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‘Not The Role Of The Federal Government’: Postal Workers Union With Nearly 217,000 Members Slams Biden Vaccine Mandate

‘Not The Role Of The Federal Government’: Postal Workers Union With Nearly 217,000 Members Slams Biden Vaccine Mandate

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR One of the largest labor unions representing federal workers, strongly criticized President Joe Biden’s reported plans to soon issue a vaccine mandate. The American Postal Workers Union (APWU), which represents 216,797 federal workers, announced its opposition to a mandate forcing its members to get the coronavirus vaccine. The APWU also demanded that Biden’s administration negotiates with […]

House Republicans Slam Biden Administration For Avoiding Oversight

House Republicans Slam Biden Administration For Avoiding Oversight

Thomas Catenacci A group of top House Republicans criticized Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for avoiding oversight while her agency allegedly mishandles billions of dollars of coronavirus relief funds. The lawmakers, led by House Republican Whip Steve Scalise, blasted Yellen for skipping her congressionally-mandated testimony before the Financial Services Committee in a letter on Wednesday. Instead of testifying […]

Mercedes Will Only Sell Electric Vehicles By End Of Decade

Mercedes Will Only Sell Electric Vehicles By End Of Decade

Thomas Catenacci on July 22, 2021 German automaker Mercedes-Benz announced it will begin aggressively producing electric vehicles by 2025 and exclusively offer electric options by the decade’s end. Mercedes-Benz will begin its transition to electric by making battery electric vehicles (EV) available in all segments next year, the company said in a video announcement Thursday. […]

Biden Administration Unveils ‘Historic’ Investment For Communities That Could Create 300,000 Jobs In The ‘Near Term’

Biden Administration Unveils ‘Historic’ Investment For Communities That Could Create 300,000 Jobs In The ‘Near Term’

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR President Joe Biden’s administration announced that it would give $3 billion in coronavirus stimulus funds to approved local communities across the country. The program dubbed “Investing in America’s Communities” amounts to the largest initiative of its kind in decades, according to the Department of Commerce. Local governments and organizations nationwide impacted by the coronavirus […]

Stock Market Plunges As Investors Fear Increasing Coronavirus Cases

Stock Market Plunges As Investors Fear Increasing Coronavirus Cases

Thomas Catenacci Stocks plummeted throughout the morning and afternoon Monday as U.S. investors feared the negative economic effects of rising coronavirus cases. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, an index measuring 30 major U.S. corporations, dropped 2.49% as of late Monday afternoon, which would mark its largest single-day decline of the year, CNBC reported. Prior to […]

‘A Good Sign’: Fewer People File For Unemployment In States Cutting Federal Bonus, Data Shows

‘A Good Sign’: Fewer People File For Unemployment In States Cutting Federal Bonus, Data Shows

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR States that withdrew from the federal pandemic unemployment bonus in June saw improving jobs numbers and fewer individuals filing for benefits compared to other states, Department of Labor data analyzed by the Daily Caller News Foundation showed. “I continued to see increases in the number of unemployed and, in some weeks, increases […]

Top Republican Demands Janet Yellen Testifies About $44 Billion In Unused COVID Funds

Top Republican Demands Janet Yellen Testifies About $44 Billion In Unused COVID Funds

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR A top GOP congressman urged Democrats to require Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to testify about $44 billion in unused coronavirus rental assistance funds. House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Patrick McHenry wrote to his counterpart Chairwoman Maxine Waters on Tuesday, demanding her to force Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to testify about the apparent gross […]

Judge Bars Gavin Newsom From Identifying As Democrat On Recall Ballot Due To Missed Deadline

Judge Bars Gavin Newsom From Identifying As Democrat On Recall Ballot Due To Missed Deadline

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR A California judge ruled that Gov. Gavin Newsom cannot list his Democratic Party affiliation on the upcoming recall ballot since he missed the deadline to register. Superior Court of Sacramento Judge James Arguelles said Newsom will appear on the ballot for the September recall election as an unaffiliated candidate, according to a ruling delivered […]

Authorities Seize $1 Billion Worth Of Illegal Marijuana, Record-Breaking Bust For Los Angeles County

Authorities Seize $1 Billion Worth Of Illegal Marijuana, Record-Breaking Bust For Los Angeles County

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Los Angeles County authorities seized $1 billion worth of marijuana and arrested 131 individuals as part of a multi-agency operation that involved more than 400 law enforcement personnel, police announced Wednesday. Police confiscated 33,480 pounds of marijuana worth $1.19 billion, 65 vehicles, 33 firearms and $28,000 in cash in Antelope Valley, the […]

Afghan Soldiers Flee Into Bordering Nation As Taliban Advances

Afghan Soldiers Flee Into Bordering Nation As Taliban Advances

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR More than 1,000 members of the Afghanistan security forces escaped to neighboring Tajikistan as the Taliban waged attacks throughout the country’s northern region. The Afghanistan soldiers’ escape represented the largest retreat since the Taliban, a powerful political and military group in the Middle Eastern nation, has increased advances, Reuters reported. The retreat is […]

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