Lawmakers Push for Aid to Restaurants

Industry has lost millions of jobs in lockdowns. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pushing for $120 billion in aid for restaurants. Their aim is to prevent further…

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Representative Barr’s Wife Dies Unexpectedly

Eleanor Carol Leavell Barr was only 39 years old. Kentucky Representative Andy Barr expressed “profound grief” over the unexpected death of his 39-year old wife, Eleanor Carol Leavell…

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Federal Reserve Aims to Keep Interest Rates Low Into 2022

The semi-annual policy report predicts slow recovery. The Federal Reserve released its semi-annual report to Congress this past Friday. Chairman Jerome Powell is scheduled to present the report…

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George Floyd’s Brother Testifies Before Congress

Advocates for Police Reform. On Wednesday, one day after the funeral of his brother George Floyd, Philonise Floyd traveled to Washington to speak before Congress about the need…

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U.S. Legislators Discuss Push to Reform the Police

In the wake of recent unrest, law enforcement reforms are front and center. Senators and Representatives from both houses of Congress are looking to temper the call for defunding or disbanding…

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Endless Frontier Act Seeks to Compete with China

Funds focus on U.S. scientific research, education, and technology. Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress to increase U.S. innovation in the high-tech industry. The Endless Frontier Act…

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Congress Urges Investigation of TikTok

Popular app may be violating privacy laws.  Members of Congress have recently called for investigations of the social media app TikTok. Concerns are growing regarding violations of privacy,…

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Speaker Pelosi Calls for Police Reforms

Asks Black Caucus for input. In light of the ongoing protests around the nation calling for police reform due to the continued disproportionate force against people of color…

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House Votes by Proxy for First Time in History

Republican members sue to stop new rules.  Wednesday marked an historic moment for the House of Representatives, as House lawmakers voted by proxy for the first time in…

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President Considering “Return to Work” Bonus

Temporary incentive could encourage workers to return. On Tuesday, Larry Kudlow, the president’s economic adviser, said that President Trump and the Administration are looking carefully at a potential…

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