President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
During his announcement of the “American Rescue Plan,” President-elect Joe Biden pushed for the minimum wage in the United States to be raised to at least $15 an hour.
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The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in layoffs.
President-elect Joe Biden is imminently expected to outline his plans for additional stimulus measures as the U.S. battles surging COVID-19 cases.
Legislation providing for the $600 payments, which was approved by lawmakers at the end of last month, stipulated that the departments needed to issue all payments by Friday.
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Senate Democrats plan to make another coronavirus relief package — including sending an additional stimulus payment to many Americans — one of their top priorities for the year once they assume control of the chamber.
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President-elect Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness could help many borrowers.
The U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Treasury Department relaunched the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, loan portal Monday.
President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team said he plans to extend a suspension of student loan payments due to financial hardships posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on “day one,” and he also favors forgiving $10,000 in student loan debt.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) told The Washington Post he would “absolutely not” support a bill to issue $2,000 stimulus checks.
The tax software company Intuit is working with the U.S. Treasury and the IRS after a mix-up involving millions of stimulus payments.
U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,000 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering as the viral pandemic tightens its grip on consumers and businesses.
While the IRS and Treasury have distributed the bulk of the anticipated $164 million in second-round of relief payments for Americans faster than the first time, millions have not gotten payments yet or found hiccups in the distribution.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly to 787,000, evidence of a job market stumbling in the face of the viral pandemic and the damage it has inflicted on the economy for nearly 10 months.
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Parents who had one or more children born in 2020 could receive up to $1,100 in extra stimulus money per child, according to IRS guidelines.