Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, September 7-9, 2018

Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, September 7-9, 2018

Salinas, CA…With only two races remaining, points battles are heating up as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads west for the America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The return of the Prototype class following the GT-only event at VIR means a full grid of WeatherTech Championship entries will take on WeatherTech Raceway’s famed […]

Sanders, Khanna Introduce Bill to Get Billionaires Off Welfare

Sanders, Khanna Introduce Bill to Get Billionaires Off Welfare

Washington, DC…Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) announced legislation Wednesday to give large, profitable corporations such as Amazon and Walmart a choice: pay workers a living wage or pay for the public assistance programs like Medicaid, food stamps and public housing its low-wage workers are forced to rely on. Low wages cost taxpayers […]

Burt Reynolds, 1936 – 2018

Burt Reynolds, 1936 – 2018

Jupiter, FL…Burton Leon Reynolds Jr., February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018, was an American actor, director and producer. Reynolds died from cardiac arrest at a Florida hospital on September 6, 2018.[51] He had been suffering from heart problems for a number of years. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as […]

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Revamp California’s Bail System & Eliminate Cash Bail

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Revamp California’s Bail System & Eliminate Cash Bail

Sacramento, CA…Taking action to revamp California’s bail system, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed Senate Bill 10, the California Money Bail Reform Act, which preserves the rights of the accused, while prioritizing public safety. The new law – which will take effect on October 1, 2019 – establishes a new system for determining a […]

Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter Revised Up to 4.2% as Economy Rolls On

Gross Domestic Product: Second Quarter Revised Up to 4.2% as Economy Rolls On

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 (table 1), according to the “second” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 2.2 percent.  The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data than […]