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President Biden.

Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care, and housing

President Biden released his wish list for the federal budget on Friday, asking for an 8.4 percent increase in discretionary spending.

Lee Delaney, the chief executive of Westborough-based BJ’s Wholesale Club, died unexpectedly on Thursday at age 49.

BJ’s Wholesale Club CEO Lee Delaney dies unexpectedly

Delaney, 49, passed away on Thursday due to presumed natural causes, the Westborough-based chain said in a statement Friday.

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson at Rhode Island Hospital.

States will see sharp drop in Johnson & Johnson vaccine deliveries next week

Distribution of the single-shot vaccine has been inconsistent since Johnson & Johnson delivered its first batch at the beginning of March, sending 2.8 million doses across the country before dipping below 400,000 in the following weeks.

A Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Company bus.

South Shore bus service Plymouth & Brockton plans May restart

The bus company had held back even though competitor Peter Pan resumed service months ago.

Eastern chief executive Bob Rivers has made no secret of his desire to buy up smaller banks.

Eastern-Century deal could put Boston back on the banking map

Finally, a locally based retail bank with considerable heft is emerging, following Eastern’s 2020 IPO. The bank’s chief executive Bob Rivers has made no secret of his desire to make more bank acquisitions, with the next target likely to be within Eastern Massachusetts or southern New Hampshire, or in neighboring regions, such as the Worcester area.

Greg Segall, the CEO of Boston startup Alyce.

Alyce growing on heels of latest funding round

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Statistics show that driving, and thus insurance claims, decreased significantly during the pandemic.

Auto insurers profited unfairly from pandemic and should return money to consumers, AG says

In letters to the state Division of Insurance, Attorney General Maura Healey urged it to “stop” insurers from “continuing” to “overcharge” consumers.

Michael Foster of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union held a sign outside an Amazon facility where labor is trying to organize workers in Bessemer, Ala.

E-mails show that Amazon pressed the Postal Service for a mailbox, a move a union says violates labor law

The union has argued that the mailbox could lead workers to think Amazon has some role in collecting and counting ballots, which could influence their votes.