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    Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey presented a plan to patch a more than $155 million revenue gap using furloughs, cash reserves and spending freezes. The deficit followed the COVID-19 pandemic and riots in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody, which combined brought a steep drop in parking, utilities and general revenue. “This unprecedented time calls for an unprecedented approach to our budget,” Frey told the City Council Thursday. The city saved $58 million from a...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Two groups advocating for education and the Maryland Jockey Club were among the organizations that spent the most on lobbyists in Maryland in the most recent reporting period, when major legislation affecting them was before state lawmakers. The spending on lobbying reported to the State Ethics Commission this week came at a time when state lawmakers in the last legislative session approved a far-reaching education funding measure and a plan to rebuild the Pimlico Race Course...
    Americans revolving credit debt has dropped to $996 billion in May, CNBC reports. Revolving credit debt typically refers to credit cards, personal lines of credit and home equity lines of credit. According to the Federal Reserve, the decline is the lowest since the Great Recessions drop to $833 billion in May 2011. The Feds report shows the revolving credit debt has dropped for three months in a row. In April, the debt totaled $1.020 trillion.  The drop is a reflection of...
    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testifies before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on July 9, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Americas top military guy, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, was last seen telling reporters that he had no idea that police and military forces were being used on the evening of June 1 to attack peaceful demonstrators in Lafayette Square so that Donald Trump could walk to his Bible photo...
    Do you like to travel every year? If yes, this is a good way to go on a social detox. Travelling is important because it enables us to blend in with new cultures and learn a lot about different people around us. However, when it comes to planning a trip, managing the budget is what occurs as the first thought in anyone’s mind. Here, we will guide you through a few ways to manage your travel budget: Book Cheap Flights...
    This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. Maryland received a massive pot of COVID-19 relief money from the federal government, but how much of that money will be spent remains unknown even to state legislators. Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan (R) hasn’t been transparent about how he plans to use millions in relief funds from the federal government, David C. Romans, a fiscal policy and analysis coordinator with...
    After years of prodding by President Trump and as China extends its global reach, the Europe Union will increase its military spending, according to a senior EU official. “We are aware that our partners around the world expect us to play a bigger role as a provider of global security, and we are ready to do so,” EU High Representative Josep Borrell said in a Thursday address to the EU’s Washington Defense Forum. “The era of a somewhat naive...
    (CNN)More Americans support keeping spending on policing in their areas about the same (42%) than want it increased (31%) or decreased (25%), according to a poll from the Pew Research Center released Thursday. With marches and protests still ongoing since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May, the Black Lives Matter movement is rallying around cries to defund the police. Protesters have popularized the phrase, which supports moving funds from police departments to other forms of public safety,...
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a new welfare package on Thursday for Israelis who have lost livelihoods due to the coronavirus crisis, saying the measures would provide an economic safety net for the coming year. A surge in contagion prompted the government to reimpose closures on businesses this week, dashing hopes of a recovery from a record 21% unemployment and stoking anger at the slow payout of $29 billion in aid previously pledged by the state. In...
    Bill de Blasio paints Black Lives Matter street mural outside Trump Tower Stadia adds Celeste and El Hijo to its lineup Big restaurant chains are recovering faster than the rest of the industry, Bank of America says Small chain restaurants and independent eateries are taking longer than large chains to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. A Bank of American study found that spending at small chains and independent restaurants lagged large chains by about 20%. Trade groups have...
    Source: Bank of America Big restaurant chains have largely recovered from the coronavirus pandemic, but the rest of the industry is taking longer to bounce back, according to a Bank of America study. Analysts Gregory Francfort and JonMichael Shekian used aggregated transaction data from Bank of America credit and debit cardholders to analyze consumers restaurant spending habits. On July 1, the trailing seven-day average spend at large chain restaurants was down 4% compared with the year-ago period. At small restaurant chains and...
    A two-thirds majority of Americans say they support giving civilians the power to sue police, a new survey by the Pew Research Center suggests. The opinion poll found overall support for police is steady, but fewer people say officers use appropriate force. Despite recent clamour to defund law enforcement, 73% say such spending should stay the same or even increase. The survey comes amid fierce debate over police reform spurred by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in...
