There was no public input in the emergency regulations adopted Tuesday, a process chosen by lawmakers and the governor.
Advocates urged the insurance department to reject proposed increases in health insurance rates for plans set to begin next year.
In districts that aren’t offering remote learning, sending a child back to the classroom could put some families at risk.
The failure of America’s mission in Afghanistan illuminates the full meaning of the term tragedy. The most obviously tragic aspect is the suffering of the Afghan people, recently captured in images from the Kabul airport that brought the reality of the war home more vividly than at any time in the past 20 years.
Conventional wisdom blames the current labor shortage on overly generous federal unemployment benefits. Such benefits can pay nearly as much as an hourly worker’s salary but are taken away upon accepting a job, making it reasonable to believe they could discourage a return to work. However, recent research shows that the impact of these benefits is likely small.