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Biden Nominates Three Federal Reserve Officials

Sarah Bloom Raskin

President Joe Biden on Friday announced his nomination of three Federal Reserve officials as he seeks to reshape the central bank amid bumpy economic recovery. Biden nominated Sarah Bloom Raskin to serve as Vice-Chair for Supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and nominated Lisa Cook …

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Biden Launches $27 Billion Program To Fix 15,000 Bridges

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On Friday, President Joe Biden announced a $27 billion program to repair and upgrade roughly 15,000 bridges across America over the next five years in the biggest investment of its kind since the creation of the interstate highway system in the 1950s. The funding will come from the $1 bipartisan infrastructure …

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Biden Approves Disaster Declaration For Colorado

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President Joe Biden approved a federal disaster declaration a day after the Marshall Fire ravaged Boulder County communities in Colorado. The blaze destroyed at least 500 homes and structures, and the total loss could be more than 1,000 homes, according to Gov. Jared Polis. More than 30,000 people were evacuated …

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Biden and Putin hold ‘constructive’ phone call

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President Joe Biden spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for almost an hour on Thursday in a “constructive” phone call, agreeing to continue and advance their dialogue ahead of a meeting in Geneva early next year. Their second call this month came amid growing Western concern over Russia’s troop …

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President Biden signs 2022 defense policy bill into law

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President Joe Biden signed into law Monday the $768 billion defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for troops, reforms of the military justice system and billions to spend on research and development deemed critical for the U.S. military to remain competitive with Russia and China. The 2022 National …

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President Biden Finalizes Pay Raise For Federal Employees

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President Joe Biden last week issued an executive order implementing his plan to provide federal civilian employees with an average 2.7% pay raise next year. As originally proposed in his fiscal 2022 budget plan, the raise provides federal workers with a 2.2% across-the-board raise, as well as an average 0.5% increase …

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