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The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the same, CBO says

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Senate side of the Capitol is seen in Washington, early Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite A new report from the CBO forecasts the federal debt to nearly...
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US GDP growth will likely miss a key forecast if the global economy falters, Dallas Fed says

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

A shopper goes up in the escalator in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Los Angeles. Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Weaker-than-expected...
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Republicans see Democrats' $15 minimum wage increase and counter with $10 instead

13 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton at a news conference in 2014. Danny Johnston/AP Photo Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and Mitt Romney propose raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour by...
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Too many people are still falling for harmful myths about raising the minimum wage

14 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Demonstrators participate in a protest outside of McDonald's corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images The Congressional Budget...
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Biden's 'go big' stimulus has kicked off a huge debate about just how big a hole the pandemic punched in the economy

17 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

President Joe Biden speaks as he meets with Senators from both parties on the critical need to invest in modern and sustainable American infrastructure in the Oval Office of...
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CBO letter signals that Bernie Sanders' minimum wage bill may be able to pass via reconciliation

20 days ago   |   Business Insider

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the Capitol January 16, 2019, in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip...
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The Congressional Budget Office says raising the minimum wage to $15 will kill jobs. That's not the whole truth - here's why

23 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Adjusted for inflation, the minimum wage is currently the lowest it's been in decades. Kirill Kukhmar/TASS via Getty Images Annie Fadely is the senior policy and programs...
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US government debt will surpass the economy's size in 2021 even without Biden's new stimulus, CBO says

25 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The Congressional Budget Office expects federal debt to reach 102% of US GDP in 2021. The estimate doesn't account for the $1.9 trillion stimulus...
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Pelosi says a $15 minimum wage increase will be included in the House's pandemic relief package

25 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Getty Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said a $15 minimum wage increase will be included in the House's stimulus package. Democratic lawmakers are working with the...
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House Democrats unveil draft of stimulus measures, which include a minimum wage increase and $130 billion for reopening K-12 schools

1 month ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, D-WA. Graeme Jennings/Pool/AFP via Getty Images The House Committee on Education and Labor released a draft budget bill on Monday as part of the...
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Thailand intends easing quarantine rules for tourists to revive industry

Thailand intends easing quarantine rules for tourists to revive industry

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PATA Gold Awards 2021 open for submissions

PATA Gold Awards 2021 open for submissions

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By making sure year round road connectivity via the newly opened 9.2-kms long horseshoe-shaped single-tube Atal Tunnel - one of the most strategically important infrastructure... Read more ...

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Those refused entry to the US under Trump's Muslim ban policy can get a new...

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