President of the Navajo Nation testifies before Congress to secure the right to vote for Native Americans

WASHINGTON DC (ABC4) – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez testified before Congress Wednesday in support of Native American voting rights at a hearing titled “Restoring Voting Rights Act: Protecting the Vote Native Americans and Alaska Natives “. “Protecting the Native American vote requires taking into account the unique challenges faced by Navajo voters,” Nez said, “The [Navajo] Nation continues to ...

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Chesapeake Utilities Secures Sustainability Financing for Capital Investments in Power Delivery Solutions

Posted: October 19, 2021 at 5:51 p.m. EDT|Update: 5 hours ago DOVER, Del., October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced that it has obtained $ 9$ 0.6 million in sustainability funding from Bank of America to fund capital investments in energy delivery solutions provided by the company’s Marlin Gas Services subsidiary. Marlin Gas ...

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Michigan residents among missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Some of the kidnapped missionaries in Haiti are from Michigan, according to U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland. “It’s a sad day for western Michigan,” Huizenga said in a statement. “It appears that individuals from western Michigan were kidnapped while on a mission trip to Haiti. My office is working in cooperation and consultation with the State Department and the Biden ...

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DeFi Sublime lending platform raises $ 2.5 million in seed funding

There is a new DeFi lending platform on the market that wants to allow users to stake their “digital reputation” to access loans. Called Sublime Finance, the platform wants to help borrowers tap into their “social capital”. Sublime has received backing from investors such as Galaxy Digital and Electric Capital, who both co-led its $ 2.5 million funding round. Other ...

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Skowhegan man accused of using PPP loan to buy cowboy boots now faces state theft charge

October 18 – First Mainer accused of fraudulently obtaining paycheck protection program loan also faces state level theft charge of more than $ 10,000 he still owes plumbers , carpenters, electricians, construction workers and laborers. Nathan Reardon, 43, of Skowhegan and formerly of Brewer reportedly refused to pay 17 people and two companies between August 14, 2020 and February 27, ...

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Carnival Corporation Announces Closing of $ 2.3 Billion Term Loan Facility

Carnival Corporation announced today that it has closed its previously announced additional senior secured term loan facility for a total principal amount of $ 2.3 billion. The proceeds of the additional new term facility are used to redeem all of the Company’s outstanding 11.500% senior secured notes due 2023 and to pay accrued interest on such redeemed notes and related ...

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