11/15/2019

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Uber, Lyft And DoorDash Pledge $90M To Fight California Gig-Worker Law

Uber Opens a New Window. , Lyft and DoorDash threatened Thursday to spend $90 million to fight a proposed California law that would require the companies to treat their gig workers as employees, rather than contractors. “We remain focused on reaching a deal, and are confident about bringing this issue to the voters if necessary,” […]

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Florida Raking In Billions As Americans Abandon High-Tax States

State governments can benefit Opens a New Window.  greatly from an influx of movers – enjoying everything from increased tax Opens a New Window. revenues to new business activity. Recently, changes to the U.S. tax code have encouraged an increasing number of people to move – taking their cash to lower-tax states like Florida. As […]

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These Are The Least Affordable Housing Markets In The US, Study Says

As housing affordability Opens a New Window.  remains a major concern for Americans, a recent analysis determined America’s least affordable housing markets. 24/7 Wall Street Opens a New Window.  analyzed ATTOM Data Solutions’ Q1 2019 U.S. Home Affordability Report Opens a New Window.  and found the 25 areas where the housing market was not affordable. […]

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CalPERS Cuts Pension Benefits For First Time

For the first time in its 85-year history, the California Public Employees Retirement System, CalPERS, is drastically cutting benefits for public retirees. Starting January 1st, four retired City of Loyalton public employees will have their pensions cut 60 percent.  For 71-year-old Patsy Jardin, that means her pension will drop from about $49,000 a year to a little more than $19,000.

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