Even so, small business owners, lawmakers, and policy experts are scratching their heads as to how such a potentially valuable lifeline seemed to be cut adrift. “EIDL has been left behind,” said Jared Bernstein, a fellow at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities think tank and a former top economic adviser in the Barack Obama White House. “The problem with the PPP is it’s overly focused on payrolls, whereas a lot of businesses are facing shutdown due to fixed costs such as rent, outstanding loans, and restocking inventory on the other side of the crisis.” … [Read more...] about Five Million People Need This Lifeline. But It’s Gone Broke.
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Once on scene, James’ crew initiated a pursuit of the suspected smugglers, who attempted to evade capture while throwing contraband overboard. A helicopter disabled the boat’s engines and a Coast Guard boat crew was also to board the vessel, discovering four suspected smugglers and approximately 3,350 pounds of marijuana aboard. … [Read more...] about Coast Guard Cutter Makes $6 Million High Seas Pot Bust
Since the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic began, Tesla has focused heavily on reopening its manufacturing facilities. Breitbart News recently reported that Tesla plans to open its plant in Fremont, California, and has told workers their options are to violate the state’s stay-at-home orders and come to work, or stay home and forgo payment and benefits. … [Read more...] about Tesla Gives Elon Musk a $775 Million Payday
Nor would there be much benefit for some economies to ease restrictions early while much of the rest of the world remained under lockdown, experts add. Robertson points to Sweden, which adopted a different strategy to other European nations during the pandemic -- keeping most schools, restaurants, salons and bars open. It did, however, ask people to refrain from making long journeys, placing an emphasis on personal responsibility. … [Read more...] about Critics say lockdowns will be more damaging than the virus. Experts say it’s a false choice
Address: 16 Driftwood Ln, Weston Price: $5,495,000 Square Feet: 7714 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6 Baths Built: 2002 Features: Stunning stone and shingle estate set on over 2 acres in Weston's coveted south side location! This home is fully fenced and gated with an impressive circular drive. Don't miss this opportunity to move in this summer and have your own private retreat with an inground pool, hot tub, oversized patio and incredible yard! Front entrance showcases dramatic circular staircase flanked by living room/study & banquet sized dining room. Kitchen with built-in banquet, oversized island & walk-in custom pantry with extra Sub-Zero refrigerator. Family room w/ large stone fireplace. Mudroom w/ cubbies off of heated 3 car garage. Master suite w/ sitting area, custom closets and bathroom w/steam shower. 4/5 additional family beds equal in size plus homework room. Lower level custom built with materials from Fenway Park make this space truly special with theatre room opening … [Read more...] about Big Papi Slashes Weston Mansion’s Asking Price