Political Rewind: Ga. follows CDC on COVID boosters; Congress rushes vote; election lies endure
A health care worker prepares third doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for a senior living facility in Worcester, Pa., in late August. Credit: Hannah Beier, Bloomberg via Getty Images
Friday on Political Rewind: Georgia will follow CDC guidelines on who can receive the COVID-19 booster shot. Gov. Brian Kemp and state health director Kathleen Toomey announced health department vaccination sites have begun giving booster shots to eligible residents this week. The news comes even as Georgia remains in the lowest tier of states with fully vaccinated people.
In news from the U.S. Capitol, a last-minute vote in Washington, D.C., averted a federal government shutdown last night. Georgia’s congressional delegation voted along partisan lines on the resolution to authorize continued federal funding. Why did Georgia Republicans line up against the measure?
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