For months, Patricia Merryweather-Arges, a health care expert, has fielded questions about the coronavirus pandemic from fellow Rotary Club members in the Midwest.
REGIONAL NEWS FROM ACROSSNJ.COM
- New Jersey GOP lawmakers defy vaccine mandate. [Associated Press]
- Woman is 1st confirmed omicron case in New Jersey, Georgia. [Associated Press]
- Sports betting ads: Industry weighs how much is too much? [Associated Press]
- NJ Sierra Club fills vacant top slot. [NJ Spotlight News]
- State judge schedules arguments on Statehouse vaccine mandate. [politico.com]
- Legislature approves bill expanding child tax credit. [New Jersey Monitor]
- At-home COVID tests to be covered by insurance—but details still to come. [New Jersey Monitor]
- A Tale of Three Needham, Mass. guys: Phil Murphy, Pete DeFazio and Charlie Baker. [New Jersey Globe]
- Is It Time to Change the Definition of ‘Fully Vaccinated’? [Kaiser Health News]
- Federal Scrutiny of Cuomo Widens to His Office’s Treatment of Women. [New York Times]
- FBI takes down Florida-to-New Jersey Gun Ring. [WPG Talk Radio]
- From rails to trails: N.J. to build 9-mile park that stretches from Montclair to Newark to Jersey City. [roi-nj.com]
- Murphy dramatically increases greenhouse gas reduction goal. [roi-nj.com]
- St. Jude Hoards Billions While Many of Its Families Drain Their Savings. [ProPublica]
- Here’s Why Rapid COVID Tests Are So Expensive and Hard to Find. [ProPublica]
- Activist investor blasts Republic First's Vernon Hill, calls for ouster of CEO or sale of bank. [Philadelphia Business Journal]
- Federal vaccine rule for private businesses to kick in on January 4. [New Jersey Monitor]
- Atlantic City's Relevant Clamming Industry of Yesteryear and Today. [WPG Talk Radio]
- Appellate court upholds public’s rights in police search warrant case. [New Jersey Monitor]
- 19-year-old's school board election win in Egg Harbor Township makes national news. [WPG Talk Radio]
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