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By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is criticizing Republicans for seeking to delay the next round of economic relief. Two days after Pelosi unveiled a new $3 trillion plan, the White House threatened that President Donald Trump would veto the measure.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
“Not acting is the most expensive course," she said on Tuesday.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The U.S. Treasury Department says it will begin distributing billions in coronavirus relief funding to tribes. The announcement Tuesday comes more than a week after a congressional deadline to get $8 billion to tribal governments.
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
Democrats say key to any plan to reopen the economy is robust testing for the virus. They are also expected to propose another round of direct cash aid for anxious Americans, funds for states to prevent layoffs and more money…
Reversing course, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell now says he is "open" to considering additional funds for state and local governments in the next coronavirus relief bill.
By Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The bill is the latest effort by the federal government to help keep afloat businesses that have had to close or dramatically alter their operations as states work to slow the spread of the virus.
By Felicia Fonseca
The department says it's still working to determine whether Alaska Native corporations are eligible for a share of the funding. Meanwhile, the list of tribes suing the federal government to try and keep the money out of the hands of…
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Harvard University announced Wednesday it will turn down $8.7 million in federal coronavirus relief, a day after President Donald Trump criticized the wealthy Ivy League school over taxpayer money it stood to receive.
By Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press
The Small Business Administration has reported it had a potential data breach last month in its website handling disaster loan applications.
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