Stop COVID Bonuses for Elected Officials Act would ban local or state leaders from giving…

Stop COVID Bonuses for Elected Officials Act would ban local or state leaders from giving…

This post was originally published on this siteStop COVID Bonuses for Elected Officials Act would ban local or state leaders from giving themselves bonuses with March’s COVID-19 relief money Rep. John Moolenaar (R-MI4) This would stop politicians from declaring, “I’ve evaluated my performance review and decided I’ve done a terrific job.” Context...

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Utah redistricting: Congressional map splitting Salt Lake County 4 ways heads to Gov. Spencer Cox

Utah redistricting: Congressional map splitting Salt Lake County 4 ways heads to Gov. Spencer Cox

This post was originally published on this site  The Utah Senate votes on the state’s new congressional maps during a special session of the Legislature at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Utah Senate gives final legislative approval to...

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Record Number of Ships Stranded Outside California Ports

Record Number of Ships Stranded Outside California Ports

This post was originally published on this site Container ships stranded outside of California ports reached a record number on Tuesday, as the United States’ supply chain crisis accelerates. One-hundred-eleven container ships are waiting to unload at ports such as Los Angeles and Long Beach, breaking the previous record of...

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Federal Deficit Narrowed in October, Ahead of Debt-Ceiling Debate

Federal Deficit Narrowed in October, Ahead of Debt-Ceiling Debate

This post was originally published on this siteThe federal government ran a $165 billion deficit during October, a smaller gap when compared with a year earlier, as the government took in higher revenue from taxes and other receipts and pulled back on spending.

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IRS announces inflation adjustments for standard deduction, tax brackets

IRS announces inflation adjustments for standard deduction, tax brackets

This post was originally published on this siteThe IRS on Wednesday announced inflation adjustments for 2022 pertaining to a host of features in the tax code, including the standard deduction and tax brackets.The changes take into account the fact that inflation has increased this year. The…

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Gingrich backs Herschel Walker in Georgia Senate race

Gingrich backs Herschel Walker in Georgia Senate race

This post was originally published on this siteFormer House Speaker Newt Gingrich threw his support behind Herschel Walker in the GOP primary to take on Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) in Georgia next year, becoming the latest conservative heavyweight to back the former football star.“I am proudly…

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Manchin: Lawmakers can ‘no longer ignore’ inflation

Manchin: Lawmakers can ‘no longer ignore’ inflation

This post was originally published on this siteSen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) sounded an alarm Wednesday after new consumer data found that U.S. inflation had hit a 30-year high, giving Democrats fresh headaches on President Biden’s social and climate spending plan.  Manchin, in a…

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Biden on inflation report: ‘Reversing this trend is a top priority for me’

Biden on inflation report: ‘Reversing this trend is a top priority for me’

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden said Wednesday that inflation statistics showing America’s prices are surging more than they have in 30 years are proof that there is “more work to do before our economy is back to normal.”

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Toyota planning January return to US headquarters in Texas without vaccine mandate: report

Toyota planning January return to US headquarters in Texas without vaccine mandate: report

This post was originally published on this siteToyota is planning to return to its US headquarters in Plano, Texas, in January without a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, The Dallas Morning News reported. The decision comes less than a week after the Biden administration published a…

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