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Local initiative recruits small developers to rebuild blighted Newark ward

Pandemic be damned. City of Newark moves forward to restore a deteriorating neighborhood with a history of high rate foreclosures and many “underwater” properties. 

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Democrats charge Trump and USPS’ Dejoy work to ‘sabotage the elections’

Mail operations drastically weakened under new USPS postmaster general tenure.

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Trump and new USPS postmaster general dismantle an essential service

Gradually, the post office is eroding which is impacting millions of Americans.

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Flaws in Trump’s executive orders after break down of Congress’ coronavirus package

Trump’s executive orders to deal with the absence of a second stimulus package comes with strings attached.

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Democratic senators introduce bill taxing billionaires who are making large profits during the pandemic

Several senators propose a bill to provide healthcare for all with money made by the 1 percent during the Covid-19 crisis.

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New Jersey COVID-related benefits total $12.4 billion in the past 19 weeks

Last week’s final payment for the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), showed New Jersey residents received more than a half-billion-dollars.

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Pelosi says talks on second stimulus package are ‘productive’

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With less than a week left before the US Senate’s August recess, Democrats say negotiations with Republicans on stimulus proposals are moving along, but still locking horns on key issues.

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House votes to repeal Trump travel ban denounced as anti-Muslim

The vote, which further restricts the president’s powers to limit entry into the United States, is a victory for Muslim Americans and civil rights groups. 

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‘B*tches get stuff done.’ Rep. Ocasio-Cortez introduces legislation after white male colleague calls her the b-word

A day after Rep. Ocasio-Cortez responds to a gender epithet, she introduces a bill requiring Feds to identify themselves. 

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The Supreme Court’s abortion rights win might not help providers like me | Think Piece

As a Black abortion provider in Arizona, I am no stranger to abortion restrictions—or the vitriol and racism that comes with it.

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