U.S. Chamber of Commerce Sues FCC Over Discrimination Rule

The lobbying group says the regulation is overly broad. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, one of the nation’s largest lobbying groups, has sued the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)…

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Treasury Secretary Says Prices Are Not Coming Back Down 

She says that the economy continues to defy recession. During a speech in Boston in early January, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said inflation was cooling and that, in…

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Census Reports on Population Shifts 

75,000 have moved away from California. The U.S. Census Bureau has issued its latest population estimates.  According to the bureau’s numbers, Florida gained more than 365,000 and Texas…

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Social Security and SSI to Increase Only 3.2% Next Year

The cost of living increase significantly less than the previous fiscal year. Social Security will increase their Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits by 3.2 percent for the 2024…

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Healthcare Workers Union Coalition Strike Begins

Union negotiators say compensation proposals do not reflect the cost of living. A strike of more than 75,000 healthcare workers with the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions began…

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Federal Reserve Governor Says Interest Rates Likely to Rise

The inflation rate has still not reached the 2 percent goal. Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman recently said that additional interest hikes “will likely be needed” to further…

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HUD Announces Tools to Address Junk Rental Fees

Several online housing search platforms make formal commitments to the department. President Joe Biden and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Marcia Fudge announced this month that…

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House Considers Highest Defense Budget Ever

Funding proposed to strengthen America’s military and take care of service members.  The House Armed Services Committee has sent to the floor for a vote the highest-ever Defense…

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FTC Appeals Dismissal of Antitrust Case to 2nd Circuit

Maintains “pay-for-delay” practice by a pharmaceutical company violates antitrust law. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has appealed a federal district court’s dismissal of an antitrust case. The commission…

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Veterans’ Cost-of-Living Increase Passes in the House

Bipartisan support given to legislation that guarantees annual cost-of-living increase. House legislators recently finalized plans to secure a cost-of-living increase in veterans’ benefits for the upcoming year, and…

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