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Child Tax Credit 2022 – Direktzahlungen In Höhe Von 750 Usd, Die In Nur Wenigen Wochen An Tausende Gesendet Werden – Finden Sie Das Genaue Datum Heraus

DIE Frist für Tausende von Amerikanern, um eine einmalige Direktzahlung in Höhe von 750 US-Dollar zu beantragen, ist abgelaufen, und das Geld könnte in wenigen Wochen auf Bankkonten landen.

Schätzungsweise 660.000 Zahlungen werden als Zeichen der Dankbarkeit in Form eines 750-Dollar-Schecks an die Frontarbeiter von Minnesota gesendet.

Bewerbungsschluss war der 22. Juli, und jetzt erwarten die Stadtbeamten, dass die Zahlungen im August oder September versandt werden.

Darüber hinaus können Haushalte in Connecticut im Rahmen eines Steuergutschriftprogramms für Kinder bis zu 750 US-Dollar beantragen, sofern sie bis zum 31. Juli einen Antrag stellen.

Gouverneur Ned Lamont unterzeichnete im Juni den Haushaltsentwurf für 2022-2023, der einen Steuernachlass für Kinder beinhaltete.

Wenn der Gesetzentwurf bis zum 31. Juli sowohl das Repräsentantenhaus als auch den Senat passiert, werden die Zahlungen laut Plan vor dem 30. September erfolgen.

Lesen Sie unseren Live-Blog zum Kinderfreibetrag für die neuesten Nachrichten und Updates…

  • Können beide Eltern CTC beanspruchen, Teil zwei

    Geschiedene, getrennt lebende oder unverheiratete Paare entscheiden jedes Jahr, welcher Elternteil das Kind als unterhaltsberechtigt geltend macht.

    Wenn sich die Eltern jedoch jedes Jahr abwechseln, können beide Elternteile in diesem Jahr den Kinderabsetzbetrag erhalten.

    Wenn Sie Ihr Kind 2020 als unterhaltsberechtigt geltend gemacht und 2021 Vorauszahlungen erhalten haben, könnten Sie verpflichtet sein, diese Vorauszahlungen zurückzuzahlen, wenn Ihr Co-Elternteil plant, die volle Gutschrift in seiner Steuererklärung geltend zu machen.

  • Können beide Elternteile CTC beanspruchen?

    In der Regel kann nur ein Elternteil einen Unterhaltsanspruch geltend machen.

    Ehepaare, die eine gemeinsame Erklärung einreichen, teilen sich jedoch die Vorteile und „beanspruchen“ beide die Gutschrift.

    Wenn ein Ehepaar getrennt anmeldet, kann ein Elternteil die Hälfte des Kinderabsetzbetrags geltend machen und die Leistung teilen.

  • Kinderfreibetrag 2022

    Da der erweiterte Kindersteuerkredit vom Gesetzgeber nicht verlängert wurde, werden Millionen steuerzahlender amerikanischer Eltern den Bundeskredit in diesem Jahr wieder auf 2.000 US-Dollar pro Kind zurückführen.

    Für dieses Steuerjahr 2022 wird das Geld gemäß dem vorherigen Programm des Internal Revenue Service (IRS) als einzelne Steuergutschrift zum Jahresende verteilt.

    Dies kann entweder die Steuerlast des Empfängers senken oder seine Steuererstattung erhöhen.

  • Amerikaner können bis zu 350 US-Dollar pro Monat erhalten

    Da sich der Kongress nicht auf eine Verlängerung der Steuergutschrift für Kinder geeinigt hat, werden die Zahlungen für 2022 auf 2.000 US-Dollar zurückkehren.

    Die republikanischen Senatoren Mitt Romney, Richard Burr und Steve Daines sponserten jedoch einen Plan, der Familien bis zu 350 US-Dollar pro Monat oder 4.200 US-Dollar pro Jahr bot.

    Dies wäre höher als der maximale Vorteil von 300 US-Dollar im Rahmen der vorübergehenden Maßnahme des letzten Jahres.

  • North Carolina bietet Kinderabzug an

    Während viele Bundesstaaten Steuernachlässe angeboten haben, um den Eltern zu helfen, über Wasser zu bleiben, gewährt North Carolina eher einen Kinderabzug als einen Kredit.

    Dies ermöglicht dem Steuerzahler, jedes anspruchsberechtigte Kind abzuziehen, das die Anforderungen des Bundes für die Steuergutschrift für Kinder erfüllt.

    Die Höhe richtet sich nach dem bereinigten Bruttoeinkommen des Steuerpflichtigen.

  • Act wird erweitern, wer Anspruch auf Bargeld hat

    Das Center on Budget and Policy Priorities veröffentlichte eine Analyse des Family Security Act 2.0, in der es dafür kritisiert wurde, Familien ohne Einkommen zu vernachlässigen.

    Das Gesetz wird CTC verbessern, indem es schneller eingeführt, die Berechtigung erweitert und die Obergrenze für den Erhalt einer Rückerstattung aufgehoben wird.

