U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will meet on Tuesday with Jubilee USA Network, a non-profit group that advocates for debt relief for developing countries, and senior religious leaders from large U.S. Christian and Jewish faith groups. The online meeting will focus on ways to increase resources to help poor and middle income countries contain the COVID-19 pandemic, permanent debt restructuring and climate change, said Eric LeCompte, executive director of Jubilee USA Network.
Mar. 15—MORGANTOWN — Morgantown business owner George Pierre Tanios is one of two men charged with assaulting U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian D. Sicknick and two others with bear spray during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Tanios, 39, owns Sandwich University, on Beechurst Avenue, and was wearing a hoodie with the shop's logo on it while attending the riot. According to his LinkedIn profile, ...
Mar. 15—JEFFERSONVILLE — A Jeffersonville man is being held in Clark County jail after his arrest last week on accusations of sexual battery and molestation. Frank Broy, 63, was arrested March 10 and appeared for an initial hearing via Zoom Monday in Clark County Circuit Court No. 4, hours after formal charges were filed related to a series of incidents alleged to have occurred in October. ...
Mar. 15—The head of an Enfield-based counseling business who has been active in the town's politics was arrested today on charges that she defrauded more than $148,000 from the state's Medicaid program, mostly by billing for psychotherapy performed by unlicensed people, the chief state's attorney's office announced. Marcy L. Taliceo, age 45, of Coolidge Drive was charged with first-degree ...
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha became the first person to be inoculated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the Southeast Asian country on Tuesday after the rollout had been temporarily put on hold over safety concerns. Prayuth and other cabinet members had been initially due to get their vaccine shots on Friday, before Thailand suspended use of the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports it could cause blood clots prompted a number of European countries to hit pause. Thailand's health minister said on Monday the rollout would resume after many countries had said there were no blood clot issues with the vaccine.
“While the stimulus bill isn’t perfect…it’s going to get meaningful assistance to a lot of people.”
“This would be the most ill-timed ‘stimulus’ bill in history, except it’s really income redistribution.”
“The plan has smart and effective policies that will give our children what they need not just to survive, but thrive.”
“Legislation that accelerated vaccinations and positioned businesses to reopen would be welcome. The stimulus is not that.”
“Biden is making his own decisions, shaping his own agenda, and counting on his own party to move policies forward.”