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Feather on the pedal: EPA proposes renewable fuels slash for 2020, cuts for 2021, slow growth in 2022

In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for 2021 and 2022, and a retroactive action on 2020 volumes that has the ethanol industry up in arms. Advanced biofuels producers were cautiously optimistic, biogas producers took a more positive view, noting that cellulosic volumes would increase 51% between 2020 and 2022. Ethanol producers didn’t like the 2021 volumes but were generally positive about 2022 volumes, and action on small refi...
Tags: Congress, Washington, US, America, Usda, Opec, Top Stories, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Nebraska, Epa, Bronx, Biden, Environmental Protection Agency, ABFA, IRFA


Emitter’s Protection Agency: EPA proposes late and uninspiring renewable fuels targets for 2021 and 2022

In Washington, the Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes for 2021 and 2022 and the ethanol industry is up in arms. Advanced biofuels producers will find their numbers have generally been increased, but by a fraction of the levels needed to match the level of renewable diesel and SAF project development. The biogas industry was taking a more positive view, noting that cellulosic volumes would increase 51% between 2020 and 2022. A striking feature o...
Tags: Congress, Washington, US, America, Usda, Opec, Top Stories, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Epa, Bronx, Biden, Environmental Protection Agency, IRFA, Trump, Grassley


Instagram will suggest you 'take a break' if it notices you've been scrolling too long

Uwe Krejci/Getty Images Instagram will start suggesting you take a break if you're scrolling for too long. The feature is one of many announced today to protect young users' mental health. Instagram has faced sweeping backlash after internal research showed it knew it can harm kids. Instagram is trying to help you take a break from scrolling for hours on its platform.In a Tuesday blog post, CEO Adam Mosseri announced the roll-out of "Take a Break," a new feature that will ask users to...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, News, Instagram, Trends, Mental Health, Congressional, Tech Insider, Adam Mosseri, Mosseri, Getty Images Instagram, Tiktok, Katie Canales, Uwe Krejci


Elon Musk unloads on Biden's big social and climate spending bill: 'I would just can this whole bill. Don't pass it'

Elon Musk on August 13, 2021 at a press event on the grounds of the Tesla Gigafactory near Berlin.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Billionaire CEO Elon Musk had a scathing assessment of the Democratic social and climate bill. He urged Democrats to "can" the legislation. He specifically targeted a provision that would authorize a tax credit if Americans bought an electric vehicle assembled by unionized workers with batteries constructed in the US. Tesla CEO Elon Musk assailed a ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Berlin, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Economy, Democrats, House, Biden, Wall Street Journal


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?

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Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Maryland, Pua, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bank Of America, Joe Biden


Herrin Marks Two New Event Records at CMP’s 2021 Talladega 600

New records were set at this year’s Talladega 600 CMP match. IMG CMP U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Pistol competitors arrived ready to play at the Talladega 600 marksmanship series – reaching three new event records along the way. The match was held Nov. 15-23, 2021, as part of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) annual schedule at the Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama. Known as “A Southern Classic,” the Talladega 600 is designed for marksmanship enthusiasts of all ages, disciplines and e...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Georgia, United States, EIC, Cmp, Springfield, Raleigh North Carolina, Martinez, Congressional, IMG, Richard Martinez, Talladega, Herrin, Dan Young, Auburn Alabama


What Will A Post-2022 Congress Be Able To Do?

An I Voted sticker on an IWI X95 bullpup carbine in 5.56mm with an Elcan SpectreDR 1.5-6x optic on top. IMG Jim Grant United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- One thing Second Amendment supporters need to have in mind is what they should push for after the 2022 elections. Now, there is a lot of time between now and 2022, but based on what happened in Virginia and some other trends, it is shaping up to go very nicely for those who support the Second Amendment. But what is to be done with what could b...
Tags: Guns, Senate, Virginia, Reagan, Joe Biden, United States, House, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Gun Rights, Harold, Congressional, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Jim Grant, Jon Tester


House and Senate approve stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House and Senate cleared a stopgap funding bill on Thursday. Some Senate Republicans sought to nix funding for Biden's vaccine mandate. President Joe Biden must sign the bill before a midnight deadline on Friday to avert a shutdown. The House and Senate approved a short-term funding bill on Thursday afternoon, narrowly averting a government shutdown.Earlier on T...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Economy, Democrats, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Biden


House and Senate approve funding bills to avert government shutdown

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi/Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo ; J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo The House and Senate cleared a stopgap funding bill on Thursday. Some Senate Republicans sought to nix funding from Biden's vaccine mandate. President Joe Biden must sign the bill before a midnight deadline on Friday to avert a shutdown. The House and Senate approved a short-term funding bill on Thursday afternoon, moving to barely avert a government shutdown.Th...
Tags: Utah, Politics, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Economy, Democrats, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Biden


Sen. Marco Rubio is on the verge of tanking the defense spending bill over an amendment on forced Uyghur labor from China

