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Budget watchdogs warn economic impact of coronavirus will crush Massachusetts budgets for years

Budget watchdogs warn economic impact of coronavirus will crush Massachusetts budgets for years

Budget watchdogs dashed hopes for a quick recovery from the economic havoc wrought — seemingly overnight — by the coronavirus pandemic, warning the devastation [...] Read full article: Budget watchdogs warn economic impact of...→

Budget watchdogs warn economic impact of coronavirus will crush Massachusetts budgets for years

Budget watchdogs warn economic impact of coronavirus will crush Massachusetts budgets for years

Budget watchdogs dashed hopes for a quick recovery from the economic havoc wrought — seemingly overnight — by the coronavirus pandemic, warning the devastation [...] Read full article: Budget watchdogs warn economic impact of...→

De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the table, as coronavirus-related budget holes deepen

De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the table, as coronavirus-related budget holes deepen

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the Big Apple might be forced to lay off more than 20,000 municipal employees due to coronavirus-related budget losses. Read full article: De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the ta...→

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday is expected to propose cutting $20 million from the city’s police department budget for the remainder of 2020 to offset [...] Read full article: Seattle moves to slash police budget by ...→

Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus Leaves Economic Concerns

Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus Leaves Economic Concerns

Mayor Marty Walsh said there as a great deal of “uncertainty and unpredictability” surrounding how the economy will rebound following the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

Boston George Floyd protests wiping out coronavirus police overtime budget savings, Walsh says

Boston George Floyd protests wiping out coronavirus police overtime budget savings, Walsh says

The recent protests over police treatment of minorities are wiping out what would have been coronavirus-driven savings in the police overtime budget, Mayor Mar [...] Read full article: Boston George Floyd protests wiping out ...→

Dow soars by 850 points on economic recovery and 'breakthrough' coronavirus treatment

Dow soars by 850 points on economic recovery and 'breakthrough' coronavirus treatment

“It will save lives, and it will do so at a remarkably low cost,” said Martin Landray, an Oxford University professor co-leading the drug trial. Read full article: Dow soars by 850 points on economic reco...→

Bronx bodega rebounding from economic impact of COVID-19 hit hard by looters

Bronx bodega rebounding from economic impact of COVID-19 hit hard by looters

Matanza Deli and Grocery in the Bronx had another setback earlier this month after looters targeted their store, leaving behind damages of up to $125 thousand. Read full article: Bronx bodega rebounding from economic im...→

Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown for coronavirus resurgence

Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown for coronavirus resurgence

There are still nearly 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the US per day, according to Johns Hopkins University. Read full article: Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown ...→

Second wave of coronavirus could cripple economic recovery, group warns

Second wave of coronavirus could cripple economic recovery, group warns

A second round of coronavirus infections could cripple the global economy’s recovery from the worst recession in nearly a century, the Organization for Economi [...] Read full article: Second wave of coronavirus could cripple...→

For Bay Area residents on the economic edge, coronavirus has become final straw

For Bay Area residents on the economic edge, coronavirus has become final straw

The coronavirus pandemic has devastating one of the hottest economies in the world, hitting particularly hard the Bay Area’s low-wage workers Read full article: For Bay Area residents on the economic e...→

Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

The U.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May, but the unemployment rose to 16.8 percent for black Americans — the highest rate in a decade. NBC News’ Morgan Radford [...] Read full article: Unemployment rises for black Americans a...→

Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from coronavirus eases

Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from coronavirus eases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added — a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a re [...] Read full article: Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2....→

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

The economy is mired in a recession, and any rebound in hiring will likely be painfully slow. Economists foresee unemployment remaining in double-digits throug [...] Read full article: Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic...→

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

The U.S. now has 25% of the world’s total cases — and 25% of deaths — even though America only has 4% of the world’s population. Read full article: Officials warn coronavirus not under con...→

Beware Second Wave of Coronavirus, Medics Warn Britain

A second coronavirus wave is a real risk for the United Kingdom and local flare-ups are likely, major health bodies said on Wednesday, in one of the strongest [...] Read full article: Beware Second Wave of Coronavirus, Medic...→

