Rural leaders fear they’ll miss out on infrastructure money

Rural leaders fear they’ll miss out on infrastructure money

For decades, rural communities have struggled to maintain crumbling roads and bridges in the face of shrinking tax bases and diminishing resources. COVID-19 has only made the situation worse, by halting infrastructure projects and diverting public resources away from repaving roads to public health.In theory, the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law that President Joe Biden signed … Read more

Coronavirus variant fear sparks Africa travel curbs – BBC News

Coronavirus variant fear sparks Africa travel curbs - BBC News

Coronavirus variant fear sparks Africa travel curbs BBC NewsNew Coronavirus Variant a ‘Serious Concern’ in South Africa BloombergScientists track coronavirus variant with ‘worrying’ number of mutations Business InsiderWHO calls special meeting to discuss new Covid variant found in South Africa with ‘a large number of mutations’ CNBCBritain to Ban Flights From Six African Nations as … Read more

Clients of Utah estate attorney charged with fraud fear their money is gone

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BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah (KUTV) — A Salt Lake City estate attorney could face time in federal prison after prosecutors allege he stole funds from his clients’ accounts and covered his trail with fake financial statements.Several clients of Calvin Curtis, 61, told 2News they have had issues getting information about their trust accounts and they … Read more

A fear grows in Trumpworld: Have we gone too conspiratorial?

A fear grows in Trumpworld: Have we gone too conspiratorial?

“But as it relates to election integrity and voter protection, it is vital that we help states get these simple, popular security mechanisms in place to ensure honesty for the 2022 midterms,” added Gidley, who is heading the Center for Election Integrity at the Trump-aligned America First Policy Institute. “I want to make sure that … Read more