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NNSA Launches RadSecure 100 Radiological Security Initiative In 100 U.S. Cities

NNSA Launches RadSecure 100 Radiological Security Initiative In 100 U.S. Cities

The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) launched a major radiological security project to enhance U.S. radiological security. The RadSecure 100 Initiative focuses on removing radioactive material from facilities where feasible and improving security at the remaining facilities located in 100 metropolitan areas throughout the United States. It includes a significant partnership with […]

Study: American Rescue Plan allocates $2 billion to counties that don’t exist or don’t have fiscal problems

Study: American Rescue Plan allocates $2 billion to counties that don’t exist or don’t have fiscal problems

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation has calculated that about $2 billion worth of taxpayer money from the Democratic-passed American Rescue Plan Act is allocated to local governments that don’t exist or aren’t in financial distress. The act is a $1.9 trillion spending plan that President Joe […]

100,000 Restaurants Shut by State or Local Governments, Many Can’t Survive: Industry Group

100,000 Restaurants Shut by State or Local Governments, Many Can’t Survive: Industry Group

BY TOM OZIMEK A trade group representing about a million of America’s restaurants is calling on lawmakers to help the nation’s ailing eateries after it said nearly 100,000 restaurants were shuttered recently amid pandemic-driven reopening rollbacks. The National Restaurant Association, the world’s largest food service trade association, on July 15 sent a letter to Congress along with a […]

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won’t enforce it

Local officials across California balk at Newsom face mask order, say they won’t enforce it

By Tyler Olson | Fox News Local governments and police departments in California have said in recent days that they will not enforce a mandate from Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom that people in the state wear face masks in most public places, including outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible — despite emphasis from the governor about the importance of following […]

Proposed California initiative to divert billions from state, kill bullet train faces uphill climb

Proposed California initiative to divert billions from state, kill bullet train faces uphill climb

By  Jeff Daniels @JEFFDANIELSCA KEY POINTS A proposed new initiative seeks to divert tens of billions of dollars from state coffers to local governments for highway construction and maintenance. The proposed initiative also would kill the state’s $77 billion high-speed rail project from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Unions, local government groups and others have vowed […]