Month: June 2022

Several economists took the knife to their second-quarter GDP forecasts in the wake of a disappointing consumer spending report that has added to concerns about a slowdown for the US economy. Some forecasters even think the world’s biggest economy will contract for the second consecutive quarter, passing the threshold for a technical recession. Personal consumption
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CheckMate is a weekly newsletter from RMIT FactLab which recaps the latest in the world of fact checking and misinformation, drawing on the work of FactLab and its sister organisation, RMIT ABC Fact Check. You can read the latest edition below, and subscribe to have the next newsletter delivered straight to your inbox. CheckMate July 1, 2022 This week, CheckMate takes an
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U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici greets House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer at Analog Devices Inc.’s chip factory near Beaverton on June 30.Mike Rogoway/The Oregonian U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer toured a Washington County chipmaker Thursday and urged Congress to act quickly to pass a long-delayed, $52 billion incentive package for domestic semiconductor manufacturers. “If we
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(Update: Adding Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal statement) SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Oregon Fire Chiefs Association on Thursday welcomed the Oregon Department of Forestry and Oregon State University College of Forestry’s rollout of the Oregon Explorer Wildfire Risk Map. The statewide, interactive map was created through the passage of Senate Bill 762 (passed
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