Opportunity Zones Play Key Role in Economic Recovery: Advocacy Group

WASHINGTON—Early results of the opportunity zones program—which has attracted tens of billions of dollars to low-income communities—are promising, and policy improvements are necessary to maximize its contribution to the economic recovery from the pandemic, according to an advocacy group. A wide range of private investments have taken advantage of tax breaks provided through the opportunity […]

Justice Clarence Thomas Dissents From Supreme Court on Election Case: ‘We Need to Make It Clear

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas issued a dissenting opinion regarding the high court’s decision not to take up a case challenging the Pennsylvania Nov. 3 election results. The court on Monday announced it won’t take up lawsuits challenging a Pennsylvania state court decision that relaxed ballot-integrity measures, including a move to extend the ballot-receipt deadline […]

Dominion Voting Systems Sues MyPillow CEO Lindell

Dominion Voting Systems filed a lawsuit on Feb. 22 against MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over his statements about the election technology vendor after the Nov. 3 presidential election. The lawsuit, filed in the District of Columbia, alleges that Lindell, a staunch supporter of former President Donald Trump, harmed Dominion’s brand by raising questions about the […]

Why Some Texans Are Getting Sky-High Energy Bills

After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills. The surge in pricing is hitting people who have chosen to pay wholesale prices for their power, which is typically cheaper than paying fixed rates during good weather, but can spike when there’s high demand for electricity. […]