Latest News for: Stimulus programs

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A new batch of stimulus money is being sent now. Here's who is getting it

Kingsport Times-News 12 Apr 2021
Another batch of more than 25 million stimulus payments — totaling more than $36 billion — is hitting bank accounts, Direct Express cards and mailboxes now ... About $372 billion has been issued so far in the third stimulus program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Roberts: “General promotion of Colorado” is not the idea behind $10M event incentive program

Vail Daily 12 Apr 2021
The bill to create that program is scheduled for review by the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee on Thursday ... A state stimulus package has allocated $10 million of existing state funds for this program, Roberts said, and events of all varieties should consider taking advantage of the program, if passed.
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BidenBucks Is Beeple Is Bitcoin

New York Magazine 12 Apr 2021
A lot of them have some stimulus money in their pocket ... For example, the Paycheck Protection Program is nothing but a crime against the young ... In the 2008 financial crisis, we did stimulus, but stocks were allowed to fall ... Those stimulus programs are going straight onto the national debt — now approaching $30 trillion, up from $5 trillion in 2000.
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Long lines for free food persist more than a year into the pandemic, causing concern ...

The CT Mirror 12 Apr 2021
The Connecticut Department of Social Services, which operates the food stamp program, has a few thoughts on the trend ... As other aid programs and pandemic responses occurred (unemployment compensation, stimulus, payroll protection, etc.) along with employment recovery, some beneficiaries no longer qualified for or needed SNAP assistance.
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New York’s help for ‘excluded’ immigrants

Times Union 11 Apr 2021
Andrew Cuomo seek to address in the “excluded workers” relief program in the budget approved last week. It provides payments to workers who didn’t qualify for federal relief that has come from enhanced unemployment payments and direct stimulus checks ... New York’s program creates two groups of excluded workers.
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Longview nonprofit agencies begin financial recovery from pandemic, brace for increased need

Longview News-Journal 11 Apr 2021
Buckner transitioned services to online during the pandemic, serving children and families through virtual counseling, family coaching, single-parent programming and other services ... Day, at Longview Community Ministries, said he has noticed a trend where need has decreased when stimulus checks went out.
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Analysis: Lawmakers remain reluctant to put public dollars into private schools

News-Press Now 11 Apr 2021
As originally written, their bill would have allowed parents to use state- and federally funded grants for private school tuition and fees, and it would have set up a private school scholarship program for low-income households ... Little’s program proved widely popular.
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Scott Morrison spun a Covid vaccine story the public believed – and then it fell apart

The Observer 11 Apr 2021
But the Morrison government raised expectations sky-high ... Risk, reward and the AstraZeneca vaccine – podcast. Read more. Spoiler alert ... Kevin Rudd led Australia out of the global financial crisis but still lost economic credibility in the long run due to government debt and perceived waste and mismanagement of stimulus programs ... We need radical change .
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The possible perils of too much stimulus

Standard-Speaker 10 Apr 2021
... are designed to support their preconceived programs regardless of the efficacy of their stimulus effects ... Ironically, it is the current shortage of workers in some sectors of the economy that may hinder the economic growth that the stimulus programs were designed to foster.
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County residents spend money from stimulus checks

The Sharon Herald 10 Apr 2021
Fran Lengyel could be the rock star of the federal relief stimulus plan. The retired administrative assistant for the city of Hermitage and his wife are among the millions benefiting from the program ... Outdoor adventure products are benefiting from the stimulus program, said Casey Shilling, co-owner of Carried Away Outfitters.
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Carbajal, Padilla discuss American Rescue Plan

Santa Barbara News-Press 10 Apr 2021
The elected officials answered questions from California residents about the contents of the $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package that was signed into law by President Biden in March ... Padilla voiced support for the plan during Thursday’s town hall, expressing optimism that the stimulus package will poise the U.S.
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RAMSEY: A Texas state budget -- minus $38.6 billion in federal stimulus money

Weatherford Democrat 10 Apr 2021
Health and human services programs in Texas should get ... That plea is specifically directed at $17.9 billion in public education funds from the second and third federal stimulus bundles — money some educators want right away, as they plan summer and fall programs to catch kids up.
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Analysis: A Texas state budget — minus $38.6 billion in federal stimulus money

The Marshall News Messenger 10 Apr 2021
Health and human services programs in Texas should get ... That plea is specifically directed at $17.9 billion in public education funds from the second and third federal stimulus bundles — money some educators want right away, as they plan summer and fall programs to catch kids up.
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Oakland County Michigan Works! hosts free yearlong financial fitness series

C&G News 10 Apr 2021
OAKLAND COUNTY — Oakland County Michigan Works! annual weeklong Money Smart week programming, in partnership with the Federal Reserve, just got longer — by 51 weeks, to be exact ... We felt like this was a great opportunity for us to expand that financial wellness series to a yearlong program.”.
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Governor signs $7.4 billion budget bill

Rio Rancho Observer 10 Apr 2021
However, the Democratic governor used her line-item veto authority Friday to strike down legislative earmarks for more than $1 billion from a federal stimulus plan for various state programs ...
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