With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of fraud as they scramble to update security systems and block scammers who already have siphoned billions of dollars from pandemic-related jobless programs.
Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run into Republican resistance to a hefty price tag.
he Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced on Friday the first local player selected to the 2022 Polynesian Bowl, with Punahou’s Tevarua Tafiti set to join some of the best prep football players in the nation in the 2022 game.
The weekend’s rewards, a sweet treat for the ‘Bows who had to navigate competing during the pandemic, but according to head coach Elliot Ptasnik, the MPSFP Championship will serve as a spring board or a diving board for whats next for his athletes.
The police accounts contradict Har’s explanation of the events. Earlier this week, the veteran lawmaker blamed the arrest on a single beer mixed with medication she was taking for a respiratory illness.
The overall relief bill would provide $1,400 payments to individuals, extend emergency unemployment benefits through August and increase tax credits for children and federal subsidies for health insurance.