City Of NY Sues Trump Administration For Threatening Pandemic Relief Fund

The de Blasio Administration today announced that the New York City Department of Education is joining a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) and Education Secretary Betsy Devos. Continue Reading →

Espaillat Announces More Than $400,000 In CARES Act Grant Funding To District Organizations

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced more than $400,000 in federal grant funding through the CARES Act economic stabilization efforts to help support several cultural institutions located in New York’s 13th congressional district. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: FTC Warns That Some Nursing Homes Are Taking Stimulus Checks From Residents

Consumers across the U.S. are continuing to receive stimulus checks to offset the financial impact of COVID-19, but the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns that some payments made to seniors are being seized by nursing homes and assisted care facilities. Continue Reading →

IRS Clears The Air On Why All Stimulus Checks Aren’t The Standard $1,200

To clear up some misconceptions about the pandemic-related Economic Impact Payment, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has sent out new consumer guidance. Continue Reading →

FCC Approves COVID-19 Telehealth Program Applications, Including Harlem’s Mount Sinai Hospital And Others

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau today approved an additional 26 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program.  Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Black-Owned Businesses Demand Share Of Federal Dollars As COVID-19 Rages On

By J. Cunningham, Special to Texas Metro News

The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the U.S. economy, leaving scores of businesses in limbo and livelihoods in jeopardy. Continue Reading →

Here Are More Grants And Resources For Small Businesses From Harlem To Hollis

More and more companies are supporting small businesses with grants, tax deferments, ad credits, free legal service programs in and out of Harlem. Continue Reading →