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States Turn to Tax Cuts as Inflation Stays Hot

A new report from the Tax Policy Center, a left-leaning think tank, said total state revenues rose by about 17.6 percent last year. State rainy day funds — money that […]




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Cities Try to Lure Factories as U.S. Pushes to Fix Chip Shortage

TAYLOR, Texas — The shortage of computer chips has zapped energy from the global economy, punishing industries as varied as automakers and medical device manufacturers and contributing to fears about […]




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Flood Damage From Ida? Your Homeowner’s Policy Probably Won’t Cover That.

If it is safe to do so, take photographs or videos of the damage — but leave climbing on the roof to professionals, Mr. Hunter said. You can also submit […]




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New York City’s Vaccine Passport Plan Renews Online Privacy Debate

When New York City announced on Tuesday that it would soon require people to show proof of at least one coronavirus vaccine shot to enter businesses, Mayor Bill de Blasio […]




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Uber and Lyft Ramp Up Efforts to Shield Business Model

After California passed a law in 2019 that effectively gave gig workers the legal standing of employees, companies like Uber and Lyft spent some $200 million on a ballot initiative […]




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Chris Cuomo Advised Gov. Andrew Cuomo After Sexual Harassment Allegations

The CNN prime-time host Chris Cuomo offered public-relations advice to his brother, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, after a series of sexual harassment allegations threatened the governor’s political […]




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For Clean Energy, Buy American or Buy It Quick and Cheap?

Patricia Fahy, a New York State legislator, celebrated when a new development project for the Port of Albany — the country’s first assembly plant dedicated to building offshore wind towers […]




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Wind Project Shows Democratic Tensions Over Energy

Patricia Fahy, a New York State legislator, celebrated when a new development project for the Port of Albany — the country’s first assembly plant dedicated to building offshore wind towers […]




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The N.R.A. Wants to ‘Dump’ Its Regulators via Bankruptcy. Will It Succeed?

Not long after the National Rifle Association declared bankruptcy last Friday, one of its board members wanted to set the record straight.“It has nothing to do with the N.R.A.’s financial […]