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Clinic workers in multiple states have found the new requirements so onerous they’ve started writing all the vaccination records on paper and entering them into the computer by hand when they have free time.
THIS IS HOW AMERICA GETS ITS VACCINESCAT FERGUSONJANUARY 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Considering how much money was set aside, the Main Street lending program and municipal lending programs haven’t been well utilized, with critics saying the loans carry onerous requirements.
DEBATE OVER FED’S POWERS PROVE STUMBLING BLOCK TO STIMULUS TALKSRACHEL SIEGELDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Clearly, such performance would be regarded as that of a star trader, and not that of a politician with other onerous duties.
SEN. DAVID PERDUE’S SUSPICIOUS STOCK SUCCESS SHOWS WHY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS SHOULDN’T BE ALLOWED TO TRADE INDIVIDUAL STOCKSJAKEMETHDECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
The move reflects the agency’s recognition that the two-week quarantine rule is onerous for many people and that most of the public health benefit from quarantining people exposed to the virus can be gained with a more flexible approach.
CDC SAYS 2-WEEK CORONAVIRUS QUARANTINES CAN BE CUT TO 10 OR 7 DAYSJOEL ACHENBACHDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Obama then seems to try to temper that by adding that the unions were “understandably wary” of standardized testing — but he doesn’t mention just how onerous the testing became.
THE TELLING THINGS BARACK OBAMA WROTE — AND DIDN’T MENTION — ABOUT HIS EDUCATION POLICIES IN NEW MEMOIRVALERIE STRAUSSDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The program has been widely criticized for having onerous loan terms, and there are ongoing debates about how much risk the program should take on given that losses are ultimately covered by taxpayer dollars.
FEDERAL RESERVE WIDENS TERMS OF MAIN STREET LENDING PROGRAM AMID A MURKY TIMELINE ON STIMULUSRACHEL SIEGELOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
You might view a text exchange with a relative as conversationally less onerous, for example.
PEOPLE ARE DISCOVERING THE JOY OF ACTUALLY TALKING ON A PHONE - FACTS SO ROMANTICBRIAN GALLAGHERSEPTEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
As rival Epic has discovered, Apple and Google can set onerous terms for game developers on their dominant mobile platforms.
BUY OR PASS? THE PROS AND CONS OF INVESTING IN 9 UPCOMING TECH IPOS FROM PALANTIR TO ASANAAARON PRESSMANAUGUST 29, 2020FORTUNE
Because, you know, form-filling and application-filling can be really onerous in the best of times, and these are the opposite of the best of times.
IS $2 TRILLION THE RIGHT MEDICINE FOR A SICK ECONOMY? (EP. 411)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 2, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Nothing is more onerous and more ruinous for the greatest part of the nations than the worship of their Gods!
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
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