Fauci says institutional racism contributes to coronavirus impact in black communities

Fauci says institutional racism contributes to coronavirus impact in black communities

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Tuesday that institutional racism is a contributing factor to wh [...] Read full article: Fauci says institutional racism contribu...→

CU budget takes $250M hit next year as costs of the new coronavirus continue adding up

CU budget takes $250M hit next year as costs of the new coronavirus continue adding up

The University of Colorado’s budget for the next academic year fell 5.3% from last year, dipping from $4.79 billion to $4.54 billion, largely due to the financ [...] Read full article: CU budget takes $250M hit next year as c...→

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for US hospitals to employ an Israeli-made system that alerts doctors eight hours be [...] Read full article: FDA approves system to warn doctors befo...→

Barstow Veterans Home spared from state budget cuts forced by coronavirus

Barstow Veterans Home spared from state budget cuts forced by coronavirus

Closing the home would have saved the state $400,000 next year, but the state Legislature omitted it from a list of proposed cuts earlier in June. Read full article: Barstow Veterans Home spared from state ...→

California Lawmakers Take up Budget in Tense Economic Times

California Lawmakers Take up Budget in Tense Economic Times

The California Legislature will meet Monday to pass a budget for these uncertain times, without knowing how much money they have to spend and without an agreem [...] Read full article: California Lawmakers Take up Budget in T...→

Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ seasonal effect on coronavirus

Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ seasonal effect on coronavirus

Summertime cookouts, beach parties and massive protests against racial injustice are happening outside, giving the coronavirus a chance to drift off with the b [...] Read full article: Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ ...→

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

When Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed his first budget in June 2019, he called it a "new era of fiscal stability." His plan even generated a $150 million surplus to h [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reli...→

LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus Impact After Chicago Cancels All Major Events

LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus Impact After Chicago Cancels All Major Events

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to discuss the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on Chicago’s finances Tuesday, shortly after the city announced it had canceled all ma [...] Read full article: LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus I...→

Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavirus’ impact on DC-area chefs, restaurant industry | WTOP

James Beard Award nominees and Rammy Award nominees in the D.C. area talk about how the restaurant industry has been been reshaped by the coronavirus. Read full article: Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavir...→

Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree. Read full article: Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divid...→

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

Governor Greg Abbott has given the go-ahead for large outdoor gatherings to occur as long as certain safety measures are taken. Read full article: At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel Jul...→

UMass president on impact of coronavirus: ‘We’re in survival mode’

UMass president on impact of coronavirus: ‘We’re in survival mode’

UMass President Marty Meehan on Tuesday said the university is in “survival mode” as the state, students and staff grapple with the economic fallout of the cor [...] Read full article: UMass president on impact of coronavirus...→

Physicians warn coronavirus can cause diabetes

Physicians warn coronavirus can cause diabetes

Physicians are warning in a letter published this month in The New England Journal of Medicine that COVID-19 can cause diabetes. Read full article: Physicians warn coronavirus can cause di...→

Trump moves to suspend certain work visas, citing the pandemic's economic impact

Trump moves to suspend certain work visas, citing the pandemic's economic impact

The proclamation will suspend several guest worker programs, including H-1B visas for those in specialized fields like the technology sector. Read full article: Trump moves to suspend certain work visa...→

Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus spread for economic reasons

Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus spread for economic reasons

“There’s a chance it was intentional,” Donald Trump said in a Wednesday interview with the Wall Street Journal, sharpening his criticism of China over the viru [...] Read full article: Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus...→

Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees over coronavirus impact

Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees over coronavirus impact

Greektown Casino has informed the State of Michigan that they will permanently lay off over 600 people beginning September 21. Read full article: Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees...→

Public schools at risk over states' projected budget deficits due to coronavirus

Public schools at risk over states' projected budget deficits due to coronavirus

States face an estimated $615 billion budget deficit over the next three years due to the economic fallout from the pandemic. Read full article: Public schools at risk over states' proj...→

