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Riverside County Approves Sheriff’s Request to Raise Rates – NBC Palm Springs – News, Weather, Traffic, Breaking News

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco’s request to increase the aggregate rate charged to 16 cities and other contracted entities for the use of patrol deputies and support services. The 4.74% increase is retroactive to July 1, 2020, and is necessary to recover higher costs incurred by the department, […]

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Opinion: Disappointing April jobs report proves the Fed shouldn’t hike rates

Labor shortages are not widespread. Rather, it is special, and no doubt temporary, factors that cause them in certain segments of the economy. “For Hire” signs are plentiful in industries that have thrived during the pandemic and are in desperate need of workers. Consumers’ thirst for goods, including cars, gaming systems, outdoor furniture and new […]