US government agencies boost offshore wind with funding and loans

Strong pointsTax fairness: an important funding mechanism DOE loan program being improved New York – U.S. federal tax regulators and Congress have addressed the needs of the offshore wind industry to make equity financing more tax efficient, while the Department of Energy revamps its loan program to make $ 3 …

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Show them their cards: Abortion Access Bill Veto

We urged Gov. Charlie Baker to stick to his principles and veto the budget clause that would lower the age at which a minor can choose to have an abortion from 18 to 16. And that’s exactly what the Republican governor did on Christmas Eve. “As I said in my …

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US bishops warn President-elect Joe Biden about abortion

Signaling what could turn out to be a confrontation between leaders of the American Catholic Church and the second catholic president In US history, the head of the American Bishops’ Conference issued a warning to President-elect Joe Biden, saying his position on the right to abortion creates a “difficult and …

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Drawing the Line: Dark Side of Higher Education

“Our lives begin to end the day we keep quiet about the things that matter.” [Martin Luther King, Jr.] Educational institutions are places where intellectuals develop a state of mind and criticize things against the norms. Higher education is a place where students develop literacy and soft skills development, which …

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A life of resilience

I am not by nature someone who spends a lot of time in the past. And for good reason: when I was seven, my parents, my sister and I were taken to the Nazi camps in Mohyliv-Podilska, Ukraine, during World War II. Miraculously, we all survived. For this reason, I …

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High Court summons PK Halder, 128 loan defaulters

The 129 defaults must pay ILFSL approximately Tk 1,800 crore The High Court summoned 129 people in default on Wednesday, including Prashant Kumar Halder, the disgraced director of International Leasing and Finance Service Ltd (ILFSL), to explain how they would repay the borrowed money. They were asked to appear in …

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