The effort could apply to institutions such as long-term care facilities, cruise ships and universities, potentially affecting millions of Americans, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
The bipartisan measure sets aside $65 billion to expand Internet access, a pot of money meant to build out connectivity to unserved parts of the country while helping low-income families afford their bills.
Democrats’ quest for voting rights legislation has been eclipsed on Capitol Hill in recent weeks by the push for a bipartisan infrastructure deal, but key senators have continued to work behind the scenes.
Comparable to Native American boarding schools in the United States and the Canadian residential schools for Indigenous children, Australia’s program aimed to eliminate all traces of Indigenous culture from their wards.
The fire tore through Greenville, a town with a population of less than 1,000. The community, which dates back to California’s Gold Rush era, was ordered to evacuate earlier in the week as firefighters tried to protect buildings.
A spate of proposed construction brings “not-in-my-backyard” fears about traffic and the loss of space in a beloved park. Others believe that the need for these schools is so urgent that residents should support the plan and push officials to move fast.
The suite of new goals and mandates, among the administration’s most consequential pushes so far to combat climate change, is meant to transform the kind of vehicles Americans drive and to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
A growing body of research has found that neutering can increase the risk of cancer, obesity and joint problems. And in some parts of Europe, neutering is viewed as an unnecessary, or even cruel and abusive, intervention.