Kamala Harris

VP Harris Announces Landmark Childcare Reforms to Alleviate Financial Strain on Working Families

In a move towards easing the financial burden on working families, Vice President Kamala Harris unveiled a comprehensive set of measures to lower childcare costs and provide crucial support for early educators. The White House noted in a Fact Sheet that the initiative aligns closely with President Biden’s historic Executive Order on Care. The White House said the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a rule that bolsters the Childcare & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program, a cornerstone for childcare assistance benefiting over a million families monthly.

End the Rail Family Feud – President Biden’s Neutral Panel Recommended the Way

Nobody wins when the family feuds. This often-quoted line from Jay-Z’s track “Family Feud” on his critically acclaimed album 4:44 perfectly describes the brewing crisis between the nations Class I railroads and their labor unions. Believe it or not, railroads and their unions are like families born of arranged marriages. Most days they tolerate each other and often unite against outsiders who look to harm the family unit and other times – mostly during the endless negotiation season – they are warring clans. As a former member of the management team at Amtrak I have witnessed the unity and enmity

Vice President Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the White House announced, underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases restrictions in a bid to return to pre-pandemic normalcy. Harris press secretary Kirsten Allen said neither President Joe Biden nor first lady Jill Biden was considered a “close contact” of Harris in recent days. Harris had been scheduled to attend Biden’s Tuesday morning Presidential Daily Brief but was not present, the White House said. Because of their travel schedules, the last time Harris saw Biden was Monday, April 18. The

Calif. Officials: Get Booster Shot; Celebrate Thanksgiving Holiday Safely

On Saturday, the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup  completed a separate review of the federal government’s approval process for the booster shots and also recommended that “individuals 18 or older who have completed their primary vaccination series,” take the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna boosters.

REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS IN PRESS GAGGLE AFTER MEETING ON THE BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA

“And women shouldn’t have to make — no parent should have to make those choices.  And I believe that we as a society are presenting a false choice if we say to individuals that you either can be a parent — and then the daughter of aging parents — or you can pursue your profession and continue with the work that you care about and love.”