    Der neue Vorschlag hat Vorteile, aber immer noch bemerkenswerte Nachteile, wie die Kürzung der Earned Income Tax Credit, wodurch Millionen von Kindern unter Romneys Plan schlechter gestellt werden.

  • Familien in Idaho können 205 US-Dollar pro Kind erhalten

    Familien aus Idaho können eine Steuergutschrift von 205 USD pro Kind erhalten.

    Es ist nicht erstattungsfähig, was bedeutet, dass es lediglich den Steuerbetrag reduziert, den Sie schulden, aber Sie können es nicht als Scheck erhalten, wenn Sie keine Steuern schulden.

    Der Kredit war ursprünglich nur 130 US-Dollar pro Kind wert, wurde jedoch unmittelbar nach seiner Verabschiedung im Jahr 2018 erweitert.

  • Umfrage zeigt, dass ein erhöhter EITC die Kinderarmut verringern könnte

    Eine Studie von DiversityDataKids.org zeigte, dass Änderungen an der Steuergutschrift für verdientes Einkommen über 2 Millionen Kinder aus der Armut befreien könnten.

    Die Änderungen, die passieren müssten, sind:

    • Steigerung der EITC-Vorteile um 40 Prozent
    • Wegfall der Sozialversicherungsnummer-Anforderung

    Die Earned Income Tax Credit steht berufstätigen Haushalten mit niedrigem bis mittlerem Einkommen zur Verfügung, unabhängig davon, ob sie anspruchsberechtigte Familienangehörige haben oder nicht.

  • Eine halbe Million Amerikaner haben Anspruch auf 750 Dollar

    Schätzungsweise 667.000 Einwohner von Minnesota haben Anspruch auf Zahlungen, aber die Frist ist noch Stunden entfernt.

    Die Zahlungen sollen sich auf 750 US-Dollar belaufen, können aber je nach Anzahl der Bewerber auf bis zu 1.500 US-Dollar pro Person steigen.

    Zu den Arbeitnehmern, die die Zahlungen beantragen können, gehören Mitarbeiter des Gesundheitswesens, Lehrer und Hausmeister.

    Diejenigen, die berechtigt sind, haben bis zum 22. Juli Zeit, sich zu bewerben.

  • Colorados neues Steuergutschriftprogramm für Kinder

    Colorados neue Steuergutschrift für Kinder bietet eine ähnliche Unterstützung wie das Bundesprogramm.

    Credits sind vollständig erstattungsfähig und der Betrag, den Sie erhalten, hängt von Ihrem Einkommen und Ihrem Anmeldestatus ab.

    Zu den Zulassungsvoraussetzungen gehören:

    • Eine Einkommensobergrenze von 75.000 USD für Einzelpersonen
    • Eine Einkommensobergrenze von 85.000 USD für verheiratete Steuerzahler, die gemeinsam einen Antrag stellen
    • Muss Kinder unter sechs Jahren zum 31. Dezember 2022 haben.

    Sie können zwischen 5 Prozent und 30 Prozent der Bundes-CTC für jedes Kind erhalten.

  • Puertoricanische Familien können CTC beantragen

    Im Mai 2022 sagte der IRS, dass Einwohner von Puerto Rico eine Steuererklärung einreichen müssen, um CTC zu beanspruchen, unabhängig von einer Einreichungspflicht.

    Familien mussten das Formular 1040-PR verwenden, was für diejenigen, die normalerweise keine Einreicher sind, eine schwierige Steuer sein kann.

    Laut Code for America mussten viele Antragsteller die freiwilligen Einkommensteuerhilfedienste des IRS aufsuchen oder für Steuervorbereitungssoftware bezahlen, die nicht ihren Bedürfnissen entsprach.

    Das GetCTC-Tool macht es zugänglicher und soll für die meisten Benutzer etwa 10-15 Minuten dauern.

  • Das Tool hilft Einwohnern von Puerto Rico, CTC zu beantragen

    Dank einer Erweiterung des kostenlosen und mobilfreundlichen GetCTC-Portals können Einwohner Puerto Ricos jetzt Steuergutschriften für Kinder beantragen.

    Diejenigen Familien, die 2021 keinen Anspruch auf monatliche Vorauszahlungen von bis zu 300 US-Dollar hatten, erhalten stattdessen 2022 die vollen Kredite.

    Diese beläuft sich Ende 2021 auf 3.600 US-Dollar für Kinder im Alter von fünf Jahren und jünger und 3.000 US-Dollar für Kinder im Alter von sechs bis 17 Jahren Ende 2021.

  • Beanspruchung nach CTC, Teil zwei

    Wenn Ihre Informationen nicht aktuell sind, kann sich dies auf Zahlungen auswirken.

    Der IRS hat möglicherweise keine aktuelle Postanschrift oder Bankverbindung von Ihnen, was die Zahlung verzögern könnte.

    Der per Post zugestellte Scheck kann vom US Postal Service zurückgehalten werden, oder wenn es sich um eine kürzlich erfolgte Zahlung handelt, wird die direkte Einzahlung möglicherweise noch bearbeitet.

