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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Alaska Newsletter for Sunday June 21, 2020 ( 3 items )  

Airlines for America: Major U.S. Airlines Announce Increased Enforcement of Face Coverings
WASHINGTON, June 16 -- Airlines for America issued the following news release: Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, announced that its member carriers will be vigorously enforcing face covering policies, putting rigor around rules requiring passengers and customer-facing employees to wear facial coverings over their nose and mouth. This is one critical element of the multiple layers that A4A carriers are implementing to mitigate ris  more

Center for American Progress: The COVID-19 Response in Indian Country - A Federal Failure
WASHINGTON, June 19 -- The Center for American Progress issued the following news release: A new report (https://www.americanprogress.org/?p=486480) from the Center for American Progress traces the devastating impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities to the U.S. government's failure to uphold its trust and treaty obligations to Indian Country. Tribal communities have faced some of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the world. The Navajo Na  more

Journal of Paleontology Issues Research Articles in July 2020 Edition
BETHESDA, Maryland, June 20 -- The Journal of Paleontology, a journal that says it features systematics, phylogeny, paleoecology, paleogeography and evolution of fossil organisms from the Paleontological Society, published research articles on the following topics in its July 2020 edition: * Biometric study of late Oligocene larger benthic Foraminifera (Lepidocyclinidae and Nummulitidae) from the Qom Formation, Central Iran (Tajar-Kuh section) * The oldest hyolithids (Cambrian Series 2, Montez  more