The bill lawmakers are considering would impose a compromise labor agreement that was voted down by four of the 12 unions representing more than 100,000 employees at large freight rail carriers.
Biden pardons thousands for ‘simple possession’ of marijuana
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Under the Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law by President Biden on Aug. 16, some consumers may qualify for more than $10,000 in rebates and tax credits for buying high-efficiency appliances and electric vehicles and other purchases to decrease their carbon footprints.
The coming shift in power—which in January will end two years of unified Democratic control in Washington—is sure to complicate the second half of President Joe Biden’s term.
The supplemental rule comes as President Biden has accused oil companies of “war profiteering” and raised the possibility of imposing a windfall tax on energy companies if they don’t boost domestic production.
Helping drive the inflation slowdown from September to October were used car prices, which dropped for a fourth straight month. Also down were the prices of clothing and medical care.
The president suggested he will look to Congress to levy tax penalties on oil companies if they don’t begin to invest some profits in lowering costs for American consumers. The president issued the warning just days before the Nov. 8 midterm elections.
A leading congressional committee opened a probe of AT&T, Charter, Dish Network, T-Mobile and Verizon on Wednesday, aiming to explore if these and other telecom giants are “abiding by the law” in administering a federal aid program.
Six school districts in Indiana are among those that have been chose to to receive grants.
School systems throughout the country reported using less than 15 percent of the latest round of federal education funding allotted during the last school year. Meanwhile, education advocates worry students continue to fall behind academically.
Attorneys for six Republican-led states are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider their effort to block the Biden administration’s program to forgive billions of dollars in student loan debt.
The federal government announced Tuesday a program that will help farmers who have fallen behind on loan payments or face foreclosure.
The government said some families might be leaving up to $3,600 per child unclaimed, as well as other payments owed to them.
The cost-of living adjustment—the largest in more than 40 years—means the average recipient will receive more than $140 extra a month beginning in January, the Social Security Administration said Thursday.
Indiana voters can begin casting early, in-person ballots Wednesday for the Nov. 8 election in which Democrats are looking for a backlash against the Republican-backed state abortion ban approved over the summer.
The Biden administration said thousands of people have been incorrectly labeled as contractors rather than employees, potentially curtailing access to benefits and protections they rightfully deserve.
That change in Federal Employees Health Benefits Program premiums is significantly larger than last year’s rise and marks the biggest increase in more than a decade, the government announced Friday.
President Joe Biden last year directed the government to purchase only American-made zero-emission passenger cars by 2027.
In less than five weeks, voters can let Republicans keep their grip on Indiana’s Senate presence by re-electing Sen. Todd Young, who emphasizes his bipartisan accomplishments, or hand his seat to Tom McDermott, the hard-charging, plainspoken Democratic mayor of Hammond.
The limited bill would give states an upper hand over companies in choosing the location of courts that decide federal antitrust cases.
Tens of millions of small U.S. companies will soon be required to provide the government with details on their owners and others who benefit from them