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Berlin warms to French 'Buy European' plans as global trade rules erode

Berlin warms to French ‘Buy European’ plans as global trade rules erode

Press play to listen to this article Expressed by artificial intelligence. BERLIN — Threatened by a new package of U.S. subsidies that could hammer European industry, Germany is backtracking on its longstanding objections to programs such as France’s “Buy European Act” that would lay down provisions on buying goods locally. Berlin’s growing sympathy for the …

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Bristol Myers Squibb warns UK drug tax threatens investment

Bristol Myers Squibb warns UK drug tax threatens investment

Bristol chief executive Myers Squibb has warned that the US pharmaceutical company could divert investment from the UK due to the expansion of a tax meant to cap the NHS drug bill. Giovanni Caforio also said the low prices of medicines bought by the NHS from pharmaceutical companies was a major problem which threatened the …

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Mental health programs to kick off in some suburbs after voters approve property tax hikes

Mental health programs to kick off in some suburbs after voters approve property tax hikes

State-subsidized medical counseling, therapy and care will soon be available in some Chicago suburbs after voters approve property taxes for new mental health programs. The mental health councils were approved by referendum Tuesday in the townships of Schaumburg, Wheeling and Vernon, three townships in DuPage County and for all of Will County. Voters narrowly rejected …

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Tightening Abortion Laws Reignite Conversation Around Permanent Child Tax Credit

Tightening Abortion Laws Reignite Conversation Around Permanent Child Tax Credit

Maxine Thomas received her first child tax credit payment in the spring of 2021. She was skeptical, like it was too good to be true. “I really didn’t think I was going to get it for any reason,” she said. Thomas is a single mother of five children. She works full time at a food …

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