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Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Life in Arizona has almost returned to normal. A coronavirus surge could send it back.

Life in Arizona has almost returned to normal. A coronavirus surge could send it back.

“If they weren’t coming to me, they’d be going somewhere else,” one bar owner said. “They want to live their life.” Read full article: Life in Arizona has almost returned to n...→

Andrew Cuomo: The federal government should

Andrew Cuomo: The federal government should "own" the pandemic crisis

Preview: The New York Governor tells Jane Pauley that the federal government has exhibited "schizophrenia" in their response to the coronavirus Read full article: Andrew Cuomo: The federal government sho...→

Cuomo says federal government is making

Cuomo says federal government is making "historic mistake" by advising states to reopen

June 17, 2020 / 2:26 PM / CBS News... New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that the federal government is making a "historic mistake" in advising some [...] Read full article: Cuomo says federal government is making ...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father died on Monday from complications of coronavirus, the congresswoman announced. The Minnesota Democrat released a statement that said N [...] Read full article: Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from...→

Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal Money

Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal Money

Dallas failed to win federal money for October tornado recovery. The city and schools must repair buildings without it, even as coronavirus has sickened local [...] Read full article: Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal ...→

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Tuesday renewed calls for $2,000 monthly payments to offset the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Potential Biden running mate Harris rene...→

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new fund that will give $1,000 per household to Chicago residents – including undocumented immigrants, college stude [...] Read full article: Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocument...→

The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Jobs Throughout U.S. Economy Except on Wall Street and in Government

The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Jobs Throughout U.S. Economy Except on Wall Street and in Government

The real estate and building sectors also suffered deep cuts. Unlike hospitality and leisure—where the deepest job cuts came in March—April was the cruelest mo [...] Read full article: The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Job...→

Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protesters gets millions from federal government

Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protesters gets millions from federal government

Safariland's sales have spiked, but the company, its investors and its CEO have faced criticism in recent years. Read full article: Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protester...→

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

The head of Mexico’s federal hospitals tested positive for Coronavirus as the nation tries to return to normal activities. Read full article: Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Ha...→

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

Colorado residents have thrown away government-issued debit cards loaded with thousands of dollars, and they describe a frustrating process when it comes to tr [...] Read full article: U.S. government chose plastic for stimul...→

The Justice Department says a federal grand jury has returned a new indictment a [...]

The Justice Department says a federal grand jury has returned a new indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that does not include new charges but b [...] Read full article: The Justice Department says a federal gr...→

Airport group, flight attendants' union call on federal government to mandate masks in airports, on planes

Airport group, flight attendants' union call on federal government to mandate masks in airports, on planes

“You can infect as many people without a mask, going through an airport, as you would if you got on an airplane," said the president and CEO of Airports Counci [...] Read full article: Airport group, flight attendants' union ...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" [...]

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" [...]

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" in advising some states to reopen despite rising numbers of coronavirus ​cases. Read full article: He said Wednesday the federal government...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has developed a six-part strategy, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex [...] Read full article: To respond to any future coronavirus out...→

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado near 29,000, with more than 1,500 dead

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado near 29,000, with more than 1,500 dead

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado neared 29,000 Wednesday, with officials tracking outbreaks at 306 facilities, according to the Colorado Department of P [...] Read full article: Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado ...→

‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit programs ‘riddled with fraud,’ senator says

‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit programs ‘riddled with fraud,’ senator says

Financial institutions have already detected $500 million in bogus coronavirus unemployment benefit claims from overseas fraudsters, officials revealed to Cong [...] Read full article: ‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit progr...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Senate Republicans have been pushing a bill that would require legislative approval for the spending of federal CARES Act money. Walz opposes that, since the c [...] Read full article: Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s fe...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

Pennsylvania car show dares government to shut it down over coronavirus rules

Pennsylvania car show dares government to shut it down over coronavirus rules

Show organizers called the state's coronavirus health order "invalid" and said they would "vigorously defend this action" to open their event in court.  Read full article: Pennsylvania car show dares government t...→

Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of federal stimulus money passes City Council

Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of federal stimulus money passes City Council

Eleven aldermen demanded a written promise from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that not a penny of the $333 million in discretionary money would be earmarked for policin [...] Read full article: Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of f...→

Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Have Now Surpassed the Federal Government as the Chief Threat to Our Liberty'

Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Have Now Surpassed the Federal Government as the Chief Threat to Our Liberty'

Tuesday, Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson opened his prime time cable news show with a warning about the threats so-called Big Tech poses to Americans' libert [...] Read full article: Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Hav...→

Man Says TV Repair Shop In Gary Took His Money, Returned Only One Of His Two TVs

A Merrillville, Indiana man wanted to get two broken TVs fixed, but instead, he said the repairman took his money and only returned one TV. Read full article: Man Says TV Repair Shop In Gary Took His...→

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed viru [...]

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed viru [...]

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed virus testing and sufficient protective gear to allow nursing homes to operate safe [...] Read full article: Advocates for the elderly say the federa...→

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for  [...]

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for [...]

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for contact tracing, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on [...] Read full article: The federal government will not impinge ...→

'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Francisco Public Corruption Defendants Charged With Federal Crimes

'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Francisco Public Corruption Defendants Charged With Federal Crimes

Three defendants in San Francisco's public corruption scandal -- Sandra Zuniga, Balmore Hernandez and Florence Kong -- were charged Monday with a variety of fe [...] Read full article: 'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Fran...→

Hungarian Government Launches Coronavirus Questionnaire

Hungary's government on Monday published a new questionnaire with 13 topics centering on the coronavirus pandemic. The "national consultation" will be mailed t [...] Read full article: Hungarian Government Launches Coronaviru...→

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Friday, during an interview that aired on Huntsville, AL radio's WVNN, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) discussed how his East Texas congressional district was handli [...] Read full article: Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show A...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Airport group, flight attendants' union call on federal government to mandate masks in airports, on planes

Airport group, flight attendants' union call on federal government to mandate masks in airports, on planes

“You can infect as many people without a mask, going through an airport, as you would if you got on an airplane," said the president and CEO of Airports Counci [...] Read full article: Airport group, flight attendants' union ...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Andrew Cuomo: The federal government should

Andrew Cuomo: The federal government should "own" the pandemic crisis

Preview: The New York Governor tells Jane Pauley that the federal government has exhibited "schizophrenia" in their response to the coronavirus Read full article: Andrew Cuomo: The federal government sho...→

Pennsylvania car show dares government to shut it down over coronavirus rules

Pennsylvania car show dares government to shut it down over coronavirus rules

Show organizers called the state's coronavirus health order "invalid" and said they would "vigorously defend this action" to open their event in court.  Read full article: Pennsylvania car show dares government t...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

Cuomo says federal government is making

Cuomo says federal government is making "historic mistake" by advising states to reopen

June 17, 2020 / 2:26 PM / CBS News... New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that the federal government is making a "historic mistake" in advising some [...] Read full article: Cuomo says federal government is making ...→

Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Have Now Surpassed the Federal Government as the Chief Threat to Our Liberty'

Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Have Now Surpassed the Federal Government as the Chief Threat to Our Liberty'

Tuesday, Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson opened his prime time cable news show with a warning about the threats so-called Big Tech poses to Americans' libert [...] Read full article: Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Hav...→

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father died on Monday from complications of coronavirus, the congresswoman announced. The Minnesota Democrat released a statement that said N [...] Read full article: Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from...→

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed viru [...]

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed viru [...]

