Over 2.2 million checks mailed under President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan

The Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced this week that they have disbursed more than 2.2 million additional Economic Impact Payments under the American Rescue Plan. The IRS says it has now delivered more than $400 billion in American Rescue Plan coronavirus stimulus checks. TheContinue reading “Over 2.2 million checks mailed under President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan”

EPA seeks voluntary exemption surrenders

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a stewardship program to encourage the voluntary withdrawal of previously granted low volume exemptions (LVEs) for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS are toxic chemicals known that have been in the news for the last several years due to their harmful health impacts and widespread contamination ofContinue reading “EPA seeks voluntary exemption surrenders”

Biden team untangling Trump econo-mess

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced last week that it will propose rescinding the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rule issued by the Trump administration in May 2020, reversing changes that were widely criticized by investors, financial institutions and community advocates. The OCC said it is committed to working with the FederalContinue reading “Biden team untangling Trump econo-mess”

Pascrell calls on USPS board to fire Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted harshly to a scathing report issued by the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) finding that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ten-year plan to rebuild the United States Post Office (USPS) is plan is built on unreliable data, based on unproven assumptions, and won’t provide the cost savings assumed by USPS.Continue reading “Pascrell calls on USPS board to fire Postmaster General Louis DeJoy”


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