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Study Shows Uptick in U.S. Alcohol Beverage Sales During COVID-19 Pandemic

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The FINANCIAL — During the COVID-19 pandemic months of March to September 2020, U.S. alcohol retail store sales increased compared to usual trends while food services and drinking places sales decreased markedly during the same period, according to a new study by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers. These results indicate an increase…

Congress Must Pass Citizenship for Georgia’s Essential Workers, Farmworkers, and People with DACA and TPS

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Atlanta – Essential workers, many of whom are our immigrant family members and neighbors, are among the many Georgians who have come together to help get us through the pandemic. And yet, many immigrant workers have been unjustly excluded from full citizenship in the United States.…

Majority of Californians still believe the state is ‘Golden’

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In the fall of 2020, as Elon Musk threatened to take Tesla to Texas, a popular narrative took hold and continues to this day: According to the story, the Golden State has grown tarnished. Masses of Californians are fed up and fleeing the state. That California’s population growth had slowed, causing it to lose a…

HOAs Across The US: The Good, The Bad… And Is It Worth It? 

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While living in an HOA has its perks, there have also been rising cases of dissatisfaction with the level of control HOAs assume. More recently, the Colorado House passed a bill removing HOAs' rights to regulate political signs and flags.…

U.S. International Investment Position, Fourth Quarter and Year 2020

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The FINANCIAL -- Fourth Quarter : The U.S. net international investment position, the difference between U.S. residents' foreign financial assets and liabilities, was –$14.09 trillion at the end of the fourth quarter of 2020, according to statistics released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Assets totaled $32.16 trillion and liabilities were $46.25 trillion.…

U.S. International Trade Balance Widened in January

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The FINANCIAL -- The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced today that the goods and services deficit was $68.2 billion in January, up $1.2 billion from $67.0 billion in December, revised.…

U.S.: Limiting Private Insurance Reimbursement to Medicare Rates Would Reduce Health Spending by About $350 Billion in 2021

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The cost of health care is becoming less affordable for both privately insured individuals and employers who offer health insurance coverage. Long-standing concerns about high and rising health care costs in the United States have been recently exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased financial pressure on many employers and individuals and led to…

Feds OK’d Export of Millions of N95 Masks as U.S. Workers Cried for More

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In the midst of a national shortage of N95 masks, the U.S. government quietly granted an exception to its export ban on protective gear, allowing as many as 5 million of the masks per month to be shipped overseas.…

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