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US Sen. Warnock: Electric car tax credit needs 'flexibility'

Sep. 23, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock urged the U.S. Treasury secretary Friday to use “maximum flexibility” in implementing a revised tax credit for Americans buying electric vehicles, a perk that Hyundai stands to lose as the automaker invests billions of dollars to open its first...

Massachusetts taxpayers to get some of their money back

Sep. 16, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts taxpayers can look forward to seeing a return of some of their tax dollars this year, Gov. Charlie Baker said Friday. The announcement came after the state auditor’s office certified that tax revenues exceeded allowable revenues under a little-noticed...

Biden approval rises sharply ahead of midterms: AP-NORC poll

Sep. 15, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s popularity improved substantially from his lowest point this summer, but concerns about his handling of the economy persist, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Support for Biden recovered...

'Car guy' Biden touts electric vehicles at Detroit auto show

Sep. 14, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — President Joe Biden, a “car guy” with his own vintage Corvette, showcased his administration's efforts to promote electric vehicles during a visit Wednesday to the Detroit auto show. Biden traveled to the massive North American International Auto Show to plug...

Coloradans take housing into their own hands with initiative

Sep. 14, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Fed up with sky-high housing prices, Coloradans are taking the issue into their own hands with a November ballot initiative that would direct a portion of the state's income taxes to affordable housing projects. As housing crises bubble up nationwide,...

Edmunds Compares: 2023 Toyota bZ4X vs. 2023 Volkswagen ID.4

Sep. 14, 2022 06:37 AM EDT

Toyota largely pioneered hybrid vehicles, and its extensive lineup of gas-saving models today is a testament to that. But it’s taken a while for Toyota to finally come out with its first mass-market electric vehicle: the all-new 2023 Toyota bZ4X. This is a small SUV that’s about the same size...

Census: Inequality last year grew, but child poverty dropped

Sep. 13, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

Income inequality in the U.S. increased last year for the first time in more than a decade, but childhood poverty was cut almost in half due to expansion of the federal government's child tax credit and stimulus payments made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new survey results...

Burgum unveils plan for North Dakota's child care 'crisis'

Sep. 13, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota would spend up to $80 million in state savings over the next two years to address child care in the state, under a proposal pitched Tuesday by Gov. Doug Burgum. The GOP-led Legislature meets again in January and will consider the plan that also...

Dubai court rejects Danish extradition request for financier

Sep. 12, 2022 21:40 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai court ruled on Monday that a British man suspected of masterminding a $1.7 billion tax scheme cannot be extradited to Denmark to face charges. The decision in the high-profile case grants the hedge fund trader, Sanjay Shah, a victory...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Sep. 12, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. September 12, 2022. Editorial: Missouri man committed a horrific crime. But execution is not justice — it’s cruelty Little evidence suggests Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will spare the life of convicted cop killer Kevin Johnson, a Missouri death row...