Idaho officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at bars in downtown Boise

Idaho officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at bars in downtown Boise

Heads up, Idaho residents: If you’ve been to certain bars in Boise recently, you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, local health officials warned [...] Read full article: Idaho officials warn of possible coronav...→

Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests on coronavirus spread will be known in 'next two weeks'

Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests on coronavirus spread will be known in 'next two weeks'

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier told "Your World." Thursday that while the uptick in the number of coronavirus cases in several states does not [...] Read full article: Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests ...→

How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact the Future of the NBA

How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact the Future of the NBA

The National Basketball Association is at a pivotal moment in their history. On Friday, both the NBA board of governors, and the NBPA approved the 22-team retu [...] Read full article: How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact...→

Coronavirus woes crush dealers' spirits, yet there's hope

Abysmal sentiment during the height of COVID-19 constraints was expected in the Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index survey for the second quarter. But optimi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus woes crush dealers' spirits,...→

Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point to 'strong and safe' economic recovery after coronavirus

Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point to 'strong and safe' economic recovery after coronavirus

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia expressed confidence on Saturday that the U.S. was headed towards a "strong" economic recovery and would continue to see job gain [...] Read full article: Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point ...→

The latest news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 with a focus on its impact

The latest news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 with a focus on its impact on Chicago and Illinois. Read full article: The latest news about the novel coronavi...→

De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the table, as coronavirus-related budget holes deepen

De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the table, as coronavirus-related budget holes deepen

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the Big Apple might be forced to lay off more than 20,000 municipal employees due to coronavirus-related budget losses. Read full article: De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the ta...→

Beware Second Wave of Coronavirus, Medics Warn Britain

A second coronavirus wave is a real risk for the United Kingdom and local flare-ups are likely, major health bodies said on Wednesday, in one of the strongest [...] Read full article: Beware Second Wave of Coronavirus, Medic...→

Physicians warn coronavirus can cause diabetes

Physicians warn coronavirus can cause diabetes

Physicians are warning in a letter published this month in The New England Journal of Medicine that COVID-19 can cause diabetes. Read full article: Physicians warn coronavirus can cause di...→

Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus Leaves Economic Concerns

Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus Leaves Economic Concerns

Mayor Marty Walsh said there as a great deal of “uncertainty and unpredictability” surrounding how the economy will rebound following the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus...→

Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus spread for economic reasons

Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus spread for economic reasons

“There’s a chance it was intentional,” Donald Trump said in a Wednesday interview with the Wall Street Journal, sharpening his criticism of China over the viru [...] Read full article: Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus...→

Boston George Floyd protests wiping out coronavirus police overtime budget savings, Walsh says

Boston George Floyd protests wiping out coronavirus police overtime budget savings, Walsh says

The recent protests over police treatment of minorities are wiping out what would have been coronavirus-driven savings in the police overtime budget, Mayor Mar [...] Read full article: Boston George Floyd protests wiping out ...→

Barstow Veterans Home spared from state budget cuts forced by coronavirus

Barstow Veterans Home spared from state budget cuts forced by coronavirus

Closing the home would have saved the state $400,000 next year, but the state Legislature omitted it from a list of proposed cuts earlier in June. Read full article: Barstow Veterans Home spared from state ...→

Bronx bodega rebounding from economic impact of COVID-19 hit hard by looters

Bronx bodega rebounding from economic impact of COVID-19 hit hard by looters

Matanza Deli and Grocery in the Bronx had another setback earlier this month after looters targeted their store, leaving behind damages of up to $125 thousand. Read full article: Bronx bodega rebounding from economic im...→

Idaho officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at bars in downtown Boise

Idaho officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at bars in downtown Boise

Heads up, Idaho residents: If you’ve been to certain bars in Boise recently, you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, local health officials warned [...] Read full article: Idaho officials warn of possible coronav...→

Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ seasonal effect on coronavirus

Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ seasonal effect on coronavirus

Summertime cookouts, beach parties and massive protests against racial injustice are happening outside, giving the coronavirus a chance to drift off with the b [...] Read full article: Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ ...→

