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Hofstra University student Divya Singh found herself beset by a double whammy of bills from two of the costliest kinds of institutions in America — colleges and hospitals. After experiencing anxiety when her family had trouble coming up with the money for her tuition, she sought counseling and ended up with a weeklong stay in …

The move followed skeptical comments from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates. Prices stabilized around $48,000 in early trading Tuesday, but that’s still a more than 10% drop from Monday’s levels. But even Musk is starting to show concerns about bitcoin’s surge, noting in a tweet on …

Pending legislation in Annapolis would increase the tax on alcohol from 9% to 10% to pay for “Health Equity Resource Communities.” ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Getting access to a medical professional in Maryland could be harder depending on where you live in the state, according to Maryland Delegate Jazz Lewis (D-Prince George’s). Lewis is the co-sponsor …

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Not even the bitter cold could stop people from gathering at a Greenwood Village park to remember 15-year-old Jack Padilla. Ever since Jack Padilla’s death by suicide, his father Rick Padilla made it his mission to help other young people struggling like his son. “When Jack passed, we as a family …

The latter claim would have been laughable had it been made in any other year. But it is painfully ignorant during the pandemic when people are waiting for the shots and those who have received them are calling the vaccines “miracles” that will bring COVID-19, not people, under control. More troubling, as Gothenburg Sen. Matt …

February 10, 2021 10:00 a.m. Senate Finance Committee Chair and Oregon Senator, Ron Wyden, along with a group of colleagues, have introduced legislation that would establish one set of technology and security capabilities for state unemployment offices. Wyden said while enhanced jobless benefits have enabled millions and millions of families to pay the rent and …

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (WITN) – Businesses benefiting from a beach boost during the pandemic may not be able to enjoy that this summer in North Carolina. A bill making its way through the General Assembly would allow school districts to extend this school year or start the next one early. Either way, summer break in …

Republican state Rep. Phelps Anderson is reserved, courteous and almost averse to publicity. Tell him you made a bet you could get three words out of him, and Anderson might reply: You lose. Yet there he was last week, making waves by siding with Democrats to repeal a 1969 law that criminalizes abortion in New …

Topline Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) emphasized on Sunday that the Democratic Party, which won control of the Senate on a platform of aggressive and immediate coronavirus relief legislation, needs to “act now” to pass that legislation and keep its promises, even if it means moving forward without the Republican support that President Joe Biden has …

Alex Wong/Getty Images Brian Deese, director of the President’s National Economic Council, indicated the White House’s focus on Covid-19 relief was on a comprehensive relief package in an interview Tuesday, telling CNBC, “We are at a moment where we need decisive action we need to move quickly, and we need to move comprehensively.” Asked if …