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Cares Act

  1. politics
    What We Know About Trump’s New ‘Executive Orders’The president’s power grab is more likely to deliver a constitutional crisis than economic relief during the pandemic.
  2. stimulus legislation
    Long-Stalled Stimulus Negotiations Lurch Forward Down a Difficult PathThe two parties share a sense of urgency and a commitment to a second set of checks for taxpayers, but are otherwise at odds about COVID-19 relief.
  3. coronavirus stimulus
    Will We Get a Second Round of COVID-19 Stimulus Checks?Dems called for another round of $1,200 checks, and now the GOP is proposing something similar. But the timing is iffy and negotiations are complex.
  4. coronavirus
    Restaurant Workers Must Confront a Terrifying Future“There’s this doomsday feeling … ”
  5. housing
    As the Federal Eviction Moratorium Expires, Millions of Americans Face DisasterMillions of Americans are at risk of getting kicked out of their homes as eviction protections expire and unemployment benefits drop.
  6. vision 2020
    Why Doesn’t Trump Spend the Tax Dollars Necessary to Save His Presidency?Trump and Republicans don’t have the courage or imagination to work with Democrats to improve conditions in the country for their own benefit.
  7. the economy
    Congress Can’t Handle the Truth About the Coronavirus RecessionWith coronavirus cases surging, the U.S. economy has never been sicker, and Republicans are preparing to take it off life support.
  8. coronavirus stimulus
    As the Pandemic Persists, Mitch McConnell’s Senate DawdlesAs vacation looms, Senate Republicans haven’t even begun work on their version of a second stimulus bill, despite a new spike in coronavirus cases.
  9. coronavirus stimulus
    The IRS Sent $1.4 Billion in Stimulus Checks to Dead People. That’s Good.The alternative was delaying the delivery of financial aid to the needy. And anyhow, what’s wrong with giving the bereaved a little gift?
  10. the top line
    Retail Sales Data Shows the CARES Act Is WorkingRetail sales increased 17.7 percent in May, proving that the stimulus supported most American households such that people do not feel afraid to spend.
  11. the top line
    Air Travel Is Coming Back‚ But a Full Recovery Is Far OffExpect a smaller airline sector for years to come.
  12. the top line
    Why Americans Unexpectedly Saved a Lot of Money in AprilMillions lost their jobs, but those declines were more than offset by an enormous increase in government social benefits.
  13. coronavirus stimulus
    Trump Wants to Lower Unemployment Benefits Amid Record UnemploymentThe president has now joined fellow Republicans who want to lower unemployment insurance mid-pandemic and make lower wages acceptable.
  14. coronavirus stimulus
    Republicans Plan to Ignore House Democrats’ Coronavirus Stimulus BillSenate Republicans have decided they aren’t negotiating at the moment, so don’t expect any further relief legislation until June, at the earliest.
  15. coronavirus
    Everything We Know About CARES Act Expanded Unemployment BenefitsWho qualifies? How much can you get? And when will they arrive?
  16. coronavirus
    Eataly Received PPP Loans Designed for Small BusinessesThe international grocer employs thousands of workers around the globe.
  17. coronavirus
    Americans Finally Care About Ruth’s Chris SteakhouseThe boring chain with the stupid name secured $20 million that should instead go to small businesses.
  18. shake shack
    Shake Shack ‘Immediately’ Returning Its $10 Million Government LoanThe burger chain got the money through a stimulus law for small businesses.
  19. the top line
    The $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package Should Work — for NowThe unemployment expansion and loans to businesses will help keep Americans afloat, but state governments are going to need more money down the line.