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Biden administration outlines Colorado’s infrastructure needs to push proposed American Jobs Plan

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday released details of Colorado’s infrastructure needs as part of its pitch for the proposed American Jobs Plan. Biden unveiled the $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan in recent weeks that would be funded by a......

Biden White House Gives Ohio ‘C-‘ in Infrastructure While Pitching American Jobs Plan

click to enlarge Jon Dawson/FlickrCC Ohio’s bridges could use some help, according to the White House A new “Infrastructure report card” from the White House gives Ohio a C- on a variety of various infrastructure needs — notably, the pseudo-report card doesn’t just target the conditions of roads and bridges,......

Infrastructure, jobs plan needed to recover from COVID

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Throughout our nation’s history, often in times of war or economic crisis, critical investments have driven much-needed job creation — leaving both our nation’s infrastructure and our nation’s workforce stronger. When President Abraham Lincoln started construction on......

Factbox: Biden jobs plan includes $50 billion for chips research, manufacturing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure investment package includes $300 billion to boost the struggling U.S. manufacturing sector, including $50 billion for semiconductor production and research, the White House said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an economic briefing in the Oval Office......

Biden to meet Monday with bipartisan lawmakers about infrastructure

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Marina Pitofsky President Biden and Vice President Harris are set to meet with a group of bipartisan lawmakers on Monday about the president’s sweeping infrastructure proposal.Biden and Harris will meet with Sens. Maria Cantwell (… Source link To Return......

The economy is on the cusp of a major boom and economists believe it could last

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People crowd outdoor dining at a restaurant as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions are eased in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S., April 4, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters The economy has entered a period of supercharged growth, and instead of fizzling, it......

Canada adds 303,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls to 7.5%

FILE PHOTO: A sign advertising available jobs at the Clocktower Brew Pub hangs in a window in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada added 303,100 jobs in March, easily beating expectations, and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5%, its lowest point since the beginning......

Biden climate officials make case for infrastructure based on jobs, environment

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zack Budryk and Rachel Frazin Top Biden administration climate and energy officials made their case for the president’s infrastructure plan on Thursday, arguing that it would both benefit the planet and create jobs.  During a White House press briefing,......

6 million people applied for unemployment a year ago. They’re still near pre-pandemic highs

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A person walks under a marquis for a closed down Paramount theater in Oakland, Calif. on Feb. 12, 2021. JOSH EDELSON | AFP | Getty Images It’s been a year since unemployment claims peaked at nosebleed levels and signaled the......

NYC is on the brink — here’s what a new mayor can do to save it

Post Editorial Board Our Wednesday front page, “Bell tolls for NYC,” marks not necessarily the doom of the city, but a warning: The town we all love faces an inflection point, a chance to rebound to new highs post-pandemic, or sink into something even worse than its horrific 1970s descent.......

Jamie Dimon annual letter: How remote work will change JPMorgan Chase, for better or worse

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People pass the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Corporate headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Mike Segar | Reuters JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon outlined his vision for a post-pandemic work culture in his annual......

Amended return may be needed to get full refund on $10,200 unemployment tax break, IRS says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here $10,200 unemployment tax break The American Rescue Plan waived federal tax on up to $10,200 of unemployment benefits, per person, received in 2020. However, President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion Covid relief measure on March 11 — about a......

March jobs report gives the Fed room to keep interest rates low, Jim Cramer says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Investors shouldn’t worry about the Federal Reserve raising interest rates after the release of the latest U.S. jobs report, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. Businesses hired 916,000 workers last month, according to data from the Labor Department released Friday. However, the......

Fact check: Biden administration officials falsely describe infrastructure jobs estimate

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here But some of these Biden officials have inaccurately described one of the figures they have made central to their sales pitch. And while Biden’s Friday description of this same figure was literally accurate, it was still pretty misleading by......

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