Is Covid ‘Under Control’ in the US? Experts Say Yes

Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact and Jeff Cercone, PolitiFactSeptember 26, 2022 Republished with Permission: The Roosevelt Island Daily News Promise: “I’m never going to raise the white

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New Yorkers poised for enormous relief from Biden’s plan

(The Center Square) – New York’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said more than 10% of New Yorkers will receive some relief from President Joe Biden’s student

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Today,President Biden Signed an Executive Order on Abortion

Originally published by The 19th Republished in Assorted Ideas/The Roosevelt Island Daily News President Joe Biden signed an executive order Friday designed to expand access

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White House report says New York’s infrastructure woes include 1,700 bridges in poor condition, broadband and transit needs

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor Apr 13, 2021 (The Center Square) – New York state received a C-minus grade from the White House on Monday for the state of its infrastructure. The report card comes just two weeks after the Biden administration released its American Jobs Plan, a proposal to bolster the country’s infrastructure.

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Albany’s Tax-the-Rich Deal Sends Wealthy to Washington Looking for Relief

Greg David, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Apr 5 at 9:58pm EDTby THE CITY Deals to raise taxes on New York’s millionaires and companies could send both fleeing the state, business leaders and fiscal experts warn — unless Washington steps in and restores some old deductions. Even as legislative leaders and Gov. Andrew

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Biden wants corporations to pay for his $2 trillion infrastructure plans, echoing a history of calls for companies to chip in when times are tough

Stephanie Leiser, University of Michigan President Joe Biden just proposed a roughly US$2 trillion infrastructure plan, which he ambitiously compared to the interstate highway system and the space race. He aims to pay for it solely by taxing companies more, including the first increase in the corporate tax rate since the 1960s.

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Assessing Biden’s start: Poll finds support for activist government

Carl M. Cannon | RealClearPolitics/March 30th, 2021 On March 11, 2021, Joe Biden signed into law a measure that was his top priority even before he took office: a $1.9 trillion spending bill to ease the year-long financial upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “This historic legislation is about rebuilding the backbone of this country,”

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Biden’s First Order of Business May Be to Undo Trump’s Policies, but It Won’t Be Easy

Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News   January 8, 2021 The party split in Congress is so slim that, even with Democrats technically in the majority, passing major health care legislation will be extremely difficult. So speculation about President-elect Joe Biden’s health agenda has focused on the things he can accomplish using executive authority. Although there

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