The final $1.9 trillion stimulus bill being taken up by the House of Representatives doesn’t forgive any student loan debt.
A majority of Americans (59 percent) say the funds from their second stimulus payment will be used to pay household bills.
A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday unveiled a $908 billion stimulus proposal with the aim of putting an end to a partisan impasse that has now spanned several months.
Congress has given final approval to a coronavirus (COVID-19) aid package, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says Americans will start receiving direct payments beginning next week.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, and New York labor leaders today sent a letter to the New York Congressional Delegation.
The mayor of New York City will lay himself off. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that all mayor’s office staff, including himself, soon will take five-day furloughs.
Harlem Representatives Adriano Espaillat and Jesús “Chuy” García, along with 41 of their colleagues led a letter to House and Senate leadership today urging them to include $100 billion for emergency rental assistance
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently said that a second stimulus check “could well be” part of the next coronavirus relief bill.
Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced the release of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) information to New York’s 13th congressional district by the Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury Department.
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled their latest proposal to mitigate the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal legislators are poised to pass the largest disaster relief bill in United States history on Wednesday in the form of a $2 trillion stimulus package.
Come Friday, the $600 government unemployment checks that nearly 25 million American adults have been getting will come to an end, possibly to be replaced by $200 checks.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today released the below statement following the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the American Rescue Plan.
The number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases reported around the world went over the 40 million mark over the weekend, according to the semi-official tally maintained by Johns Hopkins University.
Patch writes forget about that weekend trip to Chicago, boozy getaway drinking down the Bourbon Trail or fishing trip to the Boundary Waters.