To showcase Rhode Island’s progress on school construction, state General Treasurer Seth Magaziner spoke in front of the $189 million East Providence High School scheduled to open in the fall. The old building, which opened in 1951, was part of a cookie-cutter system that a school district in Texas adapted from East Providence. That Texas
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Gary Gensler, then-chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images New Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler will testify before the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday. This is the third House hearing focused on GameStop, but this is Gensler’s first appearance as chairman before the Committee.
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Housing experts say a judge’s overturning of the federal eviction moratorium on Wednesday puts tenants at risk just as rental assistance is finally making its way to renters behind on housing payments. A coalition of landlords and property owners brought a suit — which is one of many — against the Centers for Disease Control
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California state officials are responding to a growing demand by investors for disclosure on climate change risks with efforts to create uniform standards for reporting risk. Earlier this month, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research partnered with Stanford University’s Sustainable Finance Initiative to create an advisory group to study the challenges posed by climate
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday he trimmed some of his ether holdings after the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market value notched a series of record highs. “I sold half my Ethereum yesterday … and I put some money down to own a Hummer,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street,” referring to the upcoming all-electric vehicle from
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An eviction notice in Los Angeles. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Federal Judge Dabney Friedrich struck down on Wednesday the national eviction moratorium, potentially leaving millions of Americans at risk of losing their homes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has banned most evictions across the country since September. President Joe Biden extended that protection
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In 2016, the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) was under a federal court order to fix its combined sewer system, which dumped raw sewage into the nearby Potomac River after heavy rains. The price tag was steep: nearly $1 billion for the planned installation of just one of three massive tunnels
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Most of the $8.5 billion of bond proposals in Saturday’s Texas local bond elections were successful, including nearly $884 million that were rejected last November. The proposals included about $6.5 billion of school district bonds, $1.6 billion for cities, $319 million for counties and $139 million for community colleges. Three school districts that saw their
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