    Wenn Sie Opfer eines steuerbezogenen Identitätsdiebstahls geworden sind, erhalten Sie außerdem keine Steuergutschriftzahlungen für Kinder, bis diese Probleme mit dem IRS gelöst wurden.

  • Anspruch auf vergangene CTC

    Die verbesserten Kindersteuergutschriften des Bundes liefen Anfang 2022 aus, aber Familien können das zusätzliche Geld immer noch beanspruchen, wenn sie es letztes Jahr nicht erhalten haben.

    Wenn Sie immer noch auf Geld warten, hat der Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ein Online-Portal eingerichtet, auf dem die Leute überprüfen können, ob sie berechtigt und/oder eingeschrieben sind.

    Zunächst werden Sie gefragt, ob Sie die Kinderermäßigung in Ihrer letzten Steuererklärung geltend gemacht haben und ob Sie planen, sie in Ihrer Steuererklärung für 2021 geltend zu machen, falls Sie dies noch nicht getan haben.

    Wenn Sie mit „nein“ antworten, haben Sie keinen Anspruch auf CTC-Vorauszahlungen.

  • Änderungen kommen zu CTC

    Für die Steuern im Jahr 2022 werden die Steuergutschriften für Kinder auf einen Pauschalbetrag von 2.000 USD für Einzelpersonen zurückgesetzt, die bis zu 200.000 USD verdienen.

    Das Geld wird zu einem Zeitpunkt kommen, wenn die Steuern für 2022 im nächsten Jahr eingereicht werden.

    Es ist erwähnenswert, dass die Steuergutschrift für Kinder in Höhe von 2.000 USD nach 2025 ausläuft.

  • Oswego County bietet im Sommer ein Food-Service-Programm an

    Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) hat sich mit dem US-Landwirtschaftsministerium zusammengetan, um das Summer Food Service Program im Zentrum von New York zu starten.

    Laut dem örtlichen Watertown-Outlet NNY360 bietet das Programm kostenlose Mahlzeiten für alle Kinder unter 18 Jahren ohne Einkommensvoraussetzungen.

    Die Mahlzeiten werden nach dem Prinzip „Wer zuerst kommt, mahlt zuerst“ serviert.

    Bestellungen für Mahlzeiten werden am Tag vor der Teilnahme am jeweiligen Standort aufgegeben.

  • Studie zeigt, dass Steuergutschriften Kinder aus der Armut befreien können

    Eine vom Center for Budget and Policy Priorities durchgeführte Studie hat gezeigt, dass Steuergutschriften dazu beitragen können, Haushalte aus der Armut zu befreien.

    Die Ergebnisse haben gezeigt, dass der Earned Income Tax Credit und der Child Tax Credit im Jahr 2018 16,5 Millionen Menschen und 6,1 Millionen Kinder aus der Armut befreit haben.

  • 2022 Anspruch auf Kindersteuernachlass in Connecticut

    Um den Höchstbetrag von 250 $ für das Kindersteuergutschriftprogramm in Connecticut zu erhalten, müssen berechtigte Empfänger die folgenden Einkommensvoraussetzungen erfüllen:

    • Alleinstehende oder verheiratete Anmeldungen müssen separat 100.000 US-Dollar oder weniger einbringen
    • Haushaltsvorstand muss 160.000 $ oder weniger verdienen
    • Verheiratete, die gemeinsam einreichen, müssen 200.000 $ oder weniger verdienen.
  • Wie viel Haushalte in Connecticut erhalten können

    Im Rahmen eines Steuergutschriftprogramms für Kinder in Connecticut können Haushalte 250 USD pro Kind erhalten, maximal drei Kinder.

    Daher beträgt der maximale Familienanspruch 750 US-Dollar.

    Die Zahlungen in den meisten Bundesstaaten werden voraussichtlich im August erfolgen.

  • Berechtigung für das Direktzahlungsprogramm in Minnesota

    Gouverneur Walz von Minnesota unterzeichnete im April eine Vereinbarung über Direktzahlungen in Höhe von 500 Millionen US-Dollar für Menschen im Bundesstaat, die insbesondere für Familien sehr hilfreich sein könnte, die nach dem Ende der erhöhten Steuergutschriftzahlungen für Kinder ein wenig Unterstützung benötigen.

    Um für die Checks in Minnesota in Frage zu kommen, müssen Mitarbeiter zwischen dem 15. März 2020 und dem 30. Juni 2021 120 Stunden gearbeitet haben.

    Anspruchsberechtigt sind folgende Arbeitnehmergruppen:

    • Langzeitpflege und häusliche Pflege
    • Gesundheitsvorsorge
    • Einsatzkräfte
    • Öffentliches Gesundheitswesen, Sozialdienst und Ordnungsdienst
    • Gerichte und Korrekturen
    • Kinderbetreuung
    • Schulen: Charter, Staat und Hochschulbildung
    • Gastronomie: Produktion, Verarbeitung, Zubereitung, Verkauf und Lieferung
    • Einzelhandel: Verkauf, Fulfillment, Vertrieb und Lieferung
    • Notunterkünfte und Hotels
    • Haustechnik: Wartung, Hausmeister und Sicherheit
    • Öffentlicher Verkehr
    • Boden- und Lufttransportdienste
    • Herstellung
    • Berufliche Wiedereingliederung
  • Steuergutschriften für Kinder in Vermont

    Vermont nimmt die Angelegenheit selbst in die Hand, nachdem der Kongress seine Steuergutschriften für Kinder nicht verlängert hat.