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

When Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed his first budget in June 2019, he called it a "new era of fiscal stability." His plan even generated a $150 million surplus to h [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reli...→

How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact the Future of the NBA

How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact the Future of the NBA

The National Basketball Association is at a pivotal moment in their history. On Friday, both the NBA board of governors, and the NBPA approved the 22-team retu [...] Read full article: How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact...→

Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavirus’ impact on DC-area chefs, restaurant industry | WTOP

James Beard Award nominees and Rammy Award nominees in the D.C. area talk about how the restaurant industry has been been reshaped by the coronavirus. Read full article: Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavir...→

Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

The U.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May, but the unemployment rose to 16.8 percent for black Americans — the highest rate in a decade. NBC News’ Morgan Radford [...] Read full article: Unemployment rises for black Americans a...→

Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point to 'strong and safe' economic recovery after coronavirus

Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point to 'strong and safe' economic recovery after coronavirus

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia expressed confidence on Saturday that the U.S. was headed towards a "strong" economic recovery and would continue to see job gain [...] Read full article: Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point ...→

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

Governor Greg Abbott has given the go-ahead for large outdoor gatherings to occur as long as certain safety measures are taken. Read full article: At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel Jul...→

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

The economy is mired in a recession, and any rebound in hiring will likely be painfully slow. Economists foresee unemployment remaining in double-digits throug [...] Read full article: Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic...→

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

The U.S. now has 25% of the world’s total cases — and 25% of deaths — even though America only has 4% of the world’s population. Read full article: Officials warn coronavirus not under con...→

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday is expected to propose cutting $20 million from the city’s police department budget for the remainder of 2020 to offset [...] Read full article: Seattle moves to slash police budget by ...→

UMass president on impact of coronavirus: ‘We’re in survival mode’

UMass president on impact of coronavirus: ‘We’re in survival mode’

UMass President Marty Meehan on Tuesday said the university is in “survival mode” as the state, students and staff grapple with the economic fallout of the cor [...] Read full article: UMass president on impact of coronavirus...→

Fauci says institutional racism contributes to coronavirus impact in black communities

Fauci says institutional racism contributes to coronavirus impact in black communities

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Tuesday that institutional racism is a contributing factor to wh [...] Read full article: Fauci says institutional racism contribu...→

Trump moves to suspend certain work visas, citing the pandemic's economic impact

Trump moves to suspend certain work visas, citing the pandemic's economic impact

The proclamation will suspend several guest worker programs, including H-1B visas for those in specialized fields like the technology sector. Read full article: Trump moves to suspend certain work visa...→

CU budget takes $250M hit next year as costs of the new coronavirus continue adding up

CU budget takes $250M hit next year as costs of the new coronavirus continue adding up

The University of Colorado’s budget for the next academic year fell 5.3% from last year, dipping from $4.79 billion to $4.54 billion, largely due to the financ [...] Read full article: CU budget takes $250M hit next year as c...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees over coronavirus impact

Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees over coronavirus impact

Greektown Casino has informed the State of Michigan that they will permanently lay off over 600 people beginning September 21. Read full article: Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees...→

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for US hospitals to employ an Israeli-made system that alerts doctors eight hours be [...] Read full article: FDA approves system to warn doctors befo...→

Dow soars by 850 points on economic recovery and 'breakthrough' coronavirus treatment

Dow soars by 850 points on economic recovery and 'breakthrough' coronavirus treatment

“It will save lives, and it will do so at a remarkably low cost,” said Martin Landray, an Oxford University professor co-leading the drug trial. Read full article: Dow soars by 850 points on economic reco...→

Public schools at risk over states' projected budget deficits due to coronavirus

Public schools at risk over states' projected budget deficits due to coronavirus

States face an estimated $615 billion budget deficit over the next three years due to the economic fallout from the pandemic. Read full article: Public schools at risk over states' proj...→