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida made an unexpected move Wednesday night. Rubio proposed an amendment that could tank the National Defense Authorization Act. He wants to ban imports from China's Xinjiang region with forced labor among Uyghurs. Bringing the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act to a screeching halt Wednesday night, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is standing by an amendment that Senate Majority Lead...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Congress, Senate, China, Politico, US, Trends, Gop, House, Marco Rubio, Xinjiang, Rubio, Marco, Congressional, Schumer


Mitch McConnell smacks down the GOP shutdown brigade, warning of 'chaos and uncertainty' if the federal government closes its doors

Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a press conference at the US Capitol on October 26, 2021.Samuel Corum/Getty Images McConnell swiped at the GOP senators pushing the government closer to a potentially chaotic shutdown. McConnell said on Fox News a federal shutdown "makes no sense for anyone." Fast-tracking a short-term spending deal requires all 100 senators to be onboard as some Senate Republicans push to defund Biden's vaccine mandate. Senate Minority Leade...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Republicans, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Policy, Democrats, Gop, House, Ted Cruz, Connecticut, Mitch McConnell


Congress scrambling to avert shutdown as plan unveiled to fund government into February

Congressional leaders unveiled a plan Thursday that would keep the federal government funded into mid-February, but it's unclear if the deal would be enough to avoid a rapidly approaching government shutdown on midnight Friday.
Tags: Congress, Cnn, Congressional


A disgraced Trump loyalist is in trouble for blowing off January 6 investigators. But Biden's DOJ still faces a tough call on prosecuting him.

Jeffrey Clark. a former top Trump DOJ official, is defying congressional investigations into the January 6 riot at the Capitol.SUSAN WALSH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The House is set to refer another Trump ally to DOJ for a contempt-of-Congress prosecution. But the Justice Department is expected to have a more difficult decision in charging Jeffrey Clark. Clark refused to answer lawmakers' questions about Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 election. After going decades without prosecu...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, House, House Of Representatives, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, George W Bush, Justice Department, Reed Smith


Why a contempt case against Jeffrey Clark is a much tougher call for Biden's Justice Department compared with Steve Bannon

Jeffrey Clark. a former top Trump DOJ official, is defying congressional investigations into the January 6 riot at the Capitol.SUSAN WALSH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The House is set to refer another Trump ally to DOJ for a contempt-of-Congress prosecution. But the Justice Department is expected to have a more difficult decision in charging Jeffrey Clark. Clark refused to answer lawmakers' questions about Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 election. After going decades without prosecu...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, House, House Of Representatives, Biden, Donald Trump, Doj, George W Bush, Justice Department, Reed Smith


Anticipating a majority after the 2022 midterms, House Republicans are eager to grill Biden's Cabinet secretaries, investigate Hunter and (maybe) impeach the president

Congressional Republicans have big plans to thwart the Biden administration's agenda.AP Photo/Evan Vucci Republicans have big plans to thwart Joe Biden if they reclaim the US House. Biden foes like Reps. Jim Jordan and Marjorie Taylor Greene would get more powerful. The GOP can't wait to grill Cabinet secretaries and investigate Hunter Biden. Republicans can't wait to make Joe Biden's life miserable if they take back control of the US House in the upcoming midterm elections. O...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Obama, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Afghanistan


Why Joe Biden's life will quickly get miserable if Republicans take over the House

Congressional Republicans have big plans to thwart the Biden administration's agenda.AP Photo/Evan Vucci Republicans have big plans to thwart Joe Biden if they reclaim the US House. Biden foes like Reps. Jim Jordan and Marjorie Taylor Greene would get more powerful. The GOP can't wait to grill Cabinet secretaries and investigate Hunter Biden. Republicans can't wait to make Joe Biden's life miserable if they take back control of the US House in the upcoming midterm elections. O...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Obama, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Afghanistan


Republicans eyeing a 2023 majority say they're eager to grill Biden's Cabinet secretaries, investigate Hunter, and (maybe) impeach the president

Congressional Republicans have big plans to thwart the Biden administration's agenda.AP Photo/Evan Vucci Republicans have big plans to thwart Joe Biden if they reclaim the US House. Biden foes like Reps. Jim Jordan and Marjorie Taylor Greene would get more powerful. The GOP can't wait to grill Cabinet secretaries and investigate Hunter Biden. Republicans can't wait to make Joe Biden's life miserable if they take back control of the US House in the upcoming midterm elections. O...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Obama, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Afghanistan


Fourth Stimulus Check: Should You Expect Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Maryland, Pua, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bank Of America, Joe Biden


LaRose wants Ohio Supreme Court to expedite Congressional map lawsuit

The court challenge is playing out as elections officials plan for May primary.
Tags: Congressional, Ohio Supreme Court, LaRose


Some States Making JPMorgan Chase Pay for Anti-Gun Discrimination

Despite the Biden administration’s statements to the contrary, Americans are still buying more guns than ever. IMG iStock-1189937492 U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “JPMorgan Chase & Co. was removed on Thursday from a $700 million Louisiana municipal-bond deal after the bank’s stance on guns drew criticism from state Republican officials,” Bloomberg News reports. “The decision came after state Treasurer John Schroder, a Republican, said his team was scrutinizing JPMorgan’s gun policies following Ch...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Obama, Banks, Citigroup, Ohio, Louisiana, Resistance, Biden, Hillary, Jamie Dimon, Greg Abbott, Jpmorgan, Bloomberg News, Congressional, JPMorgan Chase


