By PBS NewsHour
For Preble Street Resource Center, a social services agency in Portland, Maine, adapting to the pandemic has meant the soup kitchen can’t serve indoor meals, social workers can’t meet clients in their offices, and limiting the number of people allowed…
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
Democrats have powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus response bill through the House, over Republican opposition.
By Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram, Associated Press
Congress has delivered a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending, almost unanimously rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling under the strain of a pandemic that has claimed almost 50,000 American lives and one in six U.S. jobs.
The coronavirus aid package flew through the Senate on Tuesday after Congress and the White House reached a deal to replenish a small-business payroll fund and provided new money for hospitals and testing.
By Andrew Taylor, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The IRS says the first economic support payments stemming from the coronavirus outbreak have been deposited in taxpayers’ bank accounts.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
As governors plead for aid, Republican leaders in Congress said Saturday they prefer replenishing a $350 billion small business program rather than negotiate the broader coronavirus package Democrats are pushing with the White House.
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Republicans who have spent the past decade howling about the danger of ballooning deficits embraced the coronavirus rescue package approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump, shrugging off past concerns about spending in the face of a public…
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