Stories tagged: "federal 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.

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