    House Democrats on Thursday advanced an amendment that would restore millions of dollars in aid to Palestinians cut by the Trump administration two years earlier, as part of a multi-billion dollar spending bill under consideration. House Appropriations Committee Chair Rep. Nita LoweyNita Sue LoweyDemocrats sidestep budget deal by seeking 0B in emergency spending New Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Overnight Defense: House Dems offer M for Army to rename bases | Bill takes aim at money for Trumps border wall...
    DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) — Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing using the federal government’s regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of U.S.-based goods and services plus $300 billion in new research and development in U.S. technology concerns. Among other policies expected to be announced Thursday, he proposes tightening current “Buy American” laws that...
    Bradley Cortright July 9, 2020 0 Comments Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump’s administration is eying another round of direct payments to help Americans struggling financially due to coronavirus shutdowns. During Thursday’s appearance on CNBC, Mnuchin touted the trillions of dollars the government has spent to help keep small businesses and Americans afloat amid the coronavirus shutdowns. However, he admitted that there is still more than needs to be done to help the economy as the virus continues to spread.  When...
    Former vice president Joe Biden plans to reveal a multi-billion dollar plan, “The Buy American Campaign,” that aims to shore up American manufacturing and invest in technologies such as 5G cellular networks and electric vehicles, The New York Times reported. The plan is intended to challenge incumbent President Donald Trump on economic policy. The keystone of the plan calls for a $400 billion increase, incrementally over the next four years, in U.S. government purchasing of American-made goods. As CNBC reported,...
    MANCHESTER UNITED are interested in signing Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele as an alternative to Jadon Sancho, according to reports. The Borussia Dortmund winger, 20, has been Uniteds No1 target for a number of months now as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to improve his squad. 2Ousmane Dembele could be Old Trafford-bound this summerCredit: Getty - Contributor Right wing remains to be an area that the Norwegian is intent on improving upon - despite Mason Greenwoods excellent form in recent weeks. BVB...
    After being cooped up for so long, families will travel again — though not far and most likely to rural places.Oliver Rossi With many states pausing or rolling back reopening plans and shutting down businesses again, consumers are continuing to spend less money — and that could potentially have an impact on retirement savings.  A new survey by ING found that 39% of men and 47% of women in the U.S. report they are spending less during the coronavirus pandemic...
    It’s Thursday, July 9th. Here are the stories we’re keeping our eye on: COVID-19 Continues Surging In The South HOUSTON, TX – JULY 2: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) A member of the medical staff looks up to a TV screen for a moment in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on July 2, 2020 in Houston, Texas. COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have spiked since Texas reopened, pushing intensive-care wards to full capacity and sparking concerns about...
    WASHINGTON - Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal governments regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of U.S.-based goods and services plus $300 billion in new research and development in U.S. technology concerns. Among other policies expected to be announced Thursday, he proposes tightening current Buy American...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal government’s regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of U.S.-based goods and services plus $300 billion in new research and development in U.S. technology concerns. Among other policies expected to be announced Thursday, he proposes tightening current “Buy American” laws...
    CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) – In Camden, a heartwarming salute to a COVID-19 patient who fought the virus with all he had, and won. Forty-one-year-old Darnell Lewis, of Camden, was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. He arrived at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital on May 1. The next day he was transferred to the intensive care unit and spent 44 days on a ventilator. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! Darnell Lewis “I’m here because of prayer,...
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden delivers remarks after meeting with Pennsylvania families who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act on June 25, 2020 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal governments regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of...
    By BILL BARROW, Associated Press Launching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal government’s regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms. Biden calls for a $400 billion, four-year increase in government purchasing of U.S.-based goods and services plus $300 billion in new research and development in U.S. technology concerns. Among other policies expected to be announced Thursday, he proposes tightening current...
    RISHI Sunak has pledged nearly £50 billion in the fight against Covid – more than the UK’s annual defence budget. The Chancellor set aside £10 billion to support the NHS Test and Trace programme, which aims to unlock the economy. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 3Chancellor Rishi Sunak has pledged £50billion of additional spending to combat coronavirusCredit: AFP or licensors Paul Hunter, Professor in Medicine at UEA, said: “There are only three ways...