Archive for March 29th, 2017

The Puerto Rican $70 billion dollar debt crisis is tragic, has led to massive levels of unemployment (almost half of the population of the island), it’s nearly decimated the public health sector, and it continues to create a series of only bad choices for nearly everyone involved, including policymakers. One current matter that has become a point of hot debate is whether or not Puerto Rico’s governor should reject a previously agreed upon restructuring plan with the commonwealths power company: Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, generally known as PREPA.
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Donald Trump swept into office on a populist wave. His promise of greater growth for the United States economy resonated with a large part of those disappointed with stagnant wages and a lack of opportunity. He said he would bring manufacturing jobs back and provide better healthcare coverage at a lower cost. All politicians know that they can make promises during a campaign that voters will not remember or that they will understand an administration not being able to accomplish, but the new team in Washington has an ambitious agenda and is off to a slow start. Trump has said that he expects…

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Finding big money in Small Town U.S.A. is as simple as looking toward the mountains of the Old West.

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At a sprawling construction site near downtown Denver, homes are taking about two months longer than normal to build because the workforce is slim.

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An Arby’s venison sandwich might strike you as disgusting, but it’s also a stroke of genius. Arby’s CEO Paul Brown has come up with menu innovations like that to drive growth at the once-downtrodden fast food chain.

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<p></p><p>Lawmakers in Washington are threatening to end auto-IRA programs before they start.</p>

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America's suburbs were once root soil for the American dream. Now they are fertile ground for fatal drug overdoses.

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Reversing clean power rules may lead to more drilling and pipelines, but economics and state initiatives still favor natural gas and renewable energy.

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One week before the November election, Gregory Hayes, chairman and chief executive officer of United Technologies Corp., addressed a breakfast audience at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City.

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Not only is proprietary software an issue with John Deere, it's a problem that could affect your car, as well.

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Not only is proprietary software an issue with John Deere, it's a problem that could affect your car, as well.

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Sometimes Uber can be a sore loser. The ride-hailing company on Tuesday (March 28) said it will stop providing service in Denmark as of April…

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