Senate Democrats receive maximum donations from Nord Stream 2 lobbyist

A major Democratic donor and lobbyist for Nord Stream 2 has made maximum contributions this year to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and vulnerable Senate Democrats, according to campaign finance records. Why is this important: If pressure from the White House to vote against reimposing sanctions on the Russian-backed gas …

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Lawmakers must ensure all borrowers have access to responsible credit

The Sun-Times article on payday loans and black communities highlighted a tension that neither lenders, consumer advocates nor lawmakers have found an optimal policy to break. Business groups repeated a phrase that payday lenders have used for over 30 years: that they provide a service to underserved communities that no …

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Playground launches in beta to help creators cultivate community – TechCrunch

Launched today in beta, Playground is a social platform that seeks to help people discover and develop community while allowing creators to monetize their audiences. Already, the website has a wide variety of users including the Museum of Modern Art, comedy host Alexis Gay, the Abolitionist Teaching Network, activist Nupol …

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French import on a Summer Cup mission

Huetor, the booming French import, could become a Group 3 candidate for the Summer Cup if he maintains his unbeaten Australian record at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday. Champion’s trainer Peter Snowden acknowledged that Huetor’s sudden emergence was a “pleasant surprise” and that there are big racing ambitions in place if …

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Uno Re to provide $ 1.5 million in insurance coverage to Nord Finance

In Uno Re’s efforts to bring security to the wider crypto community, the protocol recently announced that its long-term strategic partner, Nord Finance, has increased its coverage from $ 500,000 to $ 1,500,000. This decision was taken to further improve the security of the protocol and the users of the …

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Memphis man to be a leader in the men’s cancer support community

Steven Barker was diagnosed in 2019 with stage III non-Hodgkin lymphoma and will be a Wolfpack leader for a one-year term. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It is estimated that in 2021, there will be 1,898,160 new cancer cases and 608,570 cancer deaths in the United States according to the American Cancer …

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Update on the maritime market: the postponement of Nord Stream 2 weighs on gas prices

Risavika LNG index at 94.02 EUR / MWh and up 4.3% week after week. European gas prices were on the rise following the delay of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Last week, the German energy regulator temporarily halted the certification process for the new pipeline that will bring Russian gas …

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Banks write off Rs 46,000 crore in bad debts in the first half of 2021-2022: The Tribune India

Tribune press service New Delhi, November 29 Scheduled commercial banks have canceled loans of Rs 46,382 crore in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2021-2022, the government said in Lok Sabha on Monday. However, the Union Ministry of Finance declined to provide details of large companies whose …

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Community celebrates first lighting of menorah in downtown Buda for Hanukkah

BUDA, Texas (KXAN) – Members of the Buda community celebrate the start of Chanukah with the city’s first menorah lighting. In October, the city authorized a space for the menorah in the city center, but it would not fund the menorah like it does for other holiday decorations. ‘It hurts …

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