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COVID-19 Impact: Business professor details $2 trillion stimulus bill

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Overnight in Washington D.C., Senate leaders and the White House reached a deal on a nearly $2 trillion stimulus package.
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Falling short: The $2 trillion fiscal relief package leaves hole in New York's budget

Falling short: The $2 trillion fiscal relief package leaves hole in New York's budget

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Over the last two days, we have urged Congress to pass the $2 trillion relief package to stop the economy from free-fall. With an agreement now in sight, it is clear that New York, harder hit by the pandemic than anywhere else, comes up unacceptably, indefensibly short. New York is not just hardest...
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Trump implores Congress to move on virus rescue package

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By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders raced to unravel last-minute snags Wednesday and win passage of an unparalleled $2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The measure is the largest economic relief bill in history, and both parties' leaders were desperate for quick passage as the virus took lives and jobs by the hour.
Insistently optimistic, President Donald Trump said of the greatest public-health emergency in anyone's lifetime, “I don't think its going to end up being...
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US: $2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill hits late snags in Senate

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The drive to speed the bill through the Senate was slowed as four conservative Republican senators demanded changes.
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Coronavirus stimulus relief bill: $2 trillion virus rescue bill hits late snags in Senate

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The package is intended as a patch for a spiraling economy and a nation facing a grim toll from an infection that's killed nearly 20,000 people worldwide.
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$2 trillion virus rescue bill hits late snags in Senate

2 monthes ago   |   By

By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders raced to unravel last-minute snags Wednesday and win passage of an unparalleled $2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The measure is the largest economic relief bill in history, and both parties' leaders were desperate for quick passage of a bill aimed at a virus that is costing lives and jobs by the hour.
The package is intended as a weekslong or monthslong patch for an economy spiraling into recession or worse and a nation facing a...
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Pentagon orders US Army to prepare its military police for Minneapolis...

Pentagon orders US Army to prepare its military police for Minneapolis protest duty, according to report

The Pentagon ordered the Army to ready military police for deployment to Minneapolis amid riots incited by the death of George Floyd, a senior Pentagon official told The... Read more ...

Minneapolis Gears Up For 4th Night Of George Floyd Protests

Minneapolis Gears Up For 4th Night Of George Floyd Protests

MINNEAPOLIS - Protesters are defying curfew orders in Minneapolis Friday night, and firefighters are trying to put out several business and brush fires throughout the city... Read more ...

China's Crackdown in Hong Kong Won't Spare Foreigners

China's Crackdown in Hong Kong Won't Spare Foreigners

Business as usual is over in the city, whether companies like it or not. Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg says he had a 'visceral negative reaction' to Trump's post...

Mark Zuckerberg says he had a 'visceral negative reaction' to Trump's post about shooting protesters but says the post will stay on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has broken his silence on Donald Trump's warning about "shooting" protesters to say that while he had a "visceral negative reaction to it," Facebook will not... Read more ...

Trump claimed he didn't know about the racist origins of his 'when the...

Trump claimed he didn't know about the racist origins of his 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts' remarks in light of the escalating violence amid the George Floyd protests

President Donald Trump claimed he didn't know about the racist meaning when he quoted, "when the looting starts, the shooting starts," in light of instances of escalating... Read more ...

As protests erupt across the America - including in front of the White House...

As protests erupt across the America - including in front of the White House - Trump took time to retweet an account implying Democrats are to blame

Trump took to Twitter late Friday evening as protests escalated across the country over the death of George Floyd, retweeting an account urging Minnesotans to vote out... Read more ...

Jon Jones tells Dana White to publish text messages on Wilder money request...

Jon Jones tells Dana White to publish text messages on Wilder money request, asks for UFC release

Jon Jones is calling the UFC's bluff. The UFC light heavyweight champion has added yet another layer to the public back-and-forth he's been having over the course of several... Read more ...

'Ignore the president's unlawful order': Democrats and military veterans are...

'Ignore the president's unlawful order': Democrats and military veterans are up at arms after Trump suggests National Guard troops may shoot looters

President Donald Trump's statement suggesting looters in Minneapolis, will be shot by National Guard troops drew fire from critics, particularly from congressional leaders with... Read more ...

California to vote on business tax hike worth up to $12B

California to vote on business tax hike worth up to $12B

California voters in November will decide whether to increase property taxes on commercial and industrial land to raise up to an estimated $12 billion annually for public... Read more ...

The irony is, if Section 230 were to die like Trump says he wants, Twitter...

The irony is, if Section 230 were to die like Trump says he wants, Twitter and Facebook would probably have to ban him

As President Trump's anger at Twitter escalates, his so-called solution, should he really obtain it, would almost certainly backfire in his face. He's been working to remove... Read more ...