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed virus testing and sufficient protective gear to allow nursing homes to operate safe [...] Read full article: Advocates for the elderly say the federa...→

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has developed a six-part strategy, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex [...] Read full article: To respond to any future coronavirus out...→

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Tuesday renewed calls for $2,000 monthly payments to offset the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Potential Biden running mate Harris rene...→

The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Jobs Throughout U.S. Economy Except on Wall Street and in Government

The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Jobs Throughout U.S. Economy Except on Wall Street and in Government

The real estate and building sectors also suffered deep cuts. Unlike hospitality and leisure—where the deepest job cuts came in March—April was the cruelest mo [...] Read full article: The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Job...→

'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Francisco Public Corruption Defendants Charged With Federal Crimes

'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Francisco Public Corruption Defendants Charged With Federal Crimes

Three defendants in San Francisco's public corruption scandal -- Sandra Zuniga, Balmore Hernandez and Florence Kong -- were charged Monday with a variety of fe [...] Read full article: 'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Fran...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

The head of Mexico’s federal hospitals tested positive for Coronavirus as the nation tries to return to normal activities. Read full article: Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Ha...→

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Friday, during an interview that aired on Huntsville, AL radio's WVNN, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) discussed how his East Texas congressional district was handli [...] Read full article: Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show A...→

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Senate Republicans have been pushing a bill that would require legislative approval for the spending of federal CARES Act money. Walz opposes that, since the c [...] Read full article: Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s fe...→

The Justice Department says a federal grand jury has returned a new indictment a [...]

The Justice Department says a federal grand jury has returned a new indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that does not include new charges but b [...] Read full article: The Justice Department says a federal gr...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Life in Arizona has almost returned to normal. A coronavirus surge could send it back.

Life in Arizona has almost returned to normal. A coronavirus surge could send it back.

“If they weren’t coming to me, they’d be going somewhere else,” one bar owner said. “They want to live their life.” Read full article: Life in Arizona has almost returned to n...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" [...]

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" [...]

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" in advising some states to reopen despite rising numbers of coronavirus ​cases. Read full article: He said Wednesday the federal government...→

Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of federal stimulus money passes City Council

Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of federal stimulus money passes City Council

Eleven aldermen demanded a written promise from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that not a penny of the $333 million in discretionary money would be earmarked for policin [...] Read full article: Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of f...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Man Says TV Repair Shop In Gary Took His Money, Returned Only One Of His Two TVs

A Merrillville, Indiana man wanted to get two broken TVs fixed, but instead, he said the repairman took his money and only returned one TV. Read full article: Man Says TV Repair Shop In Gary Took His...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal Money

Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal Money

Dallas failed to win federal money for October tornado recovery. The city and schools must repair buildings without it, even as coronavirus has sickened local [...] Read full article: Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal ...→

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for  [...]

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for [...]

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for contact tracing, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on [...] Read full article: The federal government will not impinge ...→

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado near 29,000, with more than 1,500 dead

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado near 29,000, with more than 1,500 dead

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado neared 29,000 Wednesday, with officials tracking outbreaks at 306 facilities, according to the Colorado Department of P [...] Read full article: Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado ...→

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new fund that will give $1,000 per household to Chicago residents – including undocumented immigrants, college stude [...] Read full article: Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocument...→

‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit programs ‘riddled with fraud,’ senator says

‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit programs ‘riddled with fraud,’ senator says

Financial institutions have already detected $500 million in bogus coronavirus unemployment benefit claims from overseas fraudsters, officials revealed to Cong [...] Read full article: ‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit progr...→

Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protesters gets millions from federal government

Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protesters gets millions from federal government

Safariland's sales have spiked, but the company, its investors and its CEO have faced criticism in recent years. Read full article: Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protester...→

Hungarian Government Launches Coronavirus Questionnaire

Hungary's government on Monday published a new questionnaire with 13 topics centering on the coronavirus pandemic. The "national consultation" will be mailed t [...] Read full article: Hungarian Government Launches Coronaviru...→

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

Colorado residents have thrown away government-issued debit cards loaded with thousands of dollars, and they describe a frustrating process when it comes to tr [...] Read full article: U.S. government chose plastic for stimul...→

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal Funding At 2 Illinois Coronavirus Testing Sites

The Trump administration is quietly ending support for a pair of testing sites in Illinois, along with 11 others in four other states. The decision to terminat [...] Read full article: Trump Adminstration Terminating Federal ...→

The Justice Department says a federal grand jury has returned a