Tag: coronavirus stimulus package


Bipartisan stimulus deal in jeopardy as McConnell refuses to back package

December 8, 2020

Via: Fortune

Almost a week after Democratic congressional leaders climbed down from their demand for a multi-trillion dollar stimulus package, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continued to tout his own plan, endangering prospects for a compromise. McConnell’s top priority—federal limits on Covid-19 […]


US Economy Gains Only 245,000 Jobs In November As Virus Intensifies

December 4, 2020

Via: HuffPost

America’s employers scaled back their hiring last month as the viral pandemic accelerated across the country, adding 245,000 jobs, the fewest since April and the fifth straight monthly slowdown. At the same time, the unemployment rate to a still-high 6.7%, […]

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4 ways the Senate GOP’s new coronavirus stimulus bill ‘falls short,’ according to critics

July 28, 2020

Via: Fortune

Senate Republicans finally unveiled their proposal for a new coronavirus stimulus package on Monday—a roughly $1 trillion plan known as the HEALS (Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools) Act, which follows up on the $2.2 trillion CARES Act passed […]