Is BBB in danger of becoming DOA? Here’s a look at the bill’s elements in question.
Dec 20, 2021

Is BBB in danger of becoming DOA? Here’s a look at the bill’s elements in question.

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Also today: The presence of the omicron variant has economists looking at different kinds of numbers and indicators to get a feel for the direction of the economy. Residents of small communities in rural, unincorporated areas are bumping into limited housing regulation.

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For unincorporated communities, limited ways to regulate housing

Dec 20, 2021
Some rural communities in tourist destinations are finding it hard to grapple with short-term rentals, during a housing crunch.
Joshua trees and other desert plants grow in Joshua Tree National Park on July 22, 2021 near Twentynine Palms, California.
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What's the best way to track the economy with fast-moving omicron?

Dec 20, 2021
Some economists are looking at alternative indicators, like box office figures and subway turnstile figures to see if economic activity is starting to wane.
Many economists are looking at alternative economic indicators beyond typical stock numbers to gauge the economy with the presence of the omicron variant.
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Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
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Alex Schroeder Digital producer
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Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director