Author Archives: Alexander Banderas

Former California congressman TJ Cox charged with money laundering and fraud

Cox, 59, a Democrat, is accused of schemes in which he received over $1.7 million in payments from clients, company loans and investments, the Justice Department says. Then-Rep. TJ Cox, D-Calif., speaks at a hearing July 28, 2020. A former congressman from California was charged with multiple fraud schemes, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Terrence […]

Environmental groups sue U.S. over Puerto Rico dredging plan in San Juan Bay

“This project will destroy corals and threaten communities and deepen the island’s dangerous dependence on fossil fuels,” an attorney with the Center for Biological Diversity said. A bird flies over the San Juan Bay Estuary in San Juan, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit Tuesday against […]

Inflation Reduction Act becomes law: How it will affect your health care

The new law is the most significant health care legislation since the Affordable Care Act was passed more than a decade ago. A pharmacy technician grabs a bottle of drugs off a shelf in Midvale, Utah, on Sept. 10, 2018. The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law by President Joe Biden, is set to lower […]