French PM vows to boost economy amid impact of Ukraine war

French PM vows to boost economy amid impact of Ukraine war

PARIS — French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne vowed Wednesday to boost jobs, cut taxes, support purchasing power, tackle climate issues and help France better face the consequences of the war in Ukraine — including by nationalizing electricity giant EDF. Borne laid out her main priorities in her first major speech to the National Assembly after … Read more

Hochul versus Zeldin day one: Focus is on guns, crime, economy

Hochul versus Zeldin day one: Focus is on guns, crime, economy

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — Now that the main candidates for the governor’s race in New York have been decided, Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul and Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin are hitting the campaign trail for November. On Wednesday, Governor Hochul was focused on ending gun violence and the recent Supreme Court decision on guns in New … Read more

Italy’s economy enters choppy waters – POLITICO

Italy’s economy enters choppy waters – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Italy’s smooth sailing is about to come to an end. A combination of factors — the “Super Mario” brand of its prime minister, negative interest rates and the chance to spend nearly €200 billion in EU recovery funds — meant that the EU’s third largest economy was heading … Read more

Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision could affect health insurance coverage

Supreme Court Roe v.  Wade decision could affect health insurance coverage

Golero | E+ | Getty Images Even when Roe v. Wade was in effect and women had the legal right to an abortion no matter where they lived in the US, health insurance coverage of the procedure was limited. Many states restrict what plans can cover, and a decadeslong national law bans the use of … Read more

Former US ambassador says lifting China tariffs could cut inflation

Former US ambassador says lifting China tariffs could cut inflation

Removing tariffs on imported Chinese goods will strip 1% off inflation in the US over time and return confidence to the economy which could help President Joe Biden at the ballot box, former US ambassador David Adelman says. “Inflation will be No. 1 issue in midterm elections in the US in November,” Adelman told CNBC’s … Read more