    Der republikanische Gouverneur Phil Scott unterzeichnete eine Steuergutschrift in Höhe von 1.000 US-Dollar für jedes Kind unter fünf Jahren.

    Anspruchsberechtigt sind Haushalte mit einem Einkommen von 125.000 USD oder weniger.

  • North Carolina bietet Kinderabzug an

    Während viele Bundesstaaten Steuernachlässe angeboten haben, um den Eltern zu helfen, über Wasser zu bleiben, gewährt North Carolina eher einen Kinderabzug als einen Kredit.

    Dies ermöglicht dem Steuerzahler, jedes anspruchsberechtigte Kind abzuziehen, das die Anforderungen des Bundes für die Steuergutschrift für Kinder erfüllt.

    Die Höhe richtet sich nach dem bereinigten Bruttoeinkommen des Steuerpflichtigen.

  • Neues CTC-Programm in Pennsylvania

    Das Pennslyvania Child and Dependent Care Enhancement Program wird es Familien ermöglichen, Steuervergünstigungen für die Kinderbetreuung zu erhalten.

    Das Programm wird laut Spotlight PA bis zu 30 % der Kinderbetreuungskosten zurückerstatten.

    Anspruchsberechtigte Einwohner müssen weniger als 3.000 $ für einen Angehörigen und 6.000 $ für zwei Angehörige ausgeben.

    Der Prozentsatz, der zurückgegeben wird, ist abhängig vom Einkommen.

    Einwohner können ihre Gutschrift bei der Steuererklärung für 2023 geltend machen.

  • Virginia genehmigt Stipendium für Förderung der Jugendbildung

    Der Gesetzgeber von Virginia genehmigte im Rahmen des Great Expectations-Programms einen zweijährigen Ausgabenplan mit einem Zuschuss von 1 Million US-Dollar.

    Das Programm hilft Jugendlichen in Pflegefamilien beim Zugang zu höherer Bildung.

    Seit 2008 hat das Programm über 3.500 jungen Menschen dabei geholfen, sich an einer Hochschule einzuschreiben.

  • NYC monatliche Zahlungen für Mütter

    Ein Programm in New York City bietet Müttern monatliche Zahlungen in mehreren Runden an.

    Viele NYC-Mütter erhalten 18 Monate lang 1.000 US-Dollar, gefolgt von weiteren 18 Monaten mit 500 US-Dollar-Zahlungen alle zwei Wochen.

    Um sich zu qualifizieren, müssen die Einwohner derzeit schwanger sein und ein jährliches Haushaltseinkommen von weniger als 52.000 USD haben.

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The dollar is rising a bit higher across the board now as bond yields are also starting to trade in Europe. UK 2-year yields jumped after the highest inflation in 40 years, hitting 2.36% – their highest since 2008. This is also driving European and US yields elsewhere.

But in the major currency space, it is the dollar that remains strong this week with USD/JPY expected to rise 0.4% to 134.80 on the day. That said, the pair remains confined by resistance at 135.00 and its 100-day moving average support at 131.66 currently. The technical situation was already described here yesterday.

Meanwhile, EUR/USD is likely to decline around 0.2% to 1.0150, but downside momentum is still limited closer to 1.0100. As for the GBP/USD, it has moved away from a high of 1.2140 against the UK CPI data earlier to hit the 1.2080-90 levels now:

Rejection of the key hourly moving average is keeping short-term sellers in check, but any major downside momentum remains limited closer to 1.2000 for now.

Elsewhere, USD/CAD is up 0.2% at 1.2873 while AUD/USD starts falling back below 0.7000 as sellers look to extend the recent decline in an attempt to target the level of 61.8 Fib retracement at 0.6962:

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  • Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas described the “Trump Crime Family” on Twitter.

  • Parnas compared Trump to the “godfather” and his ex-boss Giuliani to Trump’s “consigliere”.

  • He also highlighted the roles played by each member of the Trump family in the organization.

Former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas spoke out on the “Trump Crime Family” on Tuesday, comparing the Trumps and their associates to the mafia.

Parnas is a former Trump supporter and Giuliani “fixer” who was convicted in October for his involvement in shadow diplomacy in Ukraine, which led to the former president’s impeachment. He has since become a vocal critic of Trump.

Trump had previously said he didn’t know Parnas, prompting the latter to troll Trump and threaten to post a new photo of them together each time the false claim was made.

On Tuesday, Parnas described in a Twitter thread a summary of what he believed to be the network of individuals linked to Trump whom he likened to classified members of the Mafia.

In his TweeterParnas likened Trump to the “godfather” while pointing to Giuliani as Trump’s “consigliere” or adviser, and former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows as the “underboss.”

