Biden Signs Executive Orders On Stimulus Checks, Food Stamps And Minimum WagePresident Biden signed two executive orders on Friday, one of which would increase federal food assistance and streamline the delivery of stimulus checks, as the president attempts to stabilize the economy without congressional assistance amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump Complains About Pork In COVID Relief Bill, Sen. Schumer Says Republicans Were On Board With BudgetThe COVID relief bill sets aside $600 for Americans struggling through this pandemic.
Republicans Block Democratic Effort To Increase Direct Checks To $2,000House Republicans on Thursday blocked a bill by Democrats to provide direct checks of $2,000 to individuals on Thursday, after President Trump called on Congress to amend a newly passed coronavirus relief bill to increase direct payments to $2,000, with $4,000 for a couple.
Upcoming COVID-19 Relief Bill To Send $54 Billion To New York, Including Lifeline For Cash-Strapped MTAHundreds of dollars could be coming to the bank accounts of millions of Americans as early as next week.
Congressional Leaders Reach Agreement On COVID Economic Relief PackageCongressional leaders on Sunday reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package that includes $600 direct payments to Americans.
Stimulus Update: New York City And State Appear To Be Poised To Get Some Federal Relief, Source Tells CBS2New York State and New York City seem to be in line for billions of dollars in federal aid contained in the new stimulus bill being negotiated in Washington — money that will help with looming COVID related related budget deficits.
Senate Democrats Block Slimmed-Down GOP Coronavirus Bill As Talks ContinueSenate Democrats on Wednesday blocked a $500 billion coronavirus relief bill proposed by Republicans, while talks continue over a larger package with dimming prospects of passing before the election.
Trump Shuts Down Talks On COVID Relief Bill Until After The ElectionPresident Trump shut down negotiations between the White House and House Democrats over a new coronavirus relief bill, sending stocks tumbling with a series of tweets announcing he had "instructed my representatives to stop negotiating until after the election."
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.
Stimulus Check Update: What's The Latest On A Second Payment Package?Stimulus discussions are back on the table in Washington, but time is growing short to deliver a second round of stimulus payments before the election.
Stimulus Check Update: Will Americans See More Financial Aid Before The Election?Time is running out on a stimulus package passing before the election, even as the need for another stimulus check and additional unemployment payments remains strong.
Trump's Additional $300 Unemployment Benefits Could Now Last Up To Six WeeksUnemployed individuals who qualify for an additional $300 under Trump's Lost Wages Assistance program may receive up to six weeks worth of benefits.
Trump's Additional Unemployment Benefit: What We Know Right NowPresident Trump's Lost Wages Assistance program is intended to increase weekly unemployment benefits, but implementation has been slow.
New York State, City Offering Unemployment Help As Federal Benefits Set To ExpireDe Blasio spoke about the $600 weekly unemployment benefit that is set to expire Friday, and criticized the Senate majority for blocking a stimulus bill that he believes is desperately needed.
Cuomo, De Blasio Blast Republican $1 Trillion Stimulus Proposal, Warn Of Dire Budget ConsequencesThe mayor said first responders are left wondering if they're going to still have a job in a few months.