Lawmakers Mostly Excited About What American Rescue Plan Will Mean For Struggling Nassau And Suffolk CountiesVillage Hall in Farmingdale looks more like a fortress than a small seat of government. The plastic dividers installed at the front desk and in the court room, plus COVID-19 safety features.
Expert: Biden's American Rescue Plan Could Make Historic Impact On Child PovertyIncluded in President Joe Biden's massive COVID-19 relief package is a historic step that experts say will reduce child poverty.
COVID 1 Year: Unemployment Forced Many In Our Area To Reinvent Themselves, And Gain Perspective Along The WayThe pandemic-fueled economic crisis has forced many people to face tough new realities. Some industries have barely survived, but others have found a way to thrive.
$2,000 Checks Demanded By Trump Will Come Down To SenateFollowing the House's approval Monday of legislation to boost the direct payments to Americans from $600 to $2,000, all eyes are on the Republican-controlled Senate.
President Trump Signs COVID-19 Economic Relief PackageThe White House said Sunday night that President Trump signed legislation for $900 billion coronavirus economic aid and the $1.4 trillion in government spending, averting a government shutdown.
Experts Warn: List Of COVID-19 Stimulus Scams Is GrowingMillions of Americans are struggling to pay their bills because of the coronavirus pandemic, and hackers are preying on that hardship with new texting scams.
Stimulus Check Update: IRS Extending Deadline For Some To Apply For $1,200 Government Stimulus CheckThe $1,200 checks were issued in the spring, but the IRS used tax return data to process the checks, and many Americans don't file a return.
Schumer, Cuomo Blast President Trump's Bypass Of Stalled Coronavirus Stimulus NegotiationsDemocrats from New York are reacting to the four measures signed by President Donald Trump on Saturday in a move to bypass stalled congressional stimulus talks.
Coronavirus Update: Senate Fails To Move Forward With Stimulus BillA procedural vote to move forward with the nearly $2 trillion economic stimulus package failed in the Senate on Sunday, sending lawmakers back to the negotiating table.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Property Tax Breaks Into LawOne break would continue a municipal option to provide tax incentives for purchases of new homes by first-time buyers. Sponsors call home ownership "the most potent form" of economic stimulus.