PBS NewsHour’s senior political reporter Dan Bush and correspondent Lisa Desjardins are here to take a closer look, and answer your questions, about what the bill could mean for you, and what’s at stake for the 2020 election.
By Courtney Vinopal
Congressional leaders are jolting ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump indicated that Americans will need more aid during the stark pandemic and economic shutdown.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The economic downturn spurred by shutdowns meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus has been swift, but there are measures people can take now to manage their personal finances during this difficult time.
By Courtney Vinopal
As the global spread of the novel coronavirus accelerates, over a fifth of the world’s population is being asked to stay home. More than 35,000 cases and at least 400 deaths are confirmed in the U.S. Meanwhile, Congress is struggling…
In the U.S., nearly 100 people have died from novel coronavirus among 5,200 confirmed cases. With the infection expected to spread more broadly and businesses and organizations shutting down, what is the latest federal government response? Lisa Desjardins, Yamiche Alcindor…
On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are working on a multi-billion dollar novel coronavirus aid package to help the Americans hit hardest by the pandemic. They, along with Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, also weighed in on President…
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush called for about $145 billion worth of tax relief for individuals and businesses Friday to give the U.S. economy a "shot in the arm" and hopefully avert a recession.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke told lawmakers Thursday it is "critically important" that an economic stimulus package take effect quickly to ward off a recession, recommending the government get cash into peoples' hands as soon as possible.
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