Biden calls for grants to support the restaurant industry

Dive brief: President-elect Joe Biden has expressed support for granting restaurant grants instead of loans during an economic roundtable on Tuesday, stating that the restaurant industry “affects the ability of the economy to continue to grow.” Restaurateur and Independent Restaurant Coalition member Dan Jacobs, the only small business owner on …

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Judge dismisses Harvard slave portrait trial

A Massachusetts state judge dismissed the lawsuit of a Connecticut woman who said Harvard University illegally possessed photos of her enslaved ancestors and refused to hand them over. The dismissed trial on Tuesday centered on a series of 1,850 photos believed to be one of the first images of people …

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Moriarty and Quijano plan to require dealerships to pay off consumer debt on commercial vehicle within 15 days, Assembly approved

Moriarty and Quijano Plan to Require Dealers to Pay Off Consumer Debt on Commercial Vehicle Within 15 Days, Assembly Approved (TRENTON) – To avoid leaving customers in charge for thousands of dollars and having their credit score potentially damaged, dealers would be required to resolve a customer’s trade-in loan within …

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U.S. roasters weigh in on price hikes, cite inflation

Coffee processors in the United States, the world’s largest consumer of drink, report significant increases in the costs of their operations, mainly related to transport, and plan to increase retail prices in the near future. Medium and small roasters, especially specialty coffee companies, have been hit the hardest, company executives …

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