[ad_1] (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images) During the last two-thirds of 2020, progressive policymakers, misguided by mistaken claims of spiking hardship, pushed for unprecedented government assistance to families. Coming after extraordinary federal policy interventions in March and April, this additional assistance proved unnecessary to prevent hardship from rising above its all-time low pre-pandemic levels. With
[ad_1] Wednesday, November 3, 2021 On December 20, 2021, the Vice President, the National Security Advisor, a majority of the President’s Cabinet, among other top government officials,1 must submit their proposals to President Joseph Biden on how the U.S. government can “significantly bolster” its ability to “prevent and combat corruption,” “combat all forms of illicit
[ad_1] Via Teleconference 3:04 P.M. EDT MR. ZIENTS: Good afternoon. Thanks for joining us. In a moment, I’ll turn to Drs. Walensky, Fauci, and Murthy. I’ll start by discussing the progress we’re making on testing, vaccination, and boosters — three critical parts of the President’s six-point plan to accelerate our path out of the pandemic.
[ad_1] Infographics by Dawn Peña / Bulatlat By DAWN CECILIA PEÑABulatlat.com MANILA – Independent think tank Ibon Foundation said that a wealth tax on Filipino billionaires can fund much-need financial assistance and the boosting of the country’s economic and medical response in 2022. “Substantial revenues can be raised by taxing the country’s super-rich who can
[ad_1] State Dining Room 9:57 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everyone. As I’ve said before, we have the tools to beat COVID — COVID-19 — if we come together as a country and use the tools we have. Earlier this month, I laid out a six-part plan for the fall that does just that: One, vaccinate
[ad_1] J. Lee Driskell was already on the road from her home in Brooksville, Florida, to Louisiana in her camper — the “Hurricane Hilton,” as she calls it — when she got a call hiring her to bring crews to help clean up after Hurricane Ida. It’s the kind of call that’s becoming more frequent.