The Countdown: Getting ahead of delta variant, progress on infrastructure bill

TODAY IN POLITICS: A vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill could come in a matter of days as businesses, politicians and the public try to get ahead of the rapidly spreading delta variant.

Read more: https://abc7ny.com/joe-biden-kamala-harris-president-covid/10610108/

Nassau County voting on controversial legislation would allow police officers to sue protesters

A long debate continued at the Nassau County legislature on Monday. They are considering controversial legislation that would allow police officers to sue protesters and collect financial damages.

Read more: https://abc7ny.com/long-island-nassau-county-legislature-protest-bill/10923404/

Health care workers in NJ must get vaccinated or test, Murphy says

Governor Phil Murphy announced that all employees in certain health care facilities and other high-risk congregate settings in New Jersey will be required to complete a full vaccination course or undergo regular testing at a minimum of once to twice each week.

Read more: https://abc7ny.com/delta-variant-covid-new-jersey-nj-vaccine/10925138/

MTA, NY Port Authority workers must be vaccinated or test weekly starting Labor Day

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all MTA employees and New York employees of the Port Authority must be vaccinated or tested weekly starting Labor Day.

Read more: https://abc7ny.com/delta-variant-covid-new-york-ny/10924756/

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