Luis Alvarez | DigitalVision | Getty Images The House of Representatives’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill includes a proposal that could help keep some seniors out of nursing homes. The bill calls for a 7.5% increase — or about $10 billion — in additional federal Medicaid matching funds for home- and community-based services. The extra
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Japanese billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa speaks at SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California.  Michael Sheetz | CNBC Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa announced on Tuesday that he will choose eight members of the public to join him on his trip around the moon, scheduled to fly on SpaceX’s Starship rocket in 2023. “I’m inviting you to join
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Amir Dan Rubin David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images A congressional committee overseeing the Covid-19 crisis has opened an investigation into concierge health-care provider One Medical over reports that it gave vaccine shots to family and friends of executives and to wealthy clients who weren’t yet eligible in their states. Rep. James Clyburn,
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10’000 Hours | DigitalVision | Getty Images There is just over a week left of priority access to the Paycheck Protection Program’s forgivable loans for the owners of the nation’s smallest businesses. Last Wednesday, the Small Business Administration started only accepting PPP loan applications from firms with fewer than 20 employees. This priority period is
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Amid a debate over water extraction from Florida’s springs, Florida Sen. Annette Taddeo (D) has introduced a bill (SB 562) which, if enacted, would establish an excise tax on water extraction beginning July 1. According to Taddeo, the 12.5 cents per gallon tax matches what water companies pay per gallon when bottling water supplied from public
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