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Proposals Call for Expanded Passenger Rail Service in Ohio

click to enlarge Courtesy Amtrak Map of proposed new routes along with existing ones The possibility of expanded passenger rail service in Ohio has some residents brainstorming how it might impact their lives. A Columbus resident imagines being able to take a train to Chicago, a place they haven’t been......

Officials discuss proposals for fixing deep disparities in education digital divide

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jonnette Oakes Federal and state officials said Wednesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed grave disparities in education and the digital divide, posing challenges at all levels of government. Speaking at The Hill’s “The Future of Education” event, Rep.......

New stimulus proposals look like a guaranteed income experiment. Early results show whether it will work

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York City housing advocates and tenants march to demand Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancel rent amid the pandemic on Oct. 10, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein | Corbis News | Getty Images The new federal coronavirus relief bill that’s poised to be......

Florida Republicans cheer DeSantis’ election reform proposals

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, will carry a slate of election reform measures proposed by Gov. Ron DeSantis into Florida’s 60-day 2021 legislation session when it begins next week. DeSantis unveiled his proposals Friday evening before about 100 mostly......

Op-ed: Recent antitrust proposals could ‘throw sand in the gears’ of economic recovery by stalling M&A

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senator Amy Klobuchar speaks at the Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates debate at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., February 7, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters There is growing hostility to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) among an increasing......

New child tax credit proposals could give families more money than the $1,400 stimulus checks

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Many Americans are eager to see more money from the federal government in the form of $1,400 stimulus checks. But another part of Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, changes to the child tax credit, could actually give qualifying families......

Britain’s fishing proposals unacceptable for France, minister says

FILE PHOTO: France’s Europe minister, Clement Beaune, wearing a protective face mask, leaves following a weekly Cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – Major hurdles remain over fishing in the Brexit talks and Britain’s proposals are so far unacceptable......

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