Stories tagged: "coronavirus relief"


Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, who blocked $2,000 stimulus checks
McConnell Blocks $2,000 Relief for Struggling Americans

In a move that could cost Republicans the Senate runoff races in Georgia and ultimately control of the Senate, McConnell blocked a House bill that would deliver $2,000 stimulus checks to most Americans.

President Donald Trump speaks about the election after presenting the Medal of Freedom to former college football coach Lou Holtz in the Oval Office of the White House on December 3, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)
Trump’s Busy Tuesday Night: Pardoning Political Allies and Blowing Up COVID Aid Deal

The president didn't participate in negotiations over COVID aid deal, but now he wants stimulus checks of $2,000, not $600. Republicans almost certainly won't agree with that.

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 20: Dusk falls over the US Capitol building on December 20, 2020 in Washington, DC. Republicans and Democrats in the Senate finally came to an agreement on the coronavirus relief bill and a vote is expected later today or tomorrow. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Am I Going To Get $600 in Relief? Your Questions Answered on the New $900 Billion Stimulus Package

Including how unemployment benefits, student loans, and the eviction moratorium are changing, and for how long.

Memes erupted across social media in response to US government plans to send $600 stimulus checks to many Americans.
The Best $600 Stimulus Check Memes and Tweets You Need to See Right Now

The government is finally sending a bit of help to the American people—and social media was quick to respond with memes.

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...

Public transit systems from New York City to Washington, D.C., face major cuts if the federal government does not get aid to local municipalities soon.
Major Public Transit Cuts Could Debilitate Cities Like New York, DC, and Others

Services could be slashed dramatically in cities big and small if Congress doesn't help local governments. That will make an already hard situation even worse for millions of Americans.