The US could regain all lost jobs by the end of 2022, a much quicker pace compared to the Great Recession.
"We have an enormous amount of work in front of us," Sanders said Thursday. He's eyeing an expansion of Medicare.
Nancy Pelosi signaled she is unwilling to strike a deal with Republicans if it means substantially cutting the size of the package.
Record cold hit French vineyards last month, leaving 80% of the country's crops vulnerable. Famers expect losses of up to 50% this year, CNN reports.
The proposal from Massachusetts Rep. Richard Neal would also make permanent a $300 monthly check program for parents from the Democratic stimulus law.
Recent Politico/Morning Consult polling found 75% of registered voters, including 59% of Republicans, support the stimulus package.
Other progressives criticized "Senate silliness." Biden struck a deal with Senate Democrats pushing to lower income thresholds for direct payments.
A GOP group sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Thursday citing unspent emergency COVID-19 relief funding. The letter said that the previously allocated funds should be spent before adding more through Biden’s stimulus plan. A budget resolution passed early Friday morning that allows Democrats to move forward with […]
Spending levels at 40,000 restaurants nationwide dropped significantly last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Restaurants in some states, including Wyoming and Wisconsin, had spending levels similar to those before the pandemic. Restaurant operators were spending more on carryout boxes and bags as the demand for takeout and delivery increased […]
Republican leaders say they are determined to pass a coronavirus stimulus that includes provisions both sides agree on. The package would contain money to distribute the vaccine, forgivable loans for small businesses, and support for schools. It would leave out contentious issues, including money for states and liability protections for […]