Susan Witkin, Lisa De Souza, September. 30Th discussed on Mandy Connell
Heart radio box 31 Pinpoint whether sunny, hazy and hot today and tomorrow highs both days in the mid nineties 94 degrees right now a DEA President Biden is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all out effort to increase covid 19 vaccinations and curb the surging Delta variant that's killing thousands each week in jeopardizing the nation's economic recovery. Expansive rules mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require them to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly affecting about 80 million Americans. Roughly 17 million workers at health facilities that receive federal, Medicare or Medicaid will also have to be fully vaccinated. The president is also signing an executive order to require vaccination for employees of the executive branch and Contractors who do business with the federal government, with no option to test out that covers several million more workers. Hundreds of Denver City employees are trying to opt out of the requirement to be vaccinated against Covid by September. 30th Lisa de Souza with Fox 31 has been tracking the data UN employees asking for exemptions for either medical or religious reasons. More than 400 public safety employees are trying to get an exemption here in Denver from that requirement to get the Covid 19 vaccine By the end of the month, nearly 200 of those employees are with the Denver Police Department, many of the others applying for exemptions or with the Denver Fire Department. And so far the city's approved 235 exemptions, denying eight the Biden administration taking the state of Texas to court over its new abortion law. U S Supreme Court recently declined to block implementation of the Texas law, which bans abortions. After six weeks of pregnancy is attorney General Merrick Garland. The act is clearly unconstitutional. Under longstanding Supreme Court precedent, It offers no exceptions for rape or incest. New jobless claims reaching a fresh pandemic era Lo senior analyst with bankrate dot com My Mark Hamrick says he really likes the look of this week's jobless claims report showing an overall decline of 35,000 that takes us down to the 300,000 level. 310,000 to be exact. And that's just about 100,000 above where we were before the pandemic began, he says. The real problem now is that there are a lot of job openings and not enough people who want to fill them. Some businesses are giving midyear pay raises to their current employees in an effort to keep them. Wall Street closed lower today, the Dow industrials lost 152 points. The S and P. 500 was down by 21, The NASDAQ off 38 Our next news update is at 2 30. I'm Susan Witkin on K Away. NewsRadio 8:50 a.m. At 94 1 F m Calling all sports fans I.