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Apr 8, 2021

A plan to make big companies pay their taxes … somewhere

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The G-20 finance ministers from the world's largest economies are exploring a minimum corporate tax rate that would apply nearly across the globe. Plus, the Biden administration is rolling back Trump-era rules to require some low-income people to work in order to qualify for Medicaid. And, a new low-fare airline launches amid the pandemic. We speak with Andrew Levy, the founder, chairman and CEO of Avelo Airlines.

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Biden administration rolls back some Medicaid work requirement waivers

Apr 8, 2021
The Trump administration had said states could require some people to prove they had work to get benefits.
The Biden administration says work requirements set up barriers to insurance coverage for low-income people during the pandemic.
Alex Wong/Getty Images

A new airline is launching, focusing on smaller airports

Avelo Airlines will offer nonstop flights to secondary airports across the Western U.S.
Avelo Airlines will offer nonstop flights to secondary airports across the Western U.S.
Avelo Airlines

Music from the episode

On My Way Home Kan Sano

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director