Parnas then highlighted who he thought the “capos” were, short for regime capo, which refers to a mafia-ranked captain with high social status. According to Parnas, those “capos” were Truth Social leader Devin Nunes, Trump confidant Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Ron Johnson and Rep. Jim Jordan.

Parnas too Underline 15 GOP lawmakers and conservative media personalities, grouping them under the category of “Trump family soldiers.” He separately brought together 12 other people — including Florida Governor Ron DeSantis — under “Trump Family Associates.”

Parnas too weighed on the roles played by each Trump child and their spouse.

“Trump family members – @DonaldJTrumpJr – just want someone to love him,” Parnas tweeted. “@EricTrump – can’t believe his dad is going to scapegoat him.”

Parnas added that Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, and her husband Jared Kushner “just want to keep the money they stole.”

Representatives of Trump’s post-presidential press office and the Trump Organization did not immediately respond to Insider’s requests for comment. Insider has also reached out to reps for Giuliani, Meadows, Nunes, Graham, Johnson, Jordan and DeSantis for comment.

Parnas is not the first person to compare Trump and his allies to the mob. Earlier this month, former FBI official Frank Figliuzzi compared several Donald Trump allies – including Rep. Matt Gaetz and conservative figure Roger Stone – to members of the mob, calling Trumpworld “an organization criminal”.

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Do you remember the early 2000s? Do you remember the “golden age” of television?

TV’s golden age probably started with The Sopranos in 1999, but it really started with shows like The Wire, Lost and Deadwood in the mid-2000s. terms of budget and scale.

But that was just the beginning. The TV kept rolling. Towards the end of the decade it was Breaking Bad and Mad Men, later it was game of thrones and The Walking Dead. Eventually, the idea that television played second fiddle to the cinematic experience began to erode and crumble.

Television was king.

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But the golden age of television never really ended. It kept going to the point where the phrase golden age ceased to have any meaning. “Prestige TV,” or whatever you want to call it, was just the new normal: content that pushed the boundaries of what was possible. Fresh ideas, great writing, world-class performances. This quality is the basis now. There are grown adults who have literally no understanding of what it was like to search for remains via shows like Twin Peaks or The X-Files.

For the past 20 years we have been overwhelmed with incredible television. Drown in it.

2021 has been one of the best years for TV that I can remember. Already. yellow jackets, station elevenThe White Lotus, Succession, Dopesick, Arcane, Midnight Mass. That’s before we even start talking about the superhero shows they keep falling on Disney+.

It’s just a year! ONLY ONE YEAR!

Incredibly, 2022 has not given up. What brings us — ultimately — to the show I want to talk about now: Breakup.

Severance is a sci-fi show on Apple TV Plus, set in a barely explained universe where a process called “severance” allows employees to split into two separate entities: a working self, which only exists for office hours, and a me at home. , who is completely divorced from work. The work ego has no understanding or memory of what happens outside the office, and vice versa.

At its core, Severance is a high-level concept show focused on exploring that original idea – of divided lives and an artificially imposed and physically induced work-life balance. But despite its uniquely elevated concept, Severance also plays to tropes established over the last 20 years of prestige television.

It operates on several levels. Severance is definitely a “mystery box” show, like Lost. There’s a central mystery to solve, and the show feeds the audience information, playing Reddit sleuths who like to figure out twists and turns before they happen.

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But Severance turns that on its head by being so…extremely funny. It never takes itself as seriously as a show like Westworld. He never wallows in his own importance. In many ways, Severance draws inspiration (but also parodies) from shows like The Office, which celebrate the day-to-day of office life. The cast of Adam Scott, who has spent years on office-like parks and recreation, plays a crucial role here and helps deepen the disparity. Severance features a clean, minimalist desktop, much like the one you might see on Parks and Recreation, but all is not what it seems.

This is what makes Severance special. It becomes compelling like Lost and funny like The Office. It becomes lyrical about the human condition, but also manages to parody the era of which it is a part. In many ways, Severance is the first post-prestige television classic. He does everything.

Severance isn’t flashy, it doesn’t have to establish its greatness with serious monologues or soaring orchestral soundtracks. It’s a show that gets its cake and eats it. Severance is informed by the classics that came before it, but feels distinct from them. A show that swallows and digests everything we’ve consumed in the past 20 years and spits it out like a fully-formed vomit masterpiece that subverts the kind of television we’ve grown accustomed to over the past two decades.

However, Severance only lasts one season. Promising shows have already collapsed. Even a show as well formed as Severance could collapse under public expectations. They could ruin everything.

But I have great faith in Severance. He has the example of shows like Lost and Westworld to learn from. We know what could be mistaken. If Severance keeps its narrative tight and stays true to what made the show so compelling in the first place, we could witness greatness. If nothing else, Severance is my favorite show of 2022 so far and – for my money – the best show on Apple TV.

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“As Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt refused to prosecute an opioid company that dumped 400 million pills on our streets. That may be because Laxalt took tens of thousands of dollars from opioid manufacturers to fund its campaign. Adam Laxalt took their money and turned his back on Nevada.

