Tag : Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

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In the Stimulus Bill, a Policy Revolution in Aid for Children

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Welfare critics warn the country is retreating from success. Child poverty reached a new low before the pandemic, and opponents say a child allowance could...
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What’s in the Stimulus Bill? A Guide to Where the $1.9 Trillion Is Going

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WASHINGTON — President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic stimulus plan would have far-reaching effects on society as the country tries to turn the corner on a...
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After Stimulus Victory in Senate, Reality Sinks in: Bipartisanship Is Dead

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WASHINGTON — President Biden ran for the White House as an apostle of bipartisanship, but the bitter fight over the $1.9 trillion pandemic measure that...
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To Juice the Economy, Biden Bets on the Poor

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But unlike Mr. Biden, Mr. Trump pursued a top-down approach to reinvigorating economic and wage growth. He cut taxes for corporations and other businesses, alongside...
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Divided Senate Passes Biden’s Pandemic Aid Plan

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WASHINGTON — President Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion stimulus bill passed a deeply divided Senate on Saturday over unanimous Republican opposition, as Democrats pushed through a...
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Democrats Seek to Trim Jobless Aid to Keep Stimulus Plan on Track

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With the vote still pending after more than eight hours on Friday because of the impasse over the jobless aid, the measure to increase the...
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Biden Administration Says It Will Shorten Detention of Migrant Families

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In an attempt to prevent the detention of migrant families for weeks or months at a time, the Biden administration plans to release parents and...