The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs.
The Treasury Department says it has issued more than 156 million payments as part of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief plan.
America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 61,000 last week to 719,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more businesses reopen, vaccines are increasingly administered and federal aid spreads through the economy.
Jim Moore is the owner of Moore’s Barbershop in Arlington, Virginia. The business closed for two months – in April and May – of 2020. They were able to reopen in June with safety protocols in place.
If one looks at the data for American wages in 2020, which shows that they grew historically fast, this fact may seem to be cause for celebration. But a closer look at the data paints yet another picture of stark inequality and of the "K-shaped recovery."
Millions of U.S. households are facing heavy past-due utility bills, which have escalated in the year since the pandemic forced Americans hunkered down at home to consume more power.
10 Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to include additional stimulus payments in an upcoming $3 trillion infrastructure package.
In a Monday virtual news conference, Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen announced Montgomery County is slated to receive nearly $204 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding.
When Tracie and Myles Albert purchased a beautiful four-bedroom house in Riverside, California they never realized that at the end of escrow the seller would suddenly refuse to give up the keys and leave.
Officials from the IRS and U.S. Treasury said Monday the next batch of COVID-19 stimulus payments will start hitting bank accounts later this week. Mailed checks will start going out as well.
Some businesses struggled to access loans through the program, a key coronavirus rescue fund
The IRS has agreed to not seize some Americans' stimulus check to offset outstanding federal tax debts, according to an agency watchdog.
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced several changes to coronavirus restrictions Monday, including an extension to hours restaurants can sell alcohol on site.
The U.S. Treasury Department confirmed on Friday that Americans can expect to start seeing direct deposits from the recent COVID-19 relief package as early as this weekend.
It seems that pretty much all parts of Maryland are almost in line with the state after Governor Larry Hogan said he is lifting restrictions on restaurants, retailers, and other establishments beginning Friday at 5 p.m.
We expected today to find out whether Montgomery and Prince George's counties planned to go along with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's easing of capacity restrictions throughout the state on Friday evening.
Two of the biggest U.S. airlines have canceled employee furloughs after the House passed COVID-19 relief that will provide much-needed payroll support.
White House Press secretary Jen Psaki said most Americans can expect to start seeing direct deposits from the recent COVID-19 relief package as early as this weekend.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 712,000, the lowest total since early November.