Discussions about bringing back earmarks have germinated on Capitol Hill in recent years. But now House Appropriations Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro announced weeks ago her committee’s plan to solicit members’ requests for earmarks, the system of designating funds for specific local projects that’s been banned for a decade. Earmarks were eliminated […]

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Congress is about to unleash hundreds of billions of dollars in aid to small businesses, a long-awaited injection of relief that some employers, economists and advocates say won’t be nearly enough as the economy faces a worsening winter slowdown. Most of the $325 billion that lawmakers are proposing for small […]

Downtown Sacramento, abandoned in March by thousands of office workers when the the coronavirus pandemic struck, is like a world turned inside out. Work from home orders that emptied office buildings have helped lay bare just how bad Sacramento’s homeless problem is and how little the city, state and social […]

There’s nothing better than pulling a PlayStation VR headset from its packaging, putting it on your head for the first time, and diving into the wonderful worlds that only virtual reality can deliver. Virtual reality is intense, surreal, and unlike anything we’ve seen in video games before. At the same […]