California Lawmakers Take up Budget in Tense Economic Times

California Lawmakers Take up Budget in Tense Economic Times

The California Legislature will meet Monday to pass a budget for these uncertain times, without knowing how much money they have to spend and without an agreem [...] Read full article: California Lawmakers Take up Budget in T...→

Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown for coronavirus resurgence

Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown for coronavirus resurgence

There are still nearly 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the US per day, according to Johns Hopkins University. Read full article: Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown ...→

Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests on coronavirus spread will be known in 'next two weeks'

Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests on coronavirus spread will be known in 'next two weeks'

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier told "Your World." Thursday that while the uptick in the number of coronavirus cases in several states does not [...] Read full article: Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests ...→

Second wave of coronavirus could cripple economic recovery, group warns

Second wave of coronavirus could cripple economic recovery, group warns

A second round of coronavirus infections could cripple the global economy’s recovery from the worst recession in nearly a century, the Organization for Economi [...] Read full article: Second wave of coronavirus could cripple...→

LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus Impact After Chicago Cancels All Major Events

LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus Impact After Chicago Cancels All Major Events

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to discuss the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on Chicago’s finances Tuesday, shortly after the city announced it had canceled all ma [...] Read full article: LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus I...→

For Bay Area residents on the economic edge, coronavirus has become final straw

For Bay Area residents on the economic edge, coronavirus has become final straw

The coronavirus pandemic has devastating one of the hottest economies in the world, hitting particularly hard the Bay Area’s low-wage workers Read full article: For Bay Area residents on the economic e...→

Coronavirus woes crush dealers' spirits, yet there's hope

Abysmal sentiment during the height of COVID-19 constraints was expected in the Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index survey for the second quarter. But optimi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus woes crush dealers' spirits,...→

Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree. Read full article: Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divid...→

Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from coronavirus eases

Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from coronavirus eases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added — a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a re [...] Read full article: Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2....→

The latest news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 with a focus on its impact

The latest news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 with a focus on its impact on Chicago and Illinois. Read full article: The latest news about the novel coronavi...→

De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the table, as coronavirus-related budget holes deepen

De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the table, as coronavirus-related budget holes deepen

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the Big Apple might be forced to lay off more than 20,000 municipal employees due to coronavirus-related budget losses. Read full article: De Blasio says 22K NYC layoffs on the ta...→

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

Officials warn coronavirus not under control as more than half of states report increase in cases

The U.S. now has 25% of the world’s total cases — and 25% of deaths — even though America only has 4% of the world’s population. Read full article: Officials warn coronavirus not under con...→

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle moves to slash police budget by $20M to offset coronavirus losses as officials vow to dismantle CHOP

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on Wednesday is expected to propose cutting $20 million from the city’s police department budget for the remainder of 2020 to offset [...] Read full article: Seattle moves to slash police budget by ...→

Beware Second Wave of Coronavirus, Medics Warn Britain

A second coronavirus wave is a real risk for the United Kingdom and local flare-ups are likely, major health bodies said on Wednesday, in one of the strongest [...] Read full article: Beware Second Wave of Coronavirus, Medic...→

UMass president on impact of coronavirus: ‘We’re in survival mode’

UMass president on impact of coronavirus: ‘We’re in survival mode’

UMass President Marty Meehan on Tuesday said the university is in “survival mode” as the state, students and staff grapple with the economic fallout of the cor [...] Read full article: UMass president on impact of coronavirus...→

Fauci says institutional racism contributes to coronavirus impact in black communities

Fauci says institutional racism contributes to coronavirus impact in black communities

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Tuesday that institutional racism is a contributing factor to wh [...] Read full article: Fauci says institutional racism contribu...→

Physicians warn coronavirus can cause diabetes

Physicians warn coronavirus can cause diabetes

Physicians are warning in a letter published this month in The New England Journal of Medicine that COVID-19 can cause diabetes. Read full article: Physicians warn coronavirus can cause di...→

Trump moves to suspend certain work visas, citing the pandemic's economic impact

Trump moves to suspend certain work visas, citing the pandemic's economic impact

The proclamation will suspend several guest worker programs, including H-1B visas for those in specialized fields like the technology sector. Read full article: Trump moves to suspend certain work visa...→

Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus Leaves Economic Concerns

Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus Leaves Economic Concerns

Mayor Marty Walsh said there as a great deal of “uncertainty and unpredictability” surrounding how the economy will rebound following the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Walsh: 'Unpredictability' Of Coronavirus...→

CU budget takes $250M hit next year as costs of the new coronavirus continue adding up

CU budget takes $250M hit next year as costs of the new coronavirus continue adding up

The University of Colorado’s budget for the next academic year fell 5.3% from last year, dipping from $4.79 billion to $4.54 billion, largely due to the financ [...] Read full article: CU budget takes $250M hit next year as c...→

Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus spread for economic reasons

Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus spread for economic reasons

“There’s a chance it was intentional,” Donald Trump said in a Wednesday interview with the Wall Street Journal, sharpening his criticism of China over the viru [...] Read full article: Trump suggests China allowed coronavirus...→

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts teachers receive pink slips amid coronavirus crisis, economic downturn

Massachusetts school districts are getting ravaged by cuts as teachers across the state receive pink slips — a result of the coronavirus crisis and economic un [...] Read full article: Massachusetts teachers receive pink slip...→

Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees over coronavirus impact

Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees over coronavirus impact

Greektown Casino has informed the State of Michigan that they will permanently lay off over 600 people beginning September 21. Read full article: Greektown Casino to layoff 621 employees...→

Boston George Floyd protests wiping out coronavirus police overtime budget savings, Walsh says

Boston George Floyd protests wiping out coronavirus police overtime budget savings, Walsh says

The recent protests over police treatment of minorities are wiping out what would have been coronavirus-driven savings in the police overtime budget, Mayor Mar [...] Read full article: Boston George Floyd protests wiping out ...→

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

FDA approves system to warn doctors before coronavirus patients deteriorate

The Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for US hospitals to employ an Israeli-made system that alerts doctors eight hours be [...] Read full article: FDA approves system to warn doctors befo...→

Dow soars by 850 points on economic recovery and 'breakthrough' coronavirus treatment

Dow soars by 850 points on economic recovery and 'breakthrough' coronavirus treatment

“It will save lives, and it will do so at a remarkably low cost,” said Martin Landray, an Oxford University professor co-leading the drug trial. Read full article: Dow soars by 850 points on economic reco...→

Barstow Veterans Home spared from state budget cuts forced by coronavirus

Barstow Veterans Home spared from state budget cuts forced by coronavirus

Closing the home would have saved the state $400,000 next year, but the state Legislature omitted it from a list of proposed cuts earlier in June. Read full article: Barstow Veterans Home spared from state ...→

Public schools at risk over states' projected budget deficits due to coronavirus

Public schools at risk over states' projected budget deficits due to coronavirus

States face an estimated $615 billion budget deficit over the next three years due to the economic fallout from the pandemic. Read full article: Public schools at risk over states' proj...→

Bronx bodega rebounding from economic impact of COVID-19 hit hard by looters

Bronx bodega rebounding from economic impact of COVID-19 hit hard by looters

Matanza Deli and Grocery in the Bronx had another setback earlier this month after looters targeted their store, leaving behind damages of up to $125 thousand. Read full article: Bronx bodega rebounding from economic im...→

California Lawmakers Take up Budget in Tense Economic Times

California Lawmakers Take up Budget in Tense Economic Times

The California Legislature will meet Monday to pass a budget for these uncertain times, without knowing how much money they have to spend and without an agreem [...] Read full article: California Lawmakers Take up Budget in T...→

Idaho officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at bars in downtown Boise

Idaho officials warn of possible coronavirus exposure at bars in downtown Boise

Heads up, Idaho residents: If you’ve been to certain bars in Boise recently, you may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, local health officials warned [...] Read full article: Idaho officials warn of possible coronav...→

Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown for coronavirus resurgence

Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown for coronavirus resurgence

There are still nearly 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths in the US per day, according to Johns Hopkins University. Read full article: Treasury sec. says no economic shutdown ...→

Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ seasonal effect on coronavirus

Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ seasonal effect on coronavirus

Summertime cookouts, beach parties and massive protests against racial injustice are happening outside, giving the coronavirus a chance to drift off with the b [...] Read full article: Summer spike? Experts warn of ‘reverse’ ...→

Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests on coronavirus spread will be known in 'next two weeks'

Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests on coronavirus spread will be known in 'next two weeks'

Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier told "Your World." Thursday that while the uptick in the number of coronavirus cases in several states does not [...] Read full article: Dr. Saphier predicts impact of protests ...→

Second wave of coronavirus could cripple economic recovery, group warns

Second wave of coronavirus could cripple economic recovery, group warns

A second round of coronavirus infections could cripple the global economy’s recovery from the worst recession in nearly a century, the Organization for Economi [...] Read full article: Second wave of coronavirus could cripple...→

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reliant on borrowing from feds to get through coronavirus crisis

When Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed his first budget in June 2019, he called it a "new era of fiscal stability." His plan even generated a $150 million surplus to h [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs ‘maintenance’ budget reli...→

LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus Impact After Chicago Cancels All Major Events

LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus Impact After Chicago Cancels All Major Events

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to discuss the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on Chicago’s finances Tuesday, shortly after the city announced it had canceled all ma [...] Read full article: LIVE: Lightfoot to Discuss Coronavirus I...→

How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact the Future of the NBA

How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact the Future of the NBA

The National Basketball Association is at a pivotal moment in their history. On Friday, both the NBA board of governors, and the NBPA approved the 22-team retu [...] Read full article: How the Coronavirus Could Forever Impact...→

For Bay Area residents on the economic edge, coronavirus has become final straw

For Bay Area residents on the economic edge, coronavirus has become final straw

The coronavirus pandemic has devastating one of the hottest economies in the world, hitting particularly hard the Bay Area’s low-wage workers Read full article: For Bay Area residents on the economic e...→

Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavirus’ impact on DC-area chefs, restaurant industry | WTOP

James Beard Award nominees and Rammy Award nominees in the D.C. area talk about how the restaurant industry has been been reshaped by the coronavirus. Read full article: Finding a recipe for recovery: Coronavir...→

Coronavirus woes crush dealers' spirits, yet there's hope

Abysmal sentiment during the height of COVID-19 constraints was expected in the Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index survey for the second quarter. But optimi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus woes crush dealers' spirits,...→

Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

Unemployment rises for black Americans as coronavirus economic toll grows

The U.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May, but the unemployment rose to 16.8 percent for black Americans — the highest rate in a decade. NBC News’ Morgan Radford [...] Read full article: Unemployment rises for black Americans a...→

Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divide: College vs. non-college

For an American workforce under continuing threat from the coronavirus, the best protection might just be a college degree. Read full article: Coronavirus exposes sharp economic divid...→

Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point to 'strong and safe' economic recovery after coronavirus

Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point to 'strong and safe' economic recovery after coronavirus

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia expressed confidence on Saturday that the U.S. was headed towards a "strong" economic recovery and would continue to see job gain [...] Read full article: Labor Secretary Scalia: All signs point ...→

Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from coronavirus eases

Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2.5 million jobs in May as impact from coronavirus eases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added — a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a re [...] Read full article: Unemployment dips to 13.3%, U.S. adds 2....→

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel July 4th Events Due To Coronavirus Pandemic, Budget Shortfall

Governor Greg Abbott has given the go-ahead for large outdoor gatherings to occur as long as certain safety measures are taken. Read full article: At Least 7 North Texas Cities Cancel Jul...→

The latest news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 with a focus on its impact

The latest news about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 with a focus on its impact on Chicago and Illinois. Read full article: The latest news about the novel coronavi...→

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic won't make up for massive job losses, economists warn

The economy is mired in a recession, and any rebound in hiring will likely be painfully slow. Economists foresee unemployment remaining in double-digits throug [...] Read full article: Jobs regained after coronavirus pandemic...→