines.• All patients are women under 50 years of age.• Vaccines are being paused out of an abundance of caution. WHAT IS WA STATE …

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“A Word” – Short Film Illustrates The Power of Words and Brings Awareness to Causes of Rising Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Call It COVID, a group that aims to fight Anti-Asian violence, posted “A Word”, a spoken-word film. The short film discusses the effects of certain “words” and “phrases” such as “the China Virus” and how it has damaged the nation and Asian American communities. The film aims to bring awareness to the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. The message condemns …

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AARP Analysis Shows that Nongroup Health Insurance was Unaffordable for Nearly Half of Adults Aged 50-64 in 2019

Special Enrollment Period and Increased ACA Subsidies Could Help Close Gaps in Health Insurance Coverage for Asian American and Pacific Islander Adults WASHINGTON – A new analysis from AARP’s Public Policy Institute finds that nearly half of older adults purchasing health insurance through the nongroup health insurance market faced unaffordable health coverage in 2019, compared to 30% of younger adults. …

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As City Nears 50,000 Vaccinations, City of Seattle Partners With Seattle Visiting Nurse Association and Seattle Colleges to Open Community Vaccination Hub in North Seattle

Community Vaccination Hub at North Seattle College Will Be Fourth City-Affiliated Fixed Vaccination Site Site Has Initial Capacity for 1,170 Vaccinations Per Week, Could Scale Up to 6,400, Supply Permitting SEATTLE (March 31, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City is helping to support a new Community Vaccination Hub operated by Seattle Visiting Nurse Association (SVNA) …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates for Washington State: Phase Finder Close Out

State of Washington will no longer require Phase Finder to verify vaccine eligilities. In order to get as many vulnerable members of the community vaccinated as possible, the state has removed Phase Finder to speed up the process. The Phase Finder will be replaced by Vaccine Locator to help Washington residents learn about eligibilities and schedule an appointment. LanguageVaccine LocatorEnglishhttps://VaccineLocator.doh.wa.govSimplified …

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Bank of America Increases Commitment to Advance Racial Equality and Economic Opportunity to $1.25 Billion

Expansion will include actions to address racial justice and advocacy for people of Asian descent Bank of America today announced that it has increased its $1 billion, four-year commitment to advance racial equality and economic opportunity to $1.25 billion over five years. This effort further accelerates work already underway to address racial equality and opportunity through direct actions, investments and …

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Washington: Extensions are ending! Go online now to renew your driver license or instruction permit

If you delayed renewing your driver license or instruction permit because it was extended, it’s time to act. The Department of Licensing (DOL) is planning no further extensions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check your license or permit: If its expiration date ranges from March 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021, please renew it as soon as possible. It’s easy to renew online! …

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