Stories tagged: "coronavirus aid"


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Lobbyists Connected to Trump Got Clients More Than $10 Billion in Coronavirus Aid

“The swamp is alive and well in Washington, D.C."

The national average in federal assistance per patient was $160,286. Michigan’s allotment was just $31,045 per patient.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
How the Trump Administration Shortchanged Michigan Hospitals by $130K Per Patient

While federal funds gave most other states $160,000 per patient, Michiganders got just $31,000.

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Governors, Mayors, and Companies to Senate: Pass More COVID Aid or ‘Millions of Americans’ Will Suffer

More assistance is needed "to both rebuild the economy and maintain essential services in education, health care, emergency operations, public safety and more," groups, led by the National Governors Association, wrote this week.

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Here’s What Will Happen If the Trump Administration Doesn’t Provide Aid to States

Unless the Trump administration steps in, every single American may soon find their local governments forced to cut essential services such as education, housing, and health programs.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Democrats Passed a Massive Relief Bill. McConnell Is Focused on Confirming Trump Nominees.

After House Democrats powered through a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill last week, the Senate plans to instead focus on judicial nominations.

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Fed Chair Powell: We Need to Do a Lot More to Help Americans Recover From the Economic Crisis

“There is a growing sense that the recovery may come more slowly than we would like, but it will come. And that may mean that it's necessary for us to do more."

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Bill From Sens. Harris and Sanders Would Give Workers Up to $10,000 a Month

While the Monthly Economic Crisis Support Act is one of the most expensive ideas put forward so far in the discussion of coronavirus relief, the push for more direct financial aid to wage earners and their families has been gaining support in Congress.