Stories tagged: "coronavirus aid"


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These Pandemic Relief Programs Are Ending This Month—but COVID Won’t

Members of Congress have proposed new relief packages, but they don’t address all of the protections set to end Dec. 31.

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More Than 100 Lawmakers Call on IRS to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors Get Their Missing Stimulus Checks

A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del.
Biden Demands Trump Deliver Federal COVID Response as Nearly 1,400 Die in a Single Day

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden demands a united national response to the coronavirus crisis, while Trump writes off mounting deaths.

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McSally Didn’t Want To Send Millions in Federal Aid To Small-Town Arizona. They Got It Anyway.

The aid was dispersed weeks after Arizona’s junior senator said local governments would be seen as “cash cows” for accepting relief funds.

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Denied For Unemployment? You Might Be Eligible For Arizona’s PUA Program During the Pandemic After All

The Department of Economic Security (DES) in Arizona just launched a program that will give 165,000 previously ineligible people unemployment benefits.

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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