Manchin’s opioids tax plan faces pushback from lobbying groups

Lobbyists are trying to block a bid by West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin III to add a tax on prescription opioids to the reconciliation package as one of his requirements for supporting the legislation.Manchin has long supported policies to bolster addiction treatment and prevention. West Virginia has faced some of the harshest effects of…Continue Reading

Biden pitch meets resistance in Michigan GOP stronghold

HOWELL, Mich. — Hundreds of former President Donald Trump’s supporters lined the streets, held up signs and flags and honked in protest as President Joe Biden traveled to deep-red Livingston County this week.Biden came to the heavily Republican and mostly rural Howell area to pitch infrastructure and social spending legislation at a union training center,…Continue Reading

Student loan forgiveness changes could spell relief for more public sector workers

Posted October 6, 2021 at 6:09pmCongressional staff and members of Congress are optimistic that an overhaul announced by the Department of Education will make positive changes in a troubled student-loan forgiveness program for public sector employees and members of the military.“We hope this change will help to alleviate the economic hardship that so many endure…Continue Reading

Devi’s Donuts and Sweets is more than a pop up, it’s now a brick and mortar shop

Long Beach, CA (October 6, 2021)/vWire/- Located at 3600 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90804, Devi’s Donuts and Sweets is a vegan donut popup concept, that’s now a brick and mortar shop. With more than 10.5K followers on Instagram, 4.9 stars for Google reviews and 4.5 stars on Yelp, Devi’s has a cult following of happy vegan…Continue Reading

vKind App Launches First All-Vegan Travel Show to Bust Stereotypes

PHOENIX, Ariz.–Oct. 5th, 2021 /vWire/— vKind, the search platform connecting verified vegan-owned brands, businesses, and professional services with consumers, will debut its first episode of vKind Vibes during the first week of December. vKind Vibes is the first-ever travel series that focuses on the diversity and benefits of the vegan lifestyle and seeks to redefine…Continue Reading