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The last working day of 2022 ends on the Natural Gas market in Europe (EU) in an excellent way for Europe. With only 76 EUR/MWh the price is almost at the lowest point of the whole year. Only few days in February it was lower. A perfect storm against Russia.
And soon it'll be getting warmer again.
HUGE Capitol Hill news has raised the maximum pay rate for staff to $212,100. far more than a member of Congress. Retaining staff has been a big problem on the Hill for ages. HERE IS THE LETTER from Pelosi -- in part.
It's a good idea to be able to pay staff who make such consequential decisions salaries large enough so they won't be focusing on leaving government so that they can make real money.