Governor Sisolak Clears Way to Reopen Business Capacity to 100%by June 1

Governor Sisolak Clears Way to Reopen Business Capacity to 100%by June 1

Carson City, CA…Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced his goal to have all Nevada counties open to 100 percent capacity by June 1. In an effort to help meet that goal, the Governor also announced that the statewide social distancing mandate will be removed on May 1 and that decisions on social distancing will transition to […]

PG&E Appoints Industry Expert Wade Smith to Lead Electric Operations

PG&E Appoints Industry Expert Wade Smith to Lead Electric Operations

San Francisco, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the appointment of Wade Smith as Senior Vice President, Electric Operations. Mr. Smith begins on May 3, 2021 and will report to Adam Wright, PG&E’s Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer, who joined the company earlier this year. “Wade brings the ideal skillset […]

Consumer Prices Jump Most in Single Month Since 2012

Consumer Prices Jump Most in Single Month Since 2012

Washington, DC…The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in March on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.4 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The March 1-month increase was the largest rise since a 0.6-percent increase in August 2012. Over the last 12 months, the […]

$20 million Available for Shovel-Ready Forest & Wildfire Resilience Projects in Sierra Nevada

$20 million Available for Shovel-Ready Forest & Wildfire Resilience Projects in Sierra Nevada

Auburn, CA…The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC), a California state agency, announced the availability of $20 million dollars for the implementation of shovel-ready forest health projects in the region.  The Immediate Action Wildfire and Forest Resilience directed grant program was made possible by an early action wildfire and forest resilience budget approved by the legislature and […]

President Biden before Meeting with Bipartisan Group of Members of Congress to Discuss the American Jobs Plan

President Biden before Meeting with Bipartisan Group of Members of Congress to Discuss the American Jobs Plan

Washington, DC…Hello, everybody. I told you a moment ago that I would comment briefly on what happened in — in Minnesota last night. We’ve spoken to the governor and the mayor. I’ve spoken to the authorities there. And — and I haven’t called Daunte Wright’s family, but our prayers are with the family. It was […]

Barton Health Honors Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Physician of the Year

Barton Health Honors Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Physician of the Year

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Barton Health staff members and physicians have voted Rhonda Sneeringer, MD as Barton’s Physician of the Year. Dr. Sneeringer received a landslide of nominations recognizing her for outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Sneeringer is the Medical Director of Outpatient COVID-19 Care and the Director of Pediatrics at Barton Memorial Hospital. […]

Jeff Bezos Just Endorsed Corporate Tax Hikes. Here’s Why Amazon’s Support Should Be a Giant Red Flag

Jeff Bezos Just Endorsed Corporate Tax Hikes. Here’s Why Amazon’s Support Should Be a Giant Red Flag

Atlanta, GA…The Biden administration and some (but not all) of their Democratic allies in Congress want to raise the corporate tax rate to 28 percent. They say this would help the working class and hurt Big Business, finally making corporations “pay their fair share.” But if that were true, giant corporations like Amazon wouldn’t be […]

NAM Study Says Tax Increases Would Cost a Million Jobs

NAM Study Says Tax Increases Would Cost a Million Jobs

Washington, DC…The National Association of Manufacturers released a new study detailing the short- and long-term damage to the American economy under tax proposals to increase the corporate tax rate and repeal policies that made manufacturing in America more competitive around the world. “Manufacturers want to help President Biden achieve his goal of creating jobs in […]

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