U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to invest $14B on ports, waterway supply chains

January 21, 2022

The U.S. Corps of Engineers will invest $14 billion to strengthen port and waterway supply chains, the White House said in a fact sheet on Wednesday. As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Corps will use funds to increase […]

White House will meet execs from Apple, Amazon, IBM to discuss software security

January 13, 2022

The White House will meet with executives from major tech companies, including Alphabet-owned Google (GOOGL.O), Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Inc, , to discuss software security after the United States have suffered several major cyber attacks last year. In December, […]

US jobless rate sinks to 3.9% as many more people find jobs

January 7, 2022

Category: Industry, Workforce

U.S. employers added a modest 199,000 jobs last month while the unemployment rate fell sharply, at a time when businesses are struggling to fill jobs with many Americans remaining reluctant to return to the workforce. At the same time, Friday’s […]

Federal, Policy

Tracking Biden’s 1st-year progress delivering on promises

January 19, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

During his first year in office, President Joe Biden took action on a number of his key campaign promises, from rebuilding U.S. alliances globally to distributing vaccines across America and the world. But others remain works in progress or dependent […]

Federal, Policy

US, allies pledge unity on Russia; to do what isn’t as clear

January 19, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden largely has rallied European allies to pledge as one that they will take tough measures against Russia if it rolls troops into Ukraine. But when it comes to what exactly the United States and Europe are willing […]

Policy, State & Local

New York AG says Trump’s company misled banks, tax officials

January 19, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The New York attorney general’s office late Tuesday told a court its investigators have uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” asset valuations to get loans and tax benefits. The court filing said state authorities […]