Richfield EDA Authorizes Second Round of COVID-19 Commercial Lending | Richfield

Richfield’s Economic Development Authority is working to provide financial assistance to small businesses in the city during the current global health crisis. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1.4 million small businesses have closed or suspended business, according to a study by Oxxford Information Technology Ltd. Up to four million – or about 13% […]

Television lawyer credited with epic political slogan

(Photo by Gene Forte / Getty Images) Today I quoted the famous Nixon-era question “what did the president know, and when did he know?” Senator Howard Baker – who would later serve as White House chief of staff and ambassador to Japan – asked this question, but authorship is sometimes attributed to Baker’s legal counsel […]

Ogdensburg Fort La Submission Awarded County Funds to Match Shoreline Rehabilitation Project | Local history

OGDENSBURG – The Fort La Presentation Association has taken a step forward in receiving funding from St. Lawrence County, enabling it to move forward on a million dollar project to stabilize the site’s coastline and increase a portion of its trail system. After a presentation by Fort La Presentation Association president Barbara O’Keefe before the […]

The Royal Commission COVID-19 report welcomed even more need for people living with dementia

Dementia Australia welcomed a special report on the COVID-19 pandemic in aged care from the Royal Commission in Aged Care Quality and Safety. Dementia Australia Chief Executive Maree McCabe said the physical and mental health impact of COVID-19 on people living with dementia has been and continues to be significant – this is deeply concerning. […]

Foster bill aims to provide student loan relief to parents

Eric Ginnard – eginnard@shawmedia.com Caption United States Representative Bill Foster, D-Naperville, can be seen speaking to the media Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at the Ken Christy Post Office in Aurora, Illinois, during a press conference condemning President Donald Trump’s effort to restrict states United States Postal Service. United States Representative Bill Foster introduced legislation last […]

Liberals fail to act against the threat of disease epidemic

Tasmanian work Disease epidemics threaten the industry Liberals fail to consult with industry on biosecurity Labor still calls for an immediate injunction to protect the industry Liberals continue to threaten the iconic Tasmanian potato industry by failing to address the risk of disease outbreaks resulting from unnecessary import of potatoes from the interstate. The shadow […]

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has a history of violence, lack of accountability

Following the killings of Taylor and George Floyd, people across the country have renewed calls to abolish and divest the police. The City of Compton now has the opportunity to reject conventional community safety standards, which involve spending millions of dollars in officers to patrol their neighborhoods. Compton can instead use that funding and apply […]

CAL THOMAS: the governor of Alaska on the virus and the elections |

From the moment Governor Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, was informed of the COVID-19 threat, he has acted faster than most other states and the federal government. In an interview, I asked him why did he move so fast when others didn’t? “In January, we received a call from the (US) State Department asking for assistance […]