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“When the city of Reno wanted to sue the opioid manufacturers for the damages they caused, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt tried to stop Reno from holding them accountable. That may be because Laxalt took over $20,000 from opioid companies for its campaign.

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The Senate race between incumbent Cortez Masto and Republican challenger Adam Laxalt is one of the tightest in the nation.

Nevada has been one of the states hardest hit by the opioid crisis. In an attack ad, Cortez Masto accused Laxalt of refusing to prosecute opioid manufacturers when he was attorney general. The ad grimly suggests that Laxalt’s stance was influenced by campaign contributions.

It’s one of those highly technical issues that makes it ripe for campaign mischief. Coincidentally or not, after we started asking questions, the campaign released a new ad aimed more specifically at the criticism. This new ad removed the accusation that he refused to sue a particular company, but instead said he tried to stop Reno from taking action against the manufacturers.

Laxalt, son of Sen. Pete Domenici (RN.M.) and grandson of Governor and Sen. Paul Laxalt (R-Nev.), served as state attorney general from 2015 to 2019.

In 2016, Nevada was ranked sixth among states for the number of milligrams of opioids dispensed per adult, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. In June 2017, Laxalt announced it was working with a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general to assess whether manufacturers had engaged in illegal practices in the marketing and sale of opioids.

Such multi-state investigations are often undertaken when a national crisis results in litigation. States pool investigative resources and negotiate settlements directly with manufacturers or other parties accused of wrongdoing. When Cortez Masto was Attorney General of Nevada, she was involved in a similar action against the Big Five mortgage managers accused of harming homeowners during the Great Recession. During her Senate run, she touted her role in getting that deal done.

The Cortez Masto ads are based on a dispute Laxalt’s office had with Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve in November 2017. Shortly after Laxalt announced he was running for governor, Schieve said that the city wanted to bring its own lawsuit against the opioid manufacturers. (Reno mayor is a nonpartisan position, but Schieve received support from Democrats when she ran and she ended up endorsing Laxalt’s opponent, Democrat Steve Sisolak, in the race for governor.)

Questions returned to Laxalt and Schieve did not answer a query. Based on our review of news excerpts and letters, as well as an interview with a former official in the Attorney General’s office, this appears to be a tactical dispute. Yet the ads turn it into a nefarious ploy to protect opioid manufacturers.

Indeed, Laxalt’s letter to Schieve urging it to suspend filing the lawsuit was also signed by Nevada consumer advocate Ernest Figueroa. He’s a respected nonpartisan figure in the state who was recently reappointed by Aaron Ford, the Democrat who succeeded Laxalt as attorney general.

The Laxalt-Figueroa letter said that “your initiative brings honor to all Nevadans” and that “we share the same objectives”. But he called for a “united front” to tackle the opioid crisis. In particular, the letter expressed concern that a separate lawsuit against Reno could “undermine Nevada’s position in the multistate investigation in which our office has been actively engaged for more than a year.”

“We thought the multi-state process was the best vehicle,” the former assistant to the Nevada attorney general said, speaking on condition of anonymity as the issue has become politically charged. He added that a separate trial was “uncharted territory” and that “we thought we could be kicked out of the multi-state process.”

Schieve responded with his own letter, saying his lawsuit would not affect the multistate settlement. “While I understand, and can certainly appreciate, your concerns about how a lawsuit from the city could impact this collective investigation, please know that I have serious concerns about the dramatic impact that the opioids have on our city, because of the exorbitant amounts of stress it puts on our emergency rooms to our public safety officers and the countless lives lost,” Schieve wrote.

In the end, Schieve ignored Laxalt and Figueroa and filed his own complaint 10 months after this exchange of letters. By then, Laxalt had already filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and its affiliates. When the Reno lawsuit was filed, Laxalt applauded the action, having determined that it would not undermine Nevada’s standing in the multistate process. “When we weren’t kicked out, we were okay with the suit,” the former assistant said.

Not to get too far into the weeds, but when Ford became Nevada’s attorney general, his office joined the Reno lawsuit and opted out of the $26 billion multistate litigation, only to join him later. Under a 2021 agreement, the state shares settlement payments with 29 local government entities.

Ford, when he was Senate Majority Leader, helped push through an amendment in the final hours of the 2017 legislative session that removed a set of caps on fees recoverable by outside law firms that enter into conditional fee contracts with the state. He was working at the time for a litigation law firm, Eglet Adams, which contracted with municipalities such as Reno to sue opioid manufacturers. (Trial lawyers, of course, are among the biggest supporters of Democrats.)

In other words, tactics and politics have played a big role in the dispute over how best to sue opioid manufacturers. There wasn’t necessarily a right or wrong approach, and eventually the state merged the two. It should be noted that when Laxalt sought the GOP nomination for governor, his main opponent, state treasurer Dan Schwartz, also attacked him for discouraging the Reno lawsuit.

