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Flight attendants, airline pilots and other aviation workers hold a protest urging the US Congress to pass a Covid-19 relief package on September 9, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
Congress Might Finally Approve Stimulus. Here’s What Americans Say They Need It For.

As a breakthrough in negotiations appears imminent, COURIER asked Americans what they would do with a new stimulus check as the coronavirus continues to rampage across the country.

Despite their service to the country, the US military has not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and hunger has soared among military families, according to reports.
Almost 40% of Military Families Are Struggling to Put Food on the Table

Despite their service, military families have not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and food insecurity is reportedly soaring. Over the past nine months, hunger and food insecurity have soared across the United States, as the coronavirus pandemic has destroyed jobs, livelihoods, and thrust tens of millions into precarious economic situations. Among the...

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - APRIL 14: A volunteer with Forgotten Harvest loads food into a cart at a mobile pantry April 14, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. The organization distributes food throughout the metro area, which has seen an uptick in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
More Than 600,000 Michiganders Don’t Have the Food They Need

While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) holds up coronavirus relief, Michigan's food banks are seeing dramatic rises in need.

Judge rules against new rule on SNAP
Judge Rules Trump Won’t Be Able to Take Food Assistance Away From 700,000 Americans

“There are proven ways to help people find work, and taking food away from individuals makes them no more ready to find a job or secure a job."

Harmony Lloyd (left) and her mother, Sheila, faced Sheila's health challenges together. (Photo provided by Harmony Lloyd)
The U.S. Is on the Verge of a Massive Hunger Crisis. Here’s One Mom’s Story.

More than 29 million Americans reported not having enough food to eat in late July, and millions more now count themselves on the verge of falling into hunger.

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6 Million Signed Up for Food Assistance During the First 3 Months of the Pandemic

Before the pandemic, the Trump administration tried to cut food stamp benefits from 700,000 Americans.

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A Trump Administration Program to Deliver Food Aid to Struggling Americans Fell Short on Its Promises

“We’re getting about 60% of what we were told we would get,” Brian Greene, CEO of the Houston Food Bank, told Reuters.