Tag : Federal Aid (US)

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Virus Did Not Bring Financial Rout That Many States Feared

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Windfalls for Some States In his survey, Peter DeGroot, head of municipal research and strategy at J.P. Morgan, found a handful of states, including Idaho,...
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The U.S. economy added 49,000 jobs in January, a weak showing after a virus surge.

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The American economy produced little relief last month as the winter pandemic surge continued to stymie a rebound in the labor market. The weak showing...
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January 2021 Jobs Report: Outlook for Economic Recovery Dims

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The American economic recovery showed new signs of stalling on Friday as government data underscored the pandemic’s brutal damage to the job market. U.S. employers...
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Biden to Free Up Billions in Delayed Puerto Rico Storm Aid

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said it would release $1.3 billion in aid that Puerto Rico can use to protect against future climate disasters, and...
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PPP Aid to Small Businesses: How Much Did $500 Billion Help?

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Anecdotes like Mr. Geismann’s, however, aren’t straightforward to interpret. Perhaps Schuchart and companies like it would have found another way to make ends meet, or...
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Buttigieg’s Climate Promises: What Could He Actually Do?

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WASHINGTON — Pete Buttigieg, President Biden’s choice to lead the Department of Transportation, vowed to make climate change a top priority during his Senate confirmation...
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New unemployment claims remain high in the latest weekly report.

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Fresh evidence of the job market’s fragility emerged Thursday, underscoring the economic challenges for the Biden administration and heightening the pressure for a fresh wave...
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One Sentence in Biden Stimulus Plan Reveals His Health Care Approach

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Tucked into President-elect Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan is a one-sentence provision that could drive billions in federal subsidies to help people afford to buy...