Reddit traders are waxing nostalgic over the pre-short squeeze days of GameStop — from $13 a year ago to $200 today, many are holding on for more gains ahead

GameStop store.VIEW press/Getty Images Reddit day traders are reminiscing about GameStop shares in double digits a year ago.  Since then, the army of retail investors have driven a more than 1,400% rally in the stock. In a post, traders said the company had even further to rally.  Reddit day traders are reminiscing about the time last year when GameStop stock was less than a tenth of what it's worth now."One year ago today GME closed at $13.90. Today GME closed at $213.90," one Redditor s...
Tags: Google, Amc, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Robinhood, Gamestop, Congressional, Redditor, NFT, GME, Short Squeeze, Apple Tesla, Ryan Cohen, Natasha Dailey, Wall Street Bets


Avoid politics at Thanksgiving and talk about markets instead. Here's a refresher on the craziest stories this year, from meme stocks to NFTs.

The Thanksgiving turkey.Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images Markets have been on a wild ride in 2021 amid new phenomena like meme stocks, NFTs, and DAOs. The year began with shares of GameStop soaring and is ending with a DAO trying to buy the US Constitution. Here are 10 conversation starters about markets to avoid politics at Thanksgiving this year. Forget politics at your Thanksgiving dinner this year. Talk markets.Think about everything that happened this year, starting with an army of retail tra...
Tags: Facebook, Elon Musk, Amc, US, Trends, Tesla, Netflix, Reddit, Nba, Wu Tang, Donald Trump, Robinhood, Gamestop, Musk, Martin Shkreli, Forbes


Morning Headlines: Summit Co. hospitalizations highest since January; Group sues over Ohio’s new congressional district map

Summit County hospitals are seeing the most COVID-19 patients since January; a national Democratic organization has filed a lawsuit in the Ohio Supreme Court to challenge the newly signed Congressional district map; the Cleveland and Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority police departments are getting more than $4 million in federal grant money to hire more officers; and more stories.
Tags: Ohio, Cleveland, Group, Congressional, Ohio Supreme Court, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority


Opponents of new Congressional map accuse GOP leaders of violating the constitution

The National Redistricting Action Fund has filed a legal challenge in the Ohio Supreme Court.
Tags: Gop, Congressional, National Redistricting Action Fund


Fourth Stimulus Check: Should You Count On Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Maryland, Pua, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, West Virginia, Bank Of America, Joe Biden


After nearly three decades in Congress, House Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson has announced her retirement

Portrait of American politician Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, Washington DC, 1990s.Photo by Anthony Barboza/Getty Images Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, served 15 terms in Congress before announcing her retirement. Johnson worked at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Dallas and became the first nurse in Congress. Throughout her 29 years on Capitol Hill, Johnson co-authored or authored 177 bills that became law. House Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson, 85, announced on Saturday that she w...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, Nurse, Texas, News, Congress, Retirement, Senate, Politico, US, Trends, Infrastructure, Washington Dc, House, House Of Representatives, Dallas


Ohio House sends Congressional district map to DeWine

The House has approved the map by a vote of 55-36.
Tags: House, Ohio House, Congressional, DeWine


A Federal court dismissed a class action lawsuit by retail investors claiming Citadel Securities and Robinhood conspired to halt GameStop trading

In this photo illustration the WallStreetBets page seen in the background of a silhouette hand holding a mobile phone with Reddit logo.Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A Miami district court dismissed the retail-investor lawsuit against Robinhood and Citadel Securities. The lawsuit claimed the two firms conspired to halt meme-stock trading on January 28. The district court judge said the conversations may be "suspicious" but not enough to prove wr...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Amc, Court, US, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Miami, Robinhood, Gamestop, Vlad Tenev, Congressional, Citadel, Ken Griffin, US Securities and Exchange Commission


Anti-gerrymandering advocates voice opposition to map with 'weird shapes and squiggly lines'

The Ohio House is set to vote Thursday on a new Congressional district map that could give Republicans as many as 13 of Ohio's 15 total Congressional seats.
Tags: Ohio, Ohio House, Congressional


Democrats may blow campaign promises and give the rich a big tax cut in Biden spending bill: 'We couldn't be giving Republicans a better gift'

President Joe Biden (L) talks to Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (2nd L) as Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (R) looks on after signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.Alex Wong/Getty Images Democrats want to roll back a Trump-era tax measure that overwhelmingly benefits higher-earners. Yet it means the rich could get a much larger tax cut than the poor — the opposite of what Democrats said they wanted. "It doesn't make any sense at all," Democrati...
Tags: Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, House, New Jersey, Mitch McConnell, Medicare, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Bennet, Vermont, Trump, Sen Bernie Sanders