Latest News for: Stimulus programs


‘One-trick ponies’: Tiny robot ‘claw’ grabs marble balls with vapor power

Interesting Engineering 15 Jul 2024
The team claims that “by judiciously controlling the type and the concentration of the vapor stimulus,” the material the machine is composed of can be “effectively programmed to achieve complex movements.” ... .

3 reasons businesses shouldn't panic about our rising deficits

The Hill 12 Jul 2024
As we’ve seen over the past few years, when the government spends trillions of dollars on stimulus and other “economic growth” programs, the economy can’t absorb it all and the excess money in the system creates an oversupply, which causes inflation.

Ann Arbor reallocates $3.4M in federal stimulus funds intended for unarmed response

Michigan Live 05 Jul 2024
Federal stimulus funds the city set aside in 2022 for the program’s launch must be spent by the end of 2024, but the city still isn’t ready to ...

Japan Jan-June bankruptcy hits highest level

The Manila Times 05 Jul 2024
The Bank of Japan in March ended eight years of negative interest rates and its bond yield control in a historical shift away from its prolonged radical stimulus program ... ....

Del Monte Pacific to cut production

The Manila Times 05 Jul 2024
Grocery sales were said to have fallen 10 percent following a pullback in federal stimulus measures and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits or food stamps, as well as due to ...

Op-Ed | A budget that prioritizes working-class New Yorkers and seeks to make our city ...

The Villager 02 Jul 2024
... has already cost our city $4.9 billion and is expected to cost billions more, and hundreds of millions of short-term stimulus dollars previously used to fund crucial long-term programs — a major feat.

Pa. House passes bill to reinstate ‘lunch shaming’ ban, wipe students’ school meal debts

Penn Live 02 Jul 2024
Federal law established a universal free meals program during the COVID-19 pandemic, using federal stimulus funds to reimburse schools the full USDA amount regardless of whether students qualified for free or reduced lunches.

Housing sales in six major cities rise 17 percent

Taipei Times 02 Jul 2024
... first-home purchases, which still qualify for low interest rates of 1.775 percent, a five-year grace period and mortgages of up to 40 years until the stimulus program expires in 2026, Tseng said.

INTERVIEW: It’s All About the Immigration Crisis

Hamodia 02 Jul 2024
By Reuvain Borchardt ... He runs V24 Investigations’ undercover journalism unit, which launched with a series exposing antisemitism on college campuses across the U.S ... It’s like the old joke about Obama and the stimulus in 2009 being a jobs program ... .

A budget that prioritizes working-class New Yorkers and seeks to make city more affordable

News India Times 01 Jul 2024
... has already cost our city $4.9 billion and is expected to cost billions more, and hundreds of millions of short-term stimulus dollars previously used to fund crucial long-term programs — a major feat.

Bringing in 'the best talent': Fastpitch softball to takeover Pine Grove Park with national tourney

Port Huron Times Herald 27 Jun 2024
Friday. “… I have people flying in that are fans. Like one couple’s coming from Texas ... His gig as softball director, paid with a boost in federal COVID stimulus funds, got things going for a year before, Larsen said, the city took the program over ... ...

Labor calls for creation of P100B stimulus fund

The Manila Times 26 Jun 2024
THE labor sector proposed the creation of a P100 billion stimulus fund program aimed at supporting small businesses and boosting the local economy ... He said the creation of a P100-billion stimulus fund ...

Housing sales might grow faster next quarter: survey

Taipei Times 25 Jun 2024
HOT MARKET ... 11 ... The stimulus program underpinned 40 percent of mortgage operations at the nation’s five major state-run banks ... In addition, 53 percent said they would hasten purchase decisions to take advantage of the stimulus program, he said ... .

Op-Ed | Education that lifts up all of our students

Bronx Times 25 Jun 2024
We have also invested over $600 million to protect critical programs that were funded with temporary stimulus dollars, including arts funding, teacher recruitment efforts, restorative justice ...

Business confidence rises across sectors

Taipei Times 25 Jun 2024
CAUTIOUS. An economic recovery remains uneven as some manufacturers struggle with inventory adjustments and tax terms for some China exports end ... Many have blamed a resurgence of rising housing prices on the government-backed stimulus program ... .

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