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Ohmann Theater hosts Meet the Lyons Candidates for Congress

Ohmann Theater hosts Meet the Lyons Candidates for Congress

The historic Ohmann Theater in Lyons will host two local residents for US Congress this Wednesday, March 23rd, at 7 pm. The Republican candidates are Mr. Robert Groom and Mr. John Murtari. Each will have an opportunity to speak and then take ... MORE
Inflation calculator: Earmarks return in omnibus spending bill as Americans prepare for recession

Inflation calculator: Earmarks return in omnibus spending bill as Americans prepare for recession

Inflation will soar even higher after President Joe Biden signed lawmakers Omnibus spending bill into law this week. Lawmakers closed the earmark loophole during President Barrack Obama’s administration. Earmarks gave lawmakers the ability to fund projects in districts across the U.S. that ... MORE
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Congress gridlocked over debt limit: What happens if government shuts down?

If the federal government shuts down it wouldn’t be the first time. But the consequences of that could be devastating to healthcare, social safety nets, and the U.S. economy as it tries to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Congress is stuck after ... MORE
$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy T

$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy President Trump

After brief hopes that Congress would agree to $2,000 stimulus checks for most Americans following President Donald Trump’s public criticism of the $900 billion economic relief package – Republicans blocked a measure by Democrats on Christmas Eve to bump distributions up. It ... MORE
$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today

$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today

Editor’s Note: Congress has since killed hopes of passing a $2,000 stimulus bonus on Christmas Eve. Read about it here. If Congress is successful at increasing stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 it would mark a pivotal moment federal response to the ... MORE
Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)

Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)

On Episode #98 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Ian Golden, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to take on Rep. Tom Reed this fall joins Josh Durso to talk local issues, politics, his campaign, and much more. Check out all of ... MORE