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The debt ceiling is a numerical limit, set by Congress, on how much money the federal government can borrow to pay its bills. Increasing the debt ceiling is a routine congressional task, but Republicans want to hold it hostage to make cuts to Social Security and Medicare, even though failing to raise the limit would cause massive economic devastation.
Democratic lawmakers tried to pass a second bill that would have added paid sick days to the agreement, but were unable to reach the 60-vote threshold needed in the Senate, due to most Republican senators opposing the measure.
Poll shows the biggest concerns facing families right now are inflation, gas prices, everyday bills, and groceries prices.
The governor announced actions against these businesses and his plans to prohibit state investments that use “environmental, social, and governance” ratings, which could affect services like PayPal.
With a record 6.6 million jobs added during the Democratic administration's first 12 months, combined with a low 4% unemployment rate, the United States has seen unprecedented gains.
No other state has more to lose over this issue than the state of Florida, according to the president of the Florida Beach and Shore Preservation Association.
Truck driving has become one of the most important trades in Puerto Rico because of the island's dependence on imports.