Republicans and Democrats agree that the U.S. is in dire need of a major infrastructure overhaul, and at the very least, that Congress should authorize significant repairs to roads and bridges.
The fierce disagreement between the two parties begins over which provisions are worthy of running the federal deficit higher, as well as over how to finance such a massive undertaking.
And while Wall Street worries about potential increases to corporate and individual income tax rates, Democrats may soon turn to an Obama-era tool to finance their infrastructure plans: Build America Bonds.
BABs are special municipal bonds that allow states
Yahoo Shops will be the first digital media marketplace to feature native commerce capabilities and launch with a commitment to diversity, pledging at least 15% of merchants will be Black-owned businesses
Shoppable video, personalized features, and XR tools will be hallmarks of Yahoo Shops
With the scale of Verizon Media’s audience and advertising platforms, Yahoo Shops offers brands a seamless connection to consumers, from discovery to transaction
NEW YORK, NY – Today, Verizon Media, a leader in innovation, content and commerce, announced plans to launch Yahoo Shops, a new marketplace destination featuring a curated,
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Insurance tech startup Zelros today announced that it raised $11 million in series A funding led by BGV. The company plans to use the capital to scale operations across Europe and expand into North America, a spokesperson told VentureBeat.
The insurance tech market is red hot. Online platform Next Insurance, which targets small business owners with a focus on specific niches, recently raised $250 million. In March 2019, Washington, D.C.-based workers’ compensation insurer Pie Insurance brought in $45 million, just a month after CoverHound nabbed
The scars of solitary: Albert Woodfox on freedom after 44 years in a concrete cell
Woodfox was a member of the Angola 3, a group of men wrongfully accused of murder. Now he marks the fifth anniversary of his freedom Albert Woodfox at his home in New Orleans, Louisiana. ‘Who would have thought that all those years in solitary would have prepared me for living through this pandemic?’ he said. Photograph: Bryan Tarnowski Every morning for almost 44 years, Albert Woodfox would awake in his 6ft by 9ft concrete cell and brace himself for the day ahead. He
Beginning next week, Twitter will add labels to the personal accounts of heads of state as it expands its policy on government-affiliated accounts, the company said Thursday. The labels are meant to provide context for users to “have a more informed experience on Twitter,” according to a blog post from Twitter Support.
This appears to be a change from an earlier position when the company said it would not label the personal accounts of heads of state since such accounts already have “widespread name recognition, media attention, and public awareness.”
To continue to help you identify governmental officials and
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