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ASAToday for May 13th, 2021

President Biden Opposes Raising the Federal Gasoline Tax

March 3, 2021

President Biden Opposes Raising the Federal Gasoline Tax Last Friday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg said that President Biden opposes raising the federal gasoline tax because it would violate his pledge to not raise taxes on middle-class Americans.  Per Secretary Buttigieg, “the President’s made a commitment that this administration will not raise taxes on people making…

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This Week in Congress

February 24, 2021

This Week in Congress The Senate continued confirming appointees to the Biden Administration’s cabinet.   The House voted on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic stimulus plan this week. Return to the ASAToday page to read more articles.

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The House’s COVID-19 $1.9 Trillion Package

February 24, 2021

The House’s COVID-19 $1.9 Trillion Package The House voted on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package which includes: $75 billion for vaccinations, treatments, testing and medical supplies; $19 billion for state health departments and community health centers; $7.2 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program; $15 billion for economic injury disaster loans; $26 billion for…

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Stopping the Predatory Trend of Unfair Subscriptions in Construction Technology

February 24, 2021

Stopping the Predatory Trend of Unfair Subscriptions in Construction Technology By Chad Pearson, Plexxis As a former police officer I tend to be more sensitive to predatory behavior. An infallible truth you learn in police work is that wherever you find opportunity, you find honest people serving others, and dishonest people serving themselves (at the…

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Employers and COVID-19 Vaccinated Employees

February 24, 2021

Employers and COVID-19 Vaccinated Employees Employers are asking whether COVID-19 infection prevention measures should continue or can be revised for vaccinated employees, but employers need to be sure their policies do not violate privacy and anti-discrimination requirements. Impact on Workers: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are…

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Interior Secretary Nominee on Hydraulic Fracturing

February 24, 2021

Interior Secretary Nominee on Hydraulic Fracturing Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland downplayed past opposition to hydraulic fracturing during a confirmation hearing on Tuesday as she sought to reassure senators worried she will clamp down on fossil fuel development. A clean energy transition is “not going to happen overnight,” and the U.S. will rely on fossil…

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