White House warns trucker protests at US-Canada border crossings already causing ‘significant impacts’ to some industries

White House warns trucker protests at US-Canada border crossings already causing ‘significant impacts’ to some industries

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is “very closely” monitoring the protests by truckers at US-Canada border crossings in which standoffs have emerged over vaccine mandates and other issues, threatening supply chains and other major disruptions, a White House official told CNN.

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Consumer prices continue to soar as January inflation hits a 40-year high

Consumer prices continue to soar as January inflation hits a 40-year high

This post was originally published on this site  Power lines run through Roy on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Electricity prices surged 4.2% in January alone, the sharpest rise in 15 years, and are up 10.7% from a year earlier. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News A 40-year-record set last month by...

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Higher inflation probably costs you $ 276 a month

Higher inflation probably costs you $ 276 a month

This post was originally published on this siteThe average U.S. household spends an extra $ 276 a month on inflation, which has been growing at the fastest rate in 40 years, according to a new economic analysis. The pressure is due to higher prices on a range of products and...

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GOP challenger says Sen. Mike Lee is ‘no longer a credible voice’ on term limits

GOP challenger says Sen. Mike Lee is ‘no longer a credible voice’ on term limits

This post was originally published on this site  GOP Senate candidate Ally Isom calls on Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, to limit his service to two terms and pledges to serve only two terms if she is elected, during a press conference on the steps of the Capitol in Salt Lake...

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Criminal Alien Removal Clarification Act would made it easier to deport immigrants who commit a…

Criminal Alien Removal Clarification Act would made it easier to deport immigrants who commit a…

This post was originally published on this siteCriminal Alien Removal Clarification Act would made it easier to deport immigrants who commit a felony or two misdemeanors Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ4) Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) This is a bill about criminal aliens, but not like Jabba the Hutt. Context James Dimaya immigrated to the...

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Senate poised to pass sweeping overhaul of workplace sexual misconduct law

Senate poised to pass sweeping overhaul of workplace sexual misconduct law

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate is poised to pass one of the largest workplace reforms in decades, freeing victims of sexual harassment and sexual assault to seek justice in court when they had previously been bound to a closed, often-secretive legal proceeding commonly used in these...

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Biden administration cautions that rolling back mask restrictions are premature

Biden administration cautions that rolling back mask restrictions are premature

This post was originally published on this siteMore states run by Democratic governors have announced plans to ease masking policies, including in schools. But the federal government is still urging caution.

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The economy is strong but voters aren’t feeling it. That’s a problem for Biden

The economy is strong but voters aren’t feeling it. That’s a problem for Biden

This post was originally published on this site President Biden’s first year in the White House has been marked by record GDP growth and job gains, so why do voters keep giving him poor marks on the economy? (Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Florida GOP’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill ignites national condemnation

Florida GOP’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill ignites national condemnation

This post was originally published on this site Opponents of bigotry and censorship are raising their voices in protest after Florida’s GOP-controlled Senate Education Committee on Tuesday advanced legislation that would effectively prohibit teachers from discussing sexual orientation and gender identity in primary grades or at any level “in a...

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Trucker protest over vaccine mandates at US-Canada bridge heighten economic worries: COVID-19 updates

Trucker protest over vaccine mandates at US-Canada bridge heighten economic worries: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteA protest over vaccine mandates at the US-Canada border is expected to enter the fourth day on Wednesday. Live COVID-19 updates.     

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