Now watch how these ads frame this murky disagreement:

  • The first ad claims that Laxalt “refused to sue an opioid company that dumped 400 million pills on our streets.” This flimsy assertion is based on the fact that a company was named in the Reno lawsuit that had not yet been addressed in the multistate litigation. But Laxalt did not refuse to sue them.
  • The second ad claims that Laxalt “tried to stop Reno from holding them accountable.” He urged Reno not to sue, but his letter — written with the state’s consumer advocate — made it clear that all parties had the same goal of holding manufacturers accountable.

Both ads then suggest that Laxalt may have been influenced by the campaign contributions.

  • Ad #1: “Maybe it’s because Laxalt took tens of thousands of dollars from opioid manufacturers to fund its campaign.”
  • Ad #2: “Maybe it’s because Laxalt took over $20,000 from opioid companies for its campaign.”

The Cortez Masto campaign provided documents showing that Laxalt received $20,500 in campaign contributions between 2014 and 2018 from pharmaceutical companies making opioids, such as Purdue Pharma and Mallinckrodt.

But these contributions undermine the idea that Laxalt did not take action against opioid companies because of campaign money. He sued Perdue Pharma in 2018 after receiving $2,750 in contributions from Perdue between 2014 and 2016. Laxalt did not sue Mallinckrodt – who appears to be the source of the claim in the first announcement that he “refused to sue – although the company was named in the Reno suit.

As for Cortez Masto, during this campaign cycle, it has received tens of thousands of dollars in contributions from pharmaceutical companies, including Mallinckrodt.

“Masto’s ads are designed to mislead voters,” Laxalt campaign spokeswoman Courtney Holland said in a statement. “As Nevada Attorney General, Adam Laxalt aggressively pursued legal action against numerous manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and he prioritized a legal strategy that was most likely to succeed in obtaining justice for the victims of the opioid industry. He did this in addition to appointing the first-ever statewide opioid coordinator and launching the state’s “Prescription for Addiction” opioid program.

Josh Marcus Blank, a campaign spokesman for Cortez Masto, defended the ads. “As Attorney General, Adam Laxalt tried to block the city of Reno from moving forward with its lawsuit against a major opioid manufacturer — an action the mayor described as an “effort to deter the pursuit of the claims by the city” and declared “pitting Nevadans against Nevadans,” he said in a statement. “At the same time, the Laxalt campaign took thousands from that same opioid company. The announcement accurately reflects these facts.

The Cortez Masto campaign tries mightily to connect the dots in sinister fashion. But they don’t add up. The first version of this ad was particularly bad, falsely claiming that Laxalt had refused to sue a particular company. The revamped version, centering on the dispute with the mayor of Reno, erroneously says he didn’t want to hold opioid manufacturers accountable.

This was a dispute over tactics, not Laxalt wanting to give the opioid makers a break. The ads then insinuate — using the crazy word “maybe” — that Laxalt was indebted to drug companies because of campaign contributions. There is no evidence that this is the case, especially since he sued one of these companies.

Viewers’ eyes might fix on a murky debate over whether a multi-state trial or individual trials is the best approach. But that’s the problem here – not overblown accusations that lack evidence. The first ad was worthy of Four Pinocchios, but the second ad just managed to win Three.

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A Man And Woman Were Found Fatally Shot In A Residence In The 2000 Block Of California Avenue In St. Paul On Aug. 16, 2022. (Courtesy Of The St. Paul Police Department)

Police are investigating the shooting deaths of a man and woman in a St. Paul residence after they were notified by a child who called 911 Tuesday night.

Officers did not arrest anyone and aren’t seeking suspects, according to police.

A man and woman were found fatally shot in a residence in the 2000 block of California Avenue in St. Paul on Aug. 16, 2022. (Courtesy of the St. Paul Police Department)

The child who called 911 at 9:15 p.m. reported two people were shot and killed in the 2000 block of California Avenue in the Northern Hayden Heights neighborhood of the Greater East Side.

Paramedics pronounced the pair dead at the scene.

Investigators and crime scene analysts continued collecting evidence as of early Wednesday. Police called the case a “tragic incident” in a press release, which didn’t include additional information about the circumstances.

Police said they will release the names of the people who died after the Ramsey County medical examiner’s office conducts autopsies.

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Edge had one of the most recognizable entrance theme songs early in his WWE career.

“You Think You Know Me” played to packed arenas and stadiums during live shows, tapings and pay-per-views and fans instantly knew who was coming to the ring.

On Sunday, the WWE Universe will get to know Edge a little better when his episode of “WWE Biography: Legends” premieres on A&E.

The 48-year-old’s journey to WWE (formerly known as the World Wrestling Federation) has been full of twists and turns.

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He met his best friend, Jay Reso (known in pro wrestling as Christian), when he was around 10, and the two quickly bonded in pro wrestling and dream of stepping into the squared circle while growing up in Orangeville, Ontario, Canada. The two would watch their first event together at Maple Leafs Gardens in Toronto and later Edge would watch WrestleMania VI at the Toronto SkyDome.

At that moment, it clicked.

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“It was all the things I love. I loved superheroes, I loved music, and I loved sports. So when I saw wrestling, it was all those things because these larger-than-life characters had colorful outfits that would be in the comics,” Edge, real name Adam Copeland, told Fox News Digital in a recent interview.

