The Hillsborough County Commission has written to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) requesting in-district customer service hearings and workshops for Tampa Electric customers. This follows concerns raised by activists at a County meeting about the utility’s reliance on fossil fuels, which they say is driving up energy bills. The
A South Florida tax preparer was sentenced today to two years in prison for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain over 100 COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). According to court documents, Leonel Rivero, 35, of Miami, owned a tax-preparation business and submitted approximately 118 fraudulent PPP
Larry Elder, nationally syndicated radio host and newspaper columnist, bestselling author, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and candidate for governor of California has won his lawsuit against California Secretary of State Shirley N. Weber. The Superior Court of California held this afternoon that Secretary Weber will list Elder as a candidate for
Socialist Alternative member, and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant spoke about the $200 million tax on the top corporations, nicknamed the “Amazon tax” as a major victory for the movement to a “socialist world.” The vote on the JumpStart Seattle plan, proposed last month by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, was a veto-proof 7-2.
Health Care Voter hosted the latest in its extended town hall series “Our Lives on the Line: The Hardest Hit” featuring four mayors from across the country. The discussion focused on some of the cities left behind by the Trump administration’s haphazard response to the coronavirus pandemic. Led by former
The national politics continues to dominate the headlines and conversation and Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revitalized the battle over her signature legislature, the Green New Deal, telling conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg Thursday “It does not have a price tag or CBO score and costs us $0 if passed.”