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“Good Jobs for Good Airports Act” would increase labor standards for service workers at airports that receive federal funding Washington (June 16, 2022) – Today, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congressman Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-04) hosted a press conference [LINK] with airport workers and union leaders to announce the introduction of the Good Jobs […]

Energy secretary talks U.S. plan to boost solar production  NPR Source link

fizkes/iStock via Getty Images Existing U.S. mortgage holders saw their collective tappable equity, or the amount available to borrow against a home while retaining a stake of at least 20%, increased by a record $1.2T in the first quarter, according to Black Knight’s Mortgage Monitor Report released Monday. As for home prices, which have been […]

When Kumba Janga was starting her career as a software engineer 16 years ago, diversity, equity and inclusion work wasn’t yet on her radar. But she knew it was a pain point, as all-white, all-men engineering teams were the norm. “And I was there, the only female — let alone Black female — trying to […]

Russian forces took parts of the eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk on Tuesday following street fighting with Ukrainian defenders, boosting Moscow’s control over one of Kyiv’s most important strongholds in the Donbas area, the recent focus of its Ukraine offensive. Russia has intensified its push to take the strategically important . . .

Texas-based Essentium manufactures industrial 3D printers for production additive manufacturing. Essentium The Biden Administration’s new package of aid for the nation’s manufacturing SMEs called

Crew members of an Air Force C-17 aircraft unload Nestle baby formula after its arrival from Ramstein Air Base in Germany, in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. May 22, 2022. Doug McSchooler/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register May 25 (Reuters) – The nationwide shortage of baby formula has prompted […]

U.S. President Joe Biden, pictured here on Thursday, April 21, 2022, has launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) with a dozen initial partners. Yuri Gripas | Abaca | Bloomberg | Getty Images In a move to raise its economic profile and create another counterbalance to China within Asia, the United States announced on […]

President Joe Biden on Wednesday outlined White House plans to help American farmers boost crop production to counter reduced food exports from Europe caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The president, who spoke from farm in Kankakee, Ill., noted that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attack has driven up the global prices of a variety of […]

The last two years have forced just about everyone to get still and reevaluate life in some way, shape or form. Even on the backdrop of declining COVID-19 cases resulting in less hospitalizations and deaths nationally, the pandemic left an indelible imprint on us all, one most Black families shall not soon forget. For National […]

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