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Va. Assembly tables Commanders stadium bill

Va. Assembly tables Commanders stadium bill

ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Commanders must wait at least until next year to learn whether they’ll receive any funding for a new stadium in Virginia. The Commonwealth’s General Assembly tabled legislation that would have determined the amount of support offered by Virginia. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw told The Associated Press that too …

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Here’s the signal for investors from the deep pessimism of Bill Ackman and George Soros

Here’s the signal for investors from the deep pessimism of Bill Ackman and George Soros

Stock index futures are bouncing around on the 100th day of trading this year, with the Dow and S&P 500 headed for the worst annual start since 1970 and the Nasdaq its worst ever. This choppy market can’t help itself, because “there are too many unknowns,” Stephanie Link, chief investment strategist and portfolio manager at …

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House passes gasoline price-gouging bill

House passes gasoline price-gouging bill

The House voted Thursday to pass Democrats’ bill aimed at combating “price gouging” on gasoline. The bill passed 217-207, with no Republicans voting for it and four Democrats voting against it: Reps. Stephanie Murphy (Fla.), Lizzie Fletcher (Texas), Kathleen Rice (N.Y.) and Jared Golden (Maine). The legislation is unlikely to gain traction in the Senate, …

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Regrading the 2019 NFL Draft: Bill Belichick goes from perfect to failure, 49ers improve from 'C' to 'A'

Regrading the 2019 NFL Draft: Bill Belichick goes from perfect to failure, 49ers improve from ‘C’ to ‘A’

It takes three years to truly grade an NFL Draft, although we all do so right after one ends to fulfill the wants and needs of the immediate crowd. Those grades don’t matter nearly as much as the three-year grades, which is why I always go back and regrade the draft three years out and …

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House Democrats to hold hearings on baby formula crisis, introduce bill to beef up FDA inspections

House Democrats to hold hearings on baby formula crisis, introduce bill to beef up FDA inspections

House Democrats will hold hearings on the baby formula shortage in the U.S., and move to pass legislation to increase Food and Drug Administration inspection staff to ensure that imported products are safe for infants to consume. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation on Tuesday that would provide the FDA …

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