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New York horse-racing bookies land millions in PPP loans as critics cry foul

And they’re off — to a government bailout! Five of New York’s state-created horse-racing bookie offices with its Off-Track Betting Corporation are raking in millions of dollars apiece in federal loans meant to keep small businesses afloat[1] amid the coronavirus, The Post has learned — and critics are crying foul. The regional OTBs of Nassau …

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For Sports Halted at the Outbreak’s Onset, Loans Saved Staff

Tom Brady’s company got one. Mayweather Promotions, the advertising agency founded by the boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, did too. And the Los Angeles Lakers, the eighth-richest sports franchise in the world, got one[1] before returning it. They were beneficiaries of the loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program created to provide relief for struggling businesses …

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Health Care Takes Center Stage in Battle for Congress During Pandemic

WASHINGTON — In his two newest campaign advertisements, Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana portrays himself as a health care savior, featuring local nurses who say his expansion of public health insurance rescued Montanans and their hospitals. Steve Daines, the first-term Republican senator whom Mr. Bullock is trying to unseat, has his own ad, accusing the …

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I was forced to use all my sick leave on furlough, so what happens when I return to work?

I work for a private school and was placed on furlough in mid-March. Prior to collecting unemployment, the school required us to use all of our accumulated sick time (I had seven weeks). This was termed legal, but doesn’t seem fair since we had nothing to do with closing, and now with the fall reopening …

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