Daily Archives: October 10, 2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers

Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Retiring GOP Rep. John Shimkus pulls Trump support over Syria withdrawal

While Shimkus’s comments came amid the backdrop of a House impeachment probe, a spokesman said the remarks have “nothing to do with impeachment.” PowerPost

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As NASA tries to land on the Moon, it has plenty of rockets to choose from

Enlarge / If you want to buy a commercial SLS launch, you also need to rent the mobile launcher from NASA. (credit: NASA) Last week, NASA held an “industry day” for companies hoping to win lunar lander contracts from the government as part of its Artemis program. During the teleconference, industry officials could ask questions about NASA’s plans for how ...

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These 3 dangerous Social Security myths could destroy your retirement

Believing these misconceptions about Social Security could cost you when you can least afford it. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Focus on the GOP senators weighing history’s judgment for Trump’s fate

The incumbents up for reelection next year in Democratic or swing states are in a form of political paralysis ahead of primary deadlines. They are least likely to break with the president. PowerPost

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‘Sesame Street’ character reveals mother battling opioid addiction

Creators of the iconic children’s television show “Sesame Street” will tackle the opioid crisis in an online-only segment by delving into the backstory of one of its newest characters whose mother is battling addiction. Fox News – Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos

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Did you ask for a federal tax extension in April? Your time to file is almost up

Millions of taxpayers asked the IRS for an extension on filing federal taxes in April. Their time’s up. The extension deadline hits Oct. 15. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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GOP players in Benghazi probe drop strong defense of congressional oversight

Several Republicans — Gowdy, Pompeo and Jordan — have joined President Trump in endorsing resistance to the House impeachment probe. PowerPost

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