Mar 1, 2021
The pandemic is affecting states unequally, too
Share Now on:
On today's show: How high-income taxpayers are helping some states make it through the pandemic economy. Plus, Texas’ largest electricity co-op is filing for bankruptcy.
Segments From this episode
Overall, state revenue is down 1.9%, but 22 states have higher revenue than a year earlier. Tech and Wall Street have helped.
Brazos Electric's filing could be an ominous sign as other Texas power providers assess the damage after the extreme weather.
"I could have never predicted that it would be this bad," says Ashlie Ordonez, owner of The Bare Bar.
The original program that imported Mexican labor ended in the 1960s due to rights violations. Biden and Lopez Obrador may discuss a similar plan.
China is generous to its favored companies, and that has, at times, threatened industries elsewhere in the world.
So where's the $25 billion in rental relief approved in the last COVID-19 relief package?