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Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Task Force On Disaster Issues Affecting Persons
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Texas Governor Abbott Appoints Task Force On Disaster Issues Affecting Persons

Governor Abbott Appoints Ten To Task Force On Disaster Issues Affecting Persons Who Are Elderly And Persons With Disabilities Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Stephanie Duke, Barbara “Kay” Kizer, and Captain John Spann to the Task Force on Disaster Issues Affecting Persons who are Elderly and Persons with Disabilities for terms set to expire on February 1, 2021. Additionally, he appointed Becky Ames, Neva Fairchild, Chief Carlos Garcia, and Patrick Sturdivant for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023 and appointed Kristina Henning, Tim McIntosh, and Marco Trevino for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025.  Governor Abbott named Chief Carlos Garcia as chair of the Task Force.  The Task Force on Disaster Issues Affecting Persons Who Are Elderly and Persons Who Are...
Texas Governor Abbott Appoints 11 To Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness & Response
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Texas Governor Abbott Appoints 11 To Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness & Response

Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbotts has appointed eleven members to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. The task force provides expert, evidence-based assessments, protocols, and recommendations related to state responses to infectious diseases, and to serve as a reliable and transparent source of information and education for Texas leadership and citizens. Task force members serve at the pleasure of the Governor. Ogechika “Oge” Alozie, M.D. of El Paso is the chief medical officer of Del Sol Medical Center. Alozie received a Master’s of Public Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Benin Medical School. Sheila Haley, Ph.D. of Lantana recently retired as an assistan...
AFL-CIO Creates New Task Force on Racial Justice
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AFL-CIO Creates New Task Force on Racial Justice

Washington, DC (STL.News) AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Friday announced the creation of the AFL-CIO Task Force on Racial Justice, charged with implementing a series of recommendations adopted by the AFL-CIO General Board focused on taking concrete action to address America’s long history of racism and police violence against Black people. “The labor movement is committed to being the tip of the spear in the fight to bring long overdue racial justice to our country,” Trumka said.  “These dedicated leaders will take on one of the most complex challenges our movement has ever faced.  I am confident each of them have the experience, dedication and tenacity to lead this important initiative.” The task force will be chaired by United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President and AFL-...