Tag: government budget

Mazda’s new EV has a nice price but limited range

Virtually every automaker is bringing out at least one electric vehicle in 2021. Most of them are putting all the effort they can into stretching the range of those new EVs. And almost all of those new EVs carry a price tag of at least $40,000. Mazda MZDAY, -0.34% hopes that has created an opening. […]

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Opinion: History shows spending on infrastructure doesn’t always end well

Over the past two centuries, federal, state and municipal governments across the U.S. have launched wave after wave of infrastructure projects. They built canals to move freight in the 1830s and 1840s. Governments subsidized railroads in the mid- and late 19th century. They created local sewage and water systems in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and […]

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Yes, you can still get electric vehicle tax credits — here’s a guide

While the Biden administration’s proposal to include $100 billion in new electric car subsidies is no longer part of the infrastructure bill wending its way through Congress, those considering an EV in part due to the tax breaks shouldn’t panic. This latest spending initiative was intended to extend the current incentives and allow those makers […]

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We want to retire to a fun lake house, but we also want city amenities. Our budget is $450,000. Where should we go?

We’d like to retire on a lake, but not in a small town since we both love the symphony and the amenities a city offers (Costco and good healthcare). We also want to be within an hour of a good-size airport since we love to travel.  We’re both from the Southwest and humidity doesn’t bother […]

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