White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley said, “As climate change increases the frequency of extreme weather and its public health risks, it is more important than ever we take common-sense steps to modernize our infrastructure to reduce the frequency of power outages and ensure reliable energy for American households and businesses.”
“The bank never suspected,” Gross said, “because Bagarozzo told the tellers he had a friend with a vending machine business. He developed such a good relationship with the bank tellers,” Gross explained, “that they eventually gave him boxes to use that held exactly $500 worth of quarters. He went to the bank several times a week with a $500 box of quarters and got cash in return.”
The Congressional Budget Office has forecast that revenue coming in to the government this year will exceed initial estimates by over $100 billion – or the amount needed to end sequestration in 2013.
The funds will be used to leverage about $600 million in federal transportation aid to update, strengthen and improve the safety of Connecticut’s highways, bridges, rail and transit systems.
Rep. Courtney introduced the Student Loan Relief Act (H.R. 1595) to lock in the lower rate for two years, which would allow the Congress the time it needs to craft a long-term solution to the student loan debt crisis.
Fisher House is a private-public partnership that provides temporary housing facilities at no cost for visiting family members of disabled veterans who are hospitalized for treatment in local VA medical centers.