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What you need to know: April 13

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Tuesday, April 13.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021 8:50 AM
Updated: Apr 13, 2021 10:46 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Tuesday, April 13.

Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign wildfire prevention plan in Butte County

Gov. Gavin Newsom will be in Butte County Tuesday raising awareness for fire preparedness. The Governor's office did not announce yet where exactly Gov. Newsom's Butte County visit will take place. At 11 a.m. Newsom is scheduled to sign a legislative package, providing $536 million to enhance and accelerate fire prevention projects. The Governor will also visit a Butte County project now underway.

Covered California enrollment reopens

Covered California enrollment has reopened. New federal subsidies are helping people lower monthly premiums. Legal U.S. citizens qualify for the program if they cannot afford health coverage and meet other low-income requirements. Click here to view their website.

FEMA accepting applications for up to $9,000 for COVID-19 funeral expenses

FEMA is asking applicants to be patient when applying to its funeral cost assistance program. The program launched on Monday, but the agency said it's facing issues from the high call volume. Applicants, not the person who died, must be U.S. citizens or legal immigrants. The program is set to pay out nearly 9,000 per burial.

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The CDC and FDA are recommending a pause on the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The agencies said they want to investigate reports of potentially dangerous clots that developed in six women days after getting that vaccine. More than 6.8 million doses of the J & J vaccine have been administered in the United States.

Bodycam footage of Daunte Wright shooting released

Bodycam footage in the shooting death of Daunte Wright has been released. The footage shows officers beginning to handcuff Wright before a struggle. Wright tried to get back in the car and that is when the Brooklyn Center Police Department said Officer Kim Potters intended to pull her taser, but instead pulled out her gun and shot wright. Officer Potters is now on administrative leave.

Biden calls for 'peace and calm' in the wake of Daunte Wright's fatal encounter with police in Minnesota

President Joe Biden is set to meet with the congressional black caucus to discuss his infrastructure plan. Aides also said President Biden will discuss policing reform in the wake of Daunte Wright's death. The president sent out a tweet Monday mourning Wright's death. Biden addressed the pain, anger, and trauma of ‘Black America’ and called for a full investigation.

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