Stories tagged: "economy"


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Rep. Ben Diamond Believes in ‘Common-Sense Policies That Reward Hard Work’

As he runs for Congress in 2022, the Democratic representative from Pinellas County promises to "create an economy that gives every working Floridian a fair shot at the American Dream."

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Rep. Fentrice Driskell: A Voice for the People in Tallahassee

The Democratic incumbent who earned an “A” in the 2021 People First Report Card for consistently voting in favor of her constituents, is up for reelection.

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From the Mountains of Jayuya, Marisol Villalobos Is Making a Difference in the World

The Puerto Rican entrepreneur was recently recognized by the United Nations for her sustainable business practices.

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Latinos Contributed $92 Billion to Arizona’s Economy

Latinos are thriving in Arizona: A new report shows Latinos are contributing billions to the state's economy, especially in Gilbert and Peoria.

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This Is Why Puerto Rico Is Becoming an Important Aerospace Center

Several aerospace companies have already established themselves on the island, and some are interested in building a spaceport.

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New Arizona Law Will Give More Single Moms the Ability to Afford College

Parents who choose to pursue higher education full-time can now qualify for financial assistance to help cover the cost of childcare.

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Florida Republican Files Measure to Allow Employers to Pay Workers Less After Minimum Wage Vote

Workers under 21 and other “hard-to-hire” employees could earn less than minimum wage if a bill some have called “discriminatory” is passed.