2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to reassure voters during Tuesday’s debate that he can lead the country if elected president despite a recent heart attack.
Total government spending could jump to as much as 70% of GDP under Sanders’s spending plans and 50% of the U.S. workforce would work for the government, the Manhattan-based news outlet City-Journal reported Monday.
New Hampshire made the top 10 in a new Kiplinger report that ranked states on the basis of the states’ income, sales and property taxes. The surrounding states of Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts were named “Not Tax Friendly,” ranking in the bottom half of the survey.
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren celebrated indigenous people on Columbus Day, saying in a tweet, “We owe them our respect.”
Massachusetts and New Hampshire blocked financing in 2016 for the $3 billion Access Northeast Pipeline, a gas line that would have helped the state weather an energy crunch in 2018. The state’s decision to rely on green energy instead hiked gas prices and forced it turn to Russian imports.
The orders will limit the use of a tool the Trump administration believes short-circuits the rule-making process. They take aim at federal guidance, which agencies can use to explain how they intend to implement policy.
“Where Jane goes, Bernie goes,” said high-ranking campaign aide Michael Ceraso, according to the Times. “She is his engine.”
CBP’s enforcement actions on our southwest border totaled nearly 1 million in fiscal year 2019. This is a staggering 88% higher than the number of enforcement actions in 2018.
California has the highest gas taxes in the nation at an average of 57.8 cents a gallon — more than one-eighth of the total price of the gas. The tax was raised most recently by 5.6 cents per gallon July 1. California imposed a 12 cents-a-gallon tax increase in 2017.
“[T]he President cannot allow your constitutionally illegitimate proceedings to distract him and those in the Executive Branch from their work on behalf of the American people,” Cipollone wrote to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairmen of several House committees.
Rebecca Ohler, who heads the DES climate and energy program, said that state officials are looking at the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) to help reduce such emissions. It would be similar to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.