(The Center Square) - Earlier this week, President Joe Biden touted the country’s economic growth since he took office, but the latest economic data show that progress may not be as sturdy as experts would like.
"Much of the internet has stopped working amid a widespread outage across different apps and websites." This is according to a report from the Independent.
(The Center Square) - The bipartisan infrastructure bill failed a procedural vote in the Senate as both sides look to go back the negotiating table to finalize details.
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(The Center Square) – The Biden administration has sparked controversy for endorsing elements of critical race theory in education programs, and the latest polling reveals a source of that concern.
(The Center Square) – The Texas Farm Bureau and 50 other state and national farming organizations have asked the Biden administration to “enforce legal immigration” after an influx of illegal immigration resulted in a crime wave impacting ranchers and farmers.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management will sit for a nomination hearing Thursday, where she is expected to face pushback from Republicans who have called for her nomination to be withdrawn.
Lewisburg -- The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership's 10th annual photo contest was a smash hit this year, with a record-breaking 768 entries in the competition. The judges have selected their top picks, now the rest is up to you! Visit the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership on Facebook to view the winners and vote for your favorite runners-up to decide who will win the People's Choice Award. To vote, just click "like" on your favorite photo(s). There is no limit to how many photos you may "like."
(The Center Square) - The bipartisan infrastructure bill is in jeopardy as Republicans look for more time to work out details and Democrats look to put the bill to a procedural vote later today.
The Charles Koch Foundation donated nearly $12 million to Arizona State University (ASU), the nation's most innovative university, according to U.S. News & World Report. A press release from the Koch Foundation said that the grant money would be used to develop programs for "students to more effectively pursue their own individualized and self-defined learning goals." One sponsored initiative is a "stackable credential" system that would allow students – particularly low-income and working students – to accumulate industry-specific credentials and customize their higher-education experience.
(The Center Square) – A federal watchdog says billions of taxpayer dollars have been wasted through unemployment programs in the past year, and that number is likely to rise.
(The Center Square) – An executive order signed by President Joe Biden that could force railroads to allow other operators to use their tracks could reduce competition and increase costs, according to industry experts.
(The Center Square) – Republicans declared victory after the U.S. Department of Education released new information appearing to walk back previous language that encouraged schools to teach critical race theory and gave preferential treatment when awarding grants if they did so.
(The Center Square) – Texas’ oil and natural gas industry supported more than 2.5 million total jobs statewide in 2019, a new analysis found, contributing the most to the state’s GDP and total income of any industry.
Tom Gouttierre, the longtime dean of UNO’s Center for Afghanistan Studies, believes that U.S. troops offer a measure of stability to the country, and he fears what will happen when they're gone.
(The Center Square) – Some lawmakers in Washington are trying to overhaul how inheritances are taxed, and it could be devastating to New Mexico’s family farms and ranches, association groups say.
(The Center Square) – A group of Republican governors criticized President Joe Biden’s energy policies in a statement Monday, arguing his actions have “punished consumers.”
(The Center Square) - President Joe Biden attempted to quell fears over inflation during a speech about his administration’s handling of the economy Monday.
(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis joined Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in Del Rio, Texas, Saturday to discuss Florida’s efforts to provide security at the southern border.
(The Center Square) – As more federal data show a major spike in inflation, another top federal official said the U.S. is in for more aggressive inflation for the rest of 2021.
An Ashland County man saw something walking across a field on June 9 that he just cannot explain. And it bothers him to this day.
(The Center Square) – Small business owners are continuing to have problems attracting new workers in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and are trying to entice them with new incentives, a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce shows.
Clint Runge, 46, built a playroom in his home for his children, Ruby, 6, Pace, 4, and Reggie, 1, but it’s been hidden behind a secret bookshelf and up a flight of narrow stairs since before they were born.
(The Center Square) – The auditors paid by Arizona Senate Republicans to review Maricopa County’s 2020 general election said Thursday they have found security flaws and want to dig further.
(The Center Square) - President Joe Biden touted a new policy Thursday that he says will financially benefit millions of Americans with children.