Latest News for: Stimulus programs


DTI 7 to open Otop store in Ayala Center Cebu

Sun Star 05 Dec 2022
Otop Philippines is a priority stimulus program for MSMEs as the government’s customized intervention to drive inclusive economic growth ... Otop is an international program that originated from Japan’s One Village, One Product. This program has been in the Philippines since 2002.


Capital Press 05 Dec 2022
... in this press release, and realize synergies therefrom, (ix) the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, * the timing and extent of governmental stimulus programs, and (xi) the uncertainty in the application of federal, state and local laws to our business, and any changes in such laws.

Three promising uses of COVID-19 stimulus money in Northeast Ohio: Stimulus Watch Analysis

Cleveland 04 Dec 2022
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Since 2021, Northeast Ohio has received hundreds of millions in federal COVID-19 stimulus money through the American Rescue Plan Act. While some of that money seems to be headed for effective and well-meaning programs, some isn’t ... For this story, we chose programs that met several criteria.

Mathews: Santa, California school children need tutors for Christmas

The Mercury News 02 Dec 2022
Why do you need to intervene, Santa? Because you always deliver, while California, for all adults’ good intentions, struggles to manage programs that serve kids ... Despite massive expansion of health programs, California children aren’t that healthy ... the state to smaller programs.

EDITORIAL: Action needed during lame-duck session

Traverse City Record-Eagle 02 Dec 2022
If something was happening that appeared harmful and nearby witnesses were in a position to do something about it, should they? ... The state had expanded the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, for example, as well as unemployment benefits, stimulus checks and the child tax credit. High inflation is just twisting the financial knot tighter ... .

Fed official: Inflation strips dignity from workers

The Mercury News 02 Dec 2022
Mary Daly sees the Federal Reserve’s battle with inflation as a fight to reverse a “stunning” trend. Real wages – that’s pay after inflation – tumbled 9% over two years ... Q ... A ... economy, frankly ... Did the Fed do too much — along with all the other stimulus programs that we had? ... Did all the pandemic era’s stimulus keep workers from returning to their jobs?.

Cuyahoga County awarded grants to 55 small businesses. Here’s who got them: Stimulus Watch

Cleveland 02 Dec 2022
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cuyahoga County has announced the recipients of 55 small business grants, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act ... This fund, the STIMulus Grant Program, builds on other COVID-19 relief funds the county has dedicated to restaurants and small businesses ... Here is a list of companies that were selected for grant funding. ... Disclaimer.

2022 Inflation statistics: how bad is it worldwide?

Invezz 02 Dec 2022
The current inflation rate can be attributed to various trends including the pandemic-related economic disruption. Two of the most prevalent factors include monetary and fiscal stimulus programs throughout 2020 and 2021 and the Russian invasion of Ukraine which caused disruptions to the global supply chain and energy markets ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... 6 ... 7 ... 8 ... 9 ... 10 ... 11.

Bill Neal recognized by Penn Hills council

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 01 Dec 2022
Andrejchak went on to highlight the improvements to the Parks and Recreations Department, library and senior center, security improvements, paving, stormwater maintenance, and grant applications that will be made under the 2022-23 stimulus programming ... Since the stimulus awarded ...

Saginaw’s $3.8M furnace replacement program may attract ‘robust’ applicant turnout Saturday

Michigan Live 30 Nov 2022
“There’s a great need, and the need is probably going to exceed what we’ve allocated for the program ... The council in September approved the $3.8 million housing rehabilitation program, using part of the city’s $52 million American Rescue Plan Act stimulus to fund the initiative.

‘Wave of the future’: How DC’s million-dollar investment in tutoring is helping students catch up

Wtop 30 Nov 2022
Last spring, after Frances Whalen had received notes about how well her daughter, Jordan Tucker, was doing in math, the eighth grader was invited to an accelerated math tutoring program ... But because the sessions involve small groups, the tutoring is expensive, and the future of the programs after federal stimulus money is exhausted is unclear.

Reelin’ in the year: Powell’s pivot, Fed unity, and the war on inflation

FX Empire 30 Nov 2022
By Howard Schneider ... central bank might need to help the process with higher interest rates ... Durable consensus ... In terms of more recent crisis-managing Fed leaders, Ben Bernanke had about one dissent per meeting from 2009 to 2013 while he rolled out programs like the massive bond-buying stimulus effort in the wake of the 2007-2009 economic crisis ... ....

Saginaw council to spend $5M on new behavioral health clinic in city

Michigan Live 29 Nov 2022
Later in the meeting, Flores and Councilwoman Monique Lamar-Silvia were the only two council votes in favor of providing a $600,000 stimulus investment to hire staff and support a training program for mental health therapists at the Saginaw-based McDowell Healing Arts Center ... The stimulus provided $350 billion for local and state governments.

California has paid out more than 10 million payments — more than half of the ...

The Los Angeles Times 29 Nov 2022
The Middle Class Tax Refund or inflation relief program aims to pay $9.5 billion to eligible Californians ... If you received a Golden State Stimulus check — a program meant to assist families weather the economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic — in the mail in 2021, you too can expect a physical debit card.

Oregon food banks forced to tighten belts as hunger swells across the state

Herald and News 29 Nov 2022
Researchers and food bank officials credited the decrease to myriad forms of federal relief deployed during the pandemic, including the expansion of the child tax credit, stimulus payments, universal school meals and the expansion of rental and food assistance programs ... The Oregon Food Bank also runs that program.

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