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FCC Commissioner: Ending affordable internet is a gut punch to US prosperity

The Hill 22 Feb 2024
Today, new households no longer can enroll ... Established in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Affordable Connectivity Program connects low-income households to high-quality internet access service, often for free.
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Internet subsidy program that assists nearly 400K state households projected to end in April

Maryville Daily Forum 22 Feb 2024
It also provides a $75-per-month discount for households residing on qualifying tribal lands ... Of approximately 994,000 households that are eligible for the service in Missouri, around 40% enrolled in the program for discounted internet access.
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S. Korea freezes policy rate at 3.5 pct for 9th time

Xinhua 22 Feb 2024
... inflation and household debts ... Higher borrowing costs increased the debt-servicing burden for households struggling with record-high debts that would negatively influence domestic consumer spending.
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Emigration Minister meets Egypt Post delegation to discuss new app for Egyptians abroad

Daily News Egypt 22 Feb 2024
The meeting was part of the Ministry of Emigration’s efforts to launch an app for Egyptians abroad, which will feature a platform that offers electrical appliances, household furniture, and Egyptian handicrafts.
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Lead in drinking water

The Times & Democrat 22 Feb 2024
Lead service line replacement projects across the U.S ... Water department staff confirmed they are currently only notifying households having issues with their water service in the form of leaks.
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Lead pipes a burden for the poor

SCNOW Morning News 22 Feb 2024
The case highlights the potentially discriminatory nature of utilities requiring customers to share in the cost of replacing privately owned lead service lines ... Researchers found much lower rates of full lead service line replacements in D.C.
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Roundup: S. Korea freezes policy rate at 3.5 pct for 9th time

China.dot.org 22 Feb 2024
... inflation and household debts ... Higher borrowing costs increased the debt-servicing burden for households struggling with record-high debts that would negatively influence domestic consumer spending.
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India Ratings expects GDP to grow 6.5% next financial year, lower than govt estimates

Beijing News 22 Feb 2024
"Prevailing consumption demand is still skewed in favour of the goods and services consumed by households belonging to the upper 50 per cent of the income bracket," the ratings agency said.
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The Rent Is Still Too High

Scheerpost 22 Feb 2024
renter households now spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent and utilities ... Further, renter households live in units with structural problems and lack basic services like electricity, water, or heat.
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Cyprus consumer prices rise by 2.1 per cent in January 2024

CyprusMail 22 Feb 2024
... indicator compiled to measure the historical changes in the prices of consumer goods and services acquired, used, or paid for by households and tourists within the economic territory of the country.
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California lawmakers seek to short-circuit new income-based utility charges

The Eagle-Tribune 22 Feb 2024
New plans fashioned by the three major utilities are based primarily on household size and the federal poverty levels. According to PG&E, here’s how the fixed charges would work in its service territory, based on a four-person household..
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Phone companies want to eliminate traditional landlines. What's at stake and who loses?

Usatoday 22 Feb 2024
Millions of Americans still use landline phone but phone companies are looking to drop the service ... The number of households nationwide with landlines is dwindling ... households have wireless services only.
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Pricey stocks and homes, shaky banks, office turmoil, and people's debt woes are all worrying ...

Business Insider 22 Feb 2024
They warned of mounting pressure on low and middle-income households, based on their increasing reliance on credit cards and "buy now, pay later" services, plus more and more late payments on some types of consumer loans.
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Money Forward collaborates with GameFi Wallet – turning payment data into digital assets | CoinDesk JAPAN

OBN 22 Feb 2024
WEB3 wallet “SyFu” equipped with GameFi function will start cooperation with “Money Forward ME”, a household account book and asset management service.
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As Cambridge Emergency Shelter Struggles to Meet Needs, Chelsea Nonprofit Provides Resources to Families

The Harvard Crimson 22 Feb 2024
The day service center, located in La Colaborativa’s headquarters in Chelsea, operates from 9 a.m ... The center will provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks in addition to hygiene items, infant supplies, clothing, and other basic household necessities.
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