"When the President took office, there were no predictions China would surpass the US in GDP within two years. Their GDP was 60% the size of the US at the time and slowing. They would have had to grow $7.5 trillion to catch us in two years even if we didn't grow at all, which would have required 30 percent annual increases on their part. No one would predict that," said Derek Scissors, a resident scholar at the conservative American Enterprise Institute and an expert on the Chinese economy. … [Read more...] about Fact check: A list of Trump’s general false claims from March 16 through May 3
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“The Downtown-Uptown-Oakland-East End Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is an important project and the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference, applauds the work of our local and federal elected officials, including the President, our congressional delegation and Senators Casey and Toomey, for advancing this important project. A special thank you to Congressman Doyle for his leadership and tireless efforts in Washington and to County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Mayor Bill Peduto and Port Authority of Allegheny County CEO Katharine Kelleman for their local leadership. The BRT will increase mobility between key commercial and employment centers, create jobs and enhance our region’s vitality. This project’s selection speaks not only to its value, but also the continued progress in our region on smart future focused investments. As our region progresses into economic recovery in this time of Covid-19, transportation projects, such as the … [Read more...] about Nearly $100M In Federal Funding Headed Towards Port Authority’s BRT Project Designed To Create Dedicated Bus Lanes
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced a broader reopening of the state’s businesses and services, saying the data continued to trend in favor of loosening restrictions. Child care centers and youth clubs can reopen immediately, with bars, bingo halls, zoos and rodeos following on Friday. Youth camps and any sport without in-person spectators can reopen at the end of the month, Abbott said.Distancing measures, capacity limits and other restrictions apply to most reopenings. Abbott said he is focused on the percentage of positive cases as virus testing ramps up in the state. That “positivity rate” has declined over the past two weeks, he said. Hospitals have plenty of capacity to handle virus cases, and the state now has “ample” protective equipment, he said. … [Read more...] about U.S. Deaths Surpass 90,000; Early Vaccine Promise: Virus Update
Since 1864, the Bank has operated as a national bank, providing financial products and services to individuals, businesses and others within the communities it serves. The Bank operates four full-service offices with drive-up and ATM facilities located in Suffield, West Suffield, East Granby and Windsor Locks. It offers a full range of traditional community bank products and services as well as telephone and internet banking. Member FDIC. For more information, visit the Bank's website at www.fnbanksuffield.com. … [Read more...] about The First National Bank of Suffield hosts Free Shred Day in Windsor Locks
The Obama team must have known that if their investigations turned up dry, they would pay a price. When you decide to spy on a leader of an opposing party, the bar must be high. It’s not the norm, no matter what anyone says. The media should be desperate to get to the bottom of this; you know they would be if Trump did this to Team Biden in the current election. Instead, to date, Biden has still not been asked to explain in detail his own role in this affair. The fact that the media is trying to kill this story is all you need to know about the sad state of our country right now. … [Read more...] about PATEL: Why Was Biden Spying On The Trump Team?