Many students think of loans as a necessary burden for a high-quality education, one expert said. But this thinking creates a cycle of student debt.
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With Democrats in control of both houses of Congress, activists say they want more than executive action to protect undocumented immigrants.
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Other progressives criticized "Senate silliness." Biden struck a deal with Senate Democrats pushing to lower income thresholds for direct payments.
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Rising Treasury yields most directly slam growth stocks, as their elevated valuations sour when government debt offers stronger returns.
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Tax revenues fell 0.12% on average for 47 states, but Democrats argue the $350 billion in state aid in Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus is necessary.
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HR 1 would end gerrymandering, expand early and absentee voting, and establish national standards for voter registration, among other reforms.
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Wealthier people may not be getting a $1,400 check in the $1.9 trillion stimulus because Joe Biden would cap income thresholds at a lower amount.
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Republicans banned earmarks a decade ago, but Democrats have put them back on the table. They could help pass bills like the $1.9 trillion stimulus.
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Democrats and Republicans in Congress are taking aim at a controversial law that shields internet platforms including Facebook and Twitter from lawsuits over content posted by users
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Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The Arizona House of Representatives just passed landmark app store legislation in a 31-29 vote on Wednesday that could have far-reaching consequences for Apple and Google and their respective mobile operating systems. The legislation, a sweeping amendment to Arizona’s existing HB2005, prevents app store operators from forcing a developer based in the state to use a preferred payment system, putting up a significant roadblock to Apple and Google’s ability to collect commissions on in-app purchases and app sales. It will now head to the state senate, where it must pass before its sent to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. The amendment specifically prohibits stores exceeding 1 million downloads from requiring “a developer that is domiciled in... Continue reading…
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And Biden says there will be enough vaccines for adults by the end of May.
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Last week, the US Supreme Court rejected Trump's effort to keep his tax returns hidden from the Manhattan District Attorney.
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Sen. Warren made the case for more IRS auditors as part of her pitch for a 2-3% annual tax on the wealth of America's ultra-rich.
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"But honestly, I think that in the best interests of the Democrats and the party, he should resign," a Democratic assemblyman told Insider.
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Chuck Schumer told reporters talks are under way with a group of nine senators including Joe Manchin, who's suggested a $300 federal jobless benefit.
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No Republicans supported restoring the right to vote to incarcerated felons. A majority of Democrats likewise opposed the measure.
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The Biden administration has said a wealth tax would be difficult to implement, but progressives keep proposing it as inequality worsens.
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Texas is experiencing an uptick in reported COVID-19 cases after the winter storm, and it has more hot-spot counties than any other state.
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The government would provide up to a 30% tax credit for companies to expand or build new facilities that make products to reduce carbon emissions.
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The pandemic has exacerbated the effects of child poverty, and now Congress has the chance to pass a program to halve child poverty within a year.
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