Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the GOP will not extend the added $600 weekly benefit when it expires at the end of July.
After House Democrats powered through a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill last week, the Senate plans to instead focus on judicial nominations.
The protest, organized by trucker Rick Santiago, was held to express truckers’ frustration over shipping rates that they say are so low that they can’t make a living.
“Our economy will continue to hemorrhage unless Congress gets serious about ways to rehire workers and get Americans working again. That’s the urgent need, and that’s the focus of our plan."
A new poll shows 39% of Latinos and 37% of Black/African-Americans have already skipped a bill, compared to 13% of white participants.
Nearly 400 publicly traded companies received almost $1.3 billion in loans intended to help small businesses survive, according to an independent analysis of financial record filings.
The federal government’s small business coronavirus bailout funds have disproportionately flowed to states that have had smaller outbreaks.