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The myriad missteps are laid bare in a report released by the Government Accountability Office in late January, which found that by summer 2020, most states still had not implemented the technology.
LACKING A LIFELINE: HOW A FEDERAL EFFORT TO HELP LOW-INCOME AMERICANS PAY THEIR PHONE BILLS FAILED AMID THE PANDEMICTONY ROMMFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We have been putting a lot of thought into this area for years, watching various aspects such as the missteps taken by government and the unfortunate poor intentions from supposed investors.
THESE 5 VCS HAVE HIGH HOPES FOR CANNABIS IN 2021MATT BURNSJANUARY 12, 2021TECHCRUNCH
It would have been easy to overlook a misstep from the face of the franchise, one of the league’s highest-paid players and a favorite of the team’s owner.
HOW A RETIRED ARMY RANGER HELPED RON RIVERA SEPARATE THE INTERESTING FROM THE IMPORTANTSAM FORTIERJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The early missteps in public health advice are particularly painful to recall, including assertions that asymptomatic people couldn’t spread the disease, and that masks weren’t needed.
AFTER A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER, NEW CHALLENGES AND HOPENANCY SHUTEDECEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Freedman and Madore, Riess’s chief rivals at the top of the distance ladder game, have argued in recent years that Cepheids foster possible missteps on higher rungs of the ladder.
ASTRONOMERS GET THEIR WISH, AND A COSMIC CRISIS GETS WORSENATALIE WOLCHOVERDECEMBER 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Analysts say missteps, in both fashion and finance, have left the one-time mall darling with slipping sales and nearly $2 billion in debt.
PANDEMIC BANKRUPTCIES: A RUNNING LIST OF RETAILERS THAT HAVE FILED FOR CHAPTER 11ABHA BHATTARAIDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A series of missteps in the investment business including a failed WeWork IPO and the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak led to record losses last fiscal year.
SOFTBANK STOCK RIDES UBER AND DOORDASH TO 20-YEAR HIGHKDUNN6NOVEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
So they could ill afford another misstep against the Raiders.
NO VICTORY LAP THIS TIME FOR RAIDERS AS PATRICK MAHOMES WINS IT LATE FOR CHIEFSMARK MASKENOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The missteps highlighted by the settlement are potentially serious, but the FTC didn’t say that hackers had exploited them in the real world.
ZOOM SETTLES FTC CASE ACCUSING IT OF PRIVACY MISSTEPS WITH NO FINEDZANEMORRISNOVEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
Many see the president’s refusal to consider a promising vaccine as only the latest federal misstep.
HOW A MADE-IN-CHINA COVID VACCINE IS DIVIDING A COUNTRY IN TWOGRADY MCGREGOROCTOBER 26, 2020FORTUNE

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