C’mon Nevada, let’s get out there and give up

Marion Steward

For all the trials and tribulations that have pummeled public schools, especially the last couple years, the single largest hindrance to educational performance has been the same as it was for decades, and it has nothing to do with what goes on in the classroom, on the home computer screen, […]

Business News for Feb. 3, 2022

Marion Steward

Sarah Bloom Raskin’s past statements on climate regulation are stoking heated Republican opposition to her nomination to be the Federal Reserve’s vice chair for supervision and could leave President Biden’s pick with a narrow path to confirmation. Ms. Raskin, a former Fed and Treasury official who previously argued that financial […]

Business News for Jan. 27, 2022

Marion Steward

The U.S. economy ended last year with a flourish as consumer spending and business investment helped loosen the pandemic’s stubborn grip. Gross domestic product — the broadest measure of the nation’s production of goods and services — expanded by 1.7 percent in the final three months of 2021 after adjusting […]

DFL will focus on public safety, family economics

Marion Steward

We are closing in on two years of living with COVID-19. For most of us, these have been two of the most difficult years of our lives. We are exhausted and frustrated. We’ve lost more than 11,000 Minnesotans and 850,000 Americans to this virus. Health professionals are at a breaking […]

Port of Va. had $100B+ economic impact in FY21

Marion Steward

Port set cargo handling record amid pandemic Published January 27, 2022 by Kate Andrews Portsmouth Marine Terminal Amid some of the toughest months of the pandemic, the Port of Virginia set cargo records, processing more than 3.2 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, […]