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Pamplin Media Group – Biden endorses plan to overhaul unemployment benefits

Plan devised by Sen. Ron Wyden ties payments to economic triggers, raises minimums paid by states


President Joe Biden has endorsed key concepts that Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has proposed to overhaul the nation’s unemployment benefit system, which has gone largely unchanged since the Great Depression more than 80 years ago.

Biden did so when he released details of his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan, although he did not mention them during his speech to Congress in April.

The White House statement mentions the $2 billion that he included in his $1.9 trillion pandemic recovery plan, which he signed March

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Ranking Arizona: Top 10 social media marketing companies

Here are the Top 10 SEO and social media marketing companies in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2021 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business?

To make your vote count in the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona, click here to vote.

Voting for the 2022 issue of Ranking Arizona ends July 31, 2021.


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Defendant in Scheme to Steal Digital Currency and Social Media Accounts Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison | USAO-MD

Baltimore, Maryland – Chief U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Jordan K. Milleson, age 20, of Timonium, Maryland, to two years in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised release, for aggravated identity theft, in connecting with schemes to use the identity information of victims to  steal digital currency and social media accounts.  Milleson entered his guilty plea today.  Chief Judge Bredar also ordered Milleson to pay restitution of $34,329.01.

The guilty plea and sentence were announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F. Lenzner; Special Agent in Charge James R. Mancuso

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Pamplin Media Group – Biden endorses Wyden overhaul of jobless benefits

Plan would tie payments to economic triggers and raise minimums paid by the states.


President Joe Biden has endorsed key concepts that Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has proposed to overhaul the nation’s unemployment benefit system, which has gone largely unchanged since the Great Depression more than 80 years ago.

Biden did so when he released details of his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan, although he did not mention them during his speech to Congress on Wednesday, April 28.

The White House statement mentions the $2 billion that he included in his $1.9 trillion pandemic recovery plan, which he signed March

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M&A in tech, digital, media and marketing is bouncing back

Global M&A activity in technology, digital, media, and marketing bounced back in the first quarter of this year, passing pre-pandemic levels, according to a report by M&A advisory firm Ciesco. 

The 40-page study by Ciesco, a specialist M&A advisory firm operating in the technology, digital, media and marketing sectors, reported 472 closed transactions in Q1 2021, a 36% increase year-on-year from Q1 2020. The first quarter of 2020 was a strong, pre-Covid quarter, when 346 deals were recorded, but Q1 2021 has been an even stronger increase, of 80%, on Q1 2019. 

The M&A consulting firm also found that the

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Social Media Content Marketing Technology

Social media content marketing is expected to grow to US$13.8 billion in 2021, perhaps owing to higher daily digital media consumption following the global pandemic and a new gig economy.

Digital marketing technologies have entered a major historical inflection point. Recent years have seen explosive growth in social media apps, with platforms such as Facebook and YouTube amassing more than one billion users each

With a global population estimated at 7.7 billion, and upwards of 3.5 billion active social media users, one in three people worldwide can be found on social media. Digital media consumption has skyrocketed and the

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