Author: Charlotte Pence Bond

Louisiana Health System To Roll Out Health Insurance Fee For Unvaccinated Spouses Of Workers

A health system in Louisiana is planning to charge its employees a fee who have unvaccinated spouses on its health insurance plan.  As reported by, “Ochsner, the state’s largest health system, will now add a health insurance surcharge of $100 per pay period for employees with unvaccinated domestic partners or spouses who are covered […]

Newsom Signs Mega Police Reform Bills

Democratic Governor of California Gavin Newsom approved extensive police reform measures on Thursday. As reported by the Los Angeles Times, eight measures were signed into law that “include raising the minimum age for police officers from 18 to 21, and allowing their badges to be permanently taken away for excessive force, dishonesty and racial bias.” […]

Judges Approve NYC Teacher Vaccine Mandate

A panel of judges in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan put forward a brief on Monday that said New York City can go forward with its vaccine mandate for teachers and staff in the nation’s largest public school system after the order was temporarily blocked.  As reported by CNBC, “After an […]

Report: Thousands More Migrants Headed To Border

Thousands of additional migrants, of whom the majority are Haitians, have gone through Panama as they head to the United States, according to a recent report. As Reuters reported:  Up to 4,000 migrants, most of them Haitians, have passed through the treacherous jungles of the Darien Gap in Panama on the Colombian border as they […]