Stories tagged: "coronavirus emergency relief"


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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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McConnell Only Cares About Helping Kentucky, Not the Rest of Us

'As Senate Majority Leader, I'm putting Kentucky's priorities at the center of the national response,' McConnell said on Sunday.

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Latino and Black Business Owners Are Being Left Behind By the Government’s Small Business Bailout

A recent survey showed that of more than 500 Latino small businesses, only 97 received money in the first round of coronavirus funding.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
McConnell’s Refusal to Help States and Cities Could Plunge U.S. Into Depression, Experts Say

Pleas for help have gone largely unanswered thus far, even though a lack of action could lead to steep cuts in state and local services such as education, housing, and health programs

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The Reason Trump Is Threatening to Hold Post Office Aid Hostage

“The Postal Service is a joke,” Trump told reporters Friday. “If they don’t raise the price I’m not signing anything.”

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McConnell Would Rather Your State Go Bankrupt Than Give More Help

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was criticized Wednesday for suggesting states should file for bankruptcy to recover from economic losses tied to coronavirus.

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13 Groups of People Who Will Be Crushed If Trump Doesn’t Save the Postal Service

If the USPS doesn’t receive at least $89 billion in emergency funding from Congress, it could run out of money and fail by September.