Latest News for: Stimulus programs


CDC: Here’s what vaccinated people can do: give hugs for starters

East Bay Times 09 Mar 2021
Offering relief to a pandemic-weary nation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that vaccinated people can gather together without masks or distancing ... Rochelle Walensky ... population ... Bob Wachter ... Q ... A. Yes ... Q ... Pelosi says House will take up stimulus bill by Wednesday ... New program addresses homelessness, trash in Guadalupe River Park ... .

Stimulus update: House expected to pass bill Tuesday; when will you get the stimulus check?

WPXI 08 Mar 2021
No Republican in Congress has voted for the stimulus bill in final votes ... How fast will the programs go into effect after Biden signs the bill and when can you expect your stimulus check? ... The IRS began sending $600 stimulus checks out three days after President Donald Trump signed the previous stimulus bill into law in December.

Biden’s $2 Trillion Relief Package the Largest Stimulus Payments to-Date, Plan Showers Money on the Bureaucracy

Bitcoin 08 Mar 2021
Americans are expecting a third stimulus check in the near future, after members of the U.S ... There are a number of other benefits ordinary citizens will get from the third stimulus like nutrition assistance programs that help needy Americans with food assistance in place of school lunch.

Fed extends small business aid lending program by 3 months

Business Insider 08 Mar 2021
Ting Shen/Xinhua/Getty Images The Fed extended the Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility through June 30 ... The PPP itself, part of last March's stimulus, is still set to expire March 31 ... The PPP funds in the stimulus can be used until the program expires at the end of March.

Stimulus checks, child care help: What's in the federal package for New Yorkers

Times Telegram 08 Mar 2021
ALBANY -- New York would receive about $100 billion of the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package set to pass the U.S ... The bill also provides $7.25 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program, which provides loans to businesses, but a smaller allocation than previous stimulus packages.

J&J vaccines coming to Cape Cod

Daily Times Chronicle 08 Mar 2021
A program created by the Vermont Legislature last fall to provide pandemic stimulus checks to residents who were denied payments because of their immigration status has been extended for another two months ... The Vermont program has provided funding to 500 applicants so far and ...

As Many Americans Get COVID-19 Vaccines and Financial Support, Undocumented Immigrants Keep Falling Through the Cracks

Time 08 Mar 2021
The issue was brought up again on March 6 when Republican Senator Ted Cruz claimed Biden’s new $1.9 trillion aid package would send stimulus checks to every illegal alien in America ...Immigration status shouldn’t be the gatekeeper to any of these programs.

East Baton Rouge assessing needs ahead of rental assistance program funding

The Advocate 08 Mar 2021
The city-parish previously gave out nearly $900,000 to various rental and mortgage assistance programs with the first round of federal stimulus money passed down from Congress last year through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act.... Wednesday to provide information about the rental assistance program.

Colorado in line to get billions out of $1.9 trillion federal relief package passed by ...

Montrose Press 08 Mar 2021
The act also will provide Colorado colleges and universities with $495 million in funds with some relief aimed at grants for students struggling with hunger and homelessness, $466 million in funding for child care services, and $10.8 million for head start programs in the state, Hickenlooper’s office said.

Republicans voted for two pandemic relief bills that gave aid to prisoners. Fox News is suddenly outraged about it in the newest relief package.

Media Matters 08 Mar 2021
Senate along a party-line vote will provide stimulus payments to inmates in prison ... So far, none of Monday morning’s programming has mentioned that the same provision was included in the previous two stimulus packages, which nearly all Senate Republicans had voted for at the time.

One Michigan unemployment program ends suddenly, kicking thousands off benefits

Michigan Live 08 Mar 2021
The program offered 20 extra weeks of unemployment to people who used up their other benefits ... 13, Michigan had 96,000 people getting benefits through the Extended Benefits program ... All other federal pandemic unemployment programs hang in the balance, as Congress continues to negotiate an extension of them in its $1.9 trillion stimulus package.
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Bitcoin Weekly Outlook: Yields Continue to Pressure BTC/USD Downwards

Bitcoinist 08 Mar 2021
... additional stimulus package provide tailwinds to the price rally ... A further boost could come from the speedier vaccination programs and the $1.9 trillion stimulus package, which may increase investors’ expectations of a faster-than-expected US economic recovery.

Liberals told to think beyond child care in work to craft 'shecession' recovery plan

CTV 08 Mar 2021
Decades of job gains for women could vanish if Ottawa's plan to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic doesn't rethink federal skills programs and stimulus plans, experts said Monday ... .

Bitcoin Holds $50,000 on Global Corporate FOMO; What to Expect?

NewsBTC 08 Mar 2021
Retaining Uptrend. Bitcoin rose above $51,800 on Sunday, also as the US Senate voted majority in favor of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill ... Source. BTCUSD on ... On the other hand, a faster vaccination program and additional fiscal stimulus prompted investors to believe that the US economy would rebound speedily ... .

A Progressive Perspective: Biden should level the playing field

The Trentonian 08 Mar 2021
American workers need a bold stimulus package and major infrastructure improvement programs that will create good-paying jobs ... Republicans will contend that Biden’s big spending programs will undermine business and investor confidence ... How does President Biden sell his programs to ...