WASHINGTON — The United States said on Tuesday it will release millions of barrels of oil from strategic reserves in coordination with China, India, South Korea, Japan and Britain, to try to cool prices after OPEC+ producers repeatedly ignored calls for more crude.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people turned to local food sources as supply chains of national brands broke down. But even with more interest in buying local, many farmers and food businesses struggle with their own financial sustainability.
Clients in the state’s fuel assistance program will be eligible for a 60% boost in benefits to cope with rising energy costs this winter, Gov. Chris Sununu announced Thursday.