Nearly a thousand arts organizations across the country are receiving funds from the CARES Act. But the National Endowment for the Arts says the $44 million in grants it announced today is not enough.
Congress has yet to pass a measure that would ensure a pay boost for people who have been asked to keep going to work during the coronavirus pandemic shutdowns.
A Spanish-language eviction hotline is now up and running to help immigrants navigate the state's legal system.
A bill being introduced in the state House on Tuesday would earmark $25 million in federal funding to aid meat-processing plants.
Lawmakers squabbled over how quickly the economy can rebound from the coronavirus shutdown and whether the government is doing enough to support struggling families and businesses.
This applies to people who haven't received a payment and who haven't checked that the IRS has their information. Those who miss the deadline will get a paper check, which may not arrive until June.
As small businesses scramble for emergency assistance, big businesses get a new program of virtually endless lending from the Fed.
Advocates say denying these children benefits provided in the federal stimulus coronavirus package is akin to them being "treated as second-class citizens."