“They had entrance music and like pyro and stuff, so it’s a Kiss concert. And, they’re doing these things that I equate to a hockey game or a football game – just a athletic performance. He tapped into all the things my little kid brain loved. I never went out of the little kid brain.”

Edge’s career would be launched by chance.

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He saw an advertisement in the Toronto Sun for an essay on “Why do I want to be a professional wrestler?” He wrote an epic tale about his dreams and goals and ultimately won the contest, earning the chance to train with professional wrestlers Sweet Daddy Siki and Ron Hutchinson.

When asked if he thought about the trial and how it launched his career, Edge told Fox News Digital he thinks about it “almost every day.”

“I understand that, for me, my life is great,” he said. “I did the one thing I always wanted to do, which was to be a wrestler, and I succeeded. I constantly sit down and reflect. And I think losing the career for nine years made her appreciate it even more and get her back.”

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Bret Hart also had a big impact on Edge’s early career. Known as “The Hitman” within the wrestling ranks, the Calgary native appeared on Canadian talk show “The Dini Petty Show.” Edge happened to be at the taping and was able to get some great advice from Hart, who told him to pursue his dream.

“It was huge because he was WWF champion at the time. It was huge. And I considered him the best in the world, so for me to get that encouragement and also to understand that he couldn’t give me the answers to the test because there were no answers, and there really aren’t any answers,” he said. connect.”

Edge said the advice Hart gave him at the time helped him foster some parting wisdom in young guys who came to him for advice.

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“I would never turn someone down, and I think a lot of that comes from following Bret’s lead and understanding that you’re an 18-year-old kid sitting in the crowd at the ‘Dini Petty Show’ with a bad mule and a biker jacket, and he found me. And finally, like a year, a year and a half, maybe two years later, I find myself at his house and I get in the ring with him. A lot of what’s happening is happening because Bret cares.”

Edge would hit the independent circuit and train with Hart, honing his in-ring skills and athleticism before making his WWE TV debut. He received a development contract in 1997 and debuted in 1998.

With a universe filled with guys like The Rock, Mankind, Hunter Hearst Helmsley, Kane, The Undertaker and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, he came out as Edge and presented as a tortured soul. But why “Edge?”

“I actually invented Edge. I would have preferred Adam Copeland, but that wasn’t really how it worked then, was it? I was doing dark matches, and Don Callis and I were driving and the radio station , it was in Albany and it was ‘Edge 1-0-something’, and growing up in Toronto, Edge 102 was always one of my favorite stations,” he said.

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“I was like, ‘Hmm, that’s got a little rock ‘n’ roll edge to it, Edge.’ They were throwing names like Rage, Riot, and you know it was the late 90s, right? I just thought, ‘Edge, I’m going to throw that over there.’ At least it’s something I could relate to a little better and it stuck.

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Edge’s career would gain popularity when he teamed up with Gangrel and his lifelong friend, Christian, and they would become known as The Brood. After The Brood disbanded, Edge and Christian would have one of the most memorable tag team runs in WWE history.

Edge and Christian have won the World Tag Team Championship seven times. The two would feud with The Hardy Boyz and The Dudley Boyz and create some of the most iconic matches in pro wrestling history. Ladder matches and tables, ladders and chair matches were developed. In at least one place, Edge was jumping off a ladder and spearing Jeff Hardy who was dangling from the belt buckle several feet above the ring.

While success as a tag team and as a singles contender in the midcard was one thing, Edge didn’t have a real opportunity to pursue a WWE Championship until 2006. He was the first-ever Money in the Bank winner in the business. history and cashed it against John Cena at New Year’s Revolution.

Then known as the “Rated-R Superstar”, Edge would soar to the top of the company. He would become a seven-time World Heavyweight Champion and four-time WWE Champion at the peak of his career.

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Serious injuries would put a hurdle on any further championship wins. Edge was diagnosed with cervical spinal stenosis, fearing that a bump or jolt could cripple or even kill him. He will appear in limited on-screen roles between 2011 and 2019.

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It wasn’t until 2020 that he was allowed to perform again. Edge made a shocking return to the Royal Rumble. It was the biggest pop of the night.

“I expected that we could keep it as secret as possible, so yeah, just for shock,” he told Fox News Digital when asked if he expected the wild reaction from the crowd.

“Because, like everyone else, I assumed it was done,” he said of how he felt about his wrestling career at the time. “So because of that I assumed there would be a pretty shocked response and then you do it in a stadium and chances are there’s a pretty good reaction. Even though I thought that, that still doesn’t really prepare you for every emotion that’s really rocking your system at that moment. I felt like I was struck by lightning in a good way.

Edge would later return as a regular and feud with Randy Orton, The Miz, and AJ Styles. He would be the leader of The Judgment Day faction before getting excited and starting his feud with the members of that group.

Edge’s episode airs at 8 p.m. ET on A&E.

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He said he hopes fans who tune in to watch his mini-documentary and come to their own conclusions about his career and the pursuit of his wrestling dreams.

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