Trump signs $2T coronavirus stimulus bill after House passes historic response

President Trump on Friday signed a more than $2 trillion legislative package to combat the coronavirus pandemic and send economic relief to workers and businesses squeezed by restrictions meant to stop the outbreak’s spread after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved … Read More

Congress and White House Agree to $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expects the bill to pass in the Senate on Wednesday. STEFAN ZAKLIN/GETTY The White House and Senate leaders struck a major bipartisan deal early Wednesday morning to aid the struggling economy amid the coronavirus … Read More

The economy is in for tough times, but here’s a roadmap for recovery from the coronavirus

Success containing virus could spawn recovery before yearend President Donald Trump declared a rare national emergency to contain the spread of the coronavirus on Friday. It’s one of many steps the U.S. will have to take to protect the lives … Read More

Despite The Fear Mongering, We Will Overcome The Coronavirus

(Photo by Imgorthand/Getty Images) – GETTY Things are looking bleak. The media rattles off an alarming increase in the numbers of the people who have contracted and died from the Coronavirus. The press offers macabre minute-by-minute updates of the ever-increasing casualties. The … Read More

Coronavirus layoffs surge across America, overwhelming unemployment offices

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Job-loss projections range up to 4.6 million. People wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center in Las Vegas on Tuesday. | John Locher/AP Photo Employers are slashing jobs at a furious pace across the … Read More

Almost all US states have declared states of emergency to fight coronavirus — here’s what it means for them

Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York at a news conference regarding the novel coronavirus on March 2. Reuters/Andrew Kelly Forty-eight US states so far have declared states of emergency in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Washington was the first state … Read More

Trump calls himself a ‘wartime president’ over coronavirus as he invokes Defense Production Act

President Trump on Wednesday announced that he is invoking the Defense Production Act as part of the administration’s efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic — and also described himself as being a “wartime president.” “It can do a lot of good … Read More

Trump announces US, Canada closing border to ‘non-essential traffic’ amid coronavirus fears

President Trump on Wednesday announced that the U.S. and Canada are temporarily closing their shared border to non-essential traffic as part of the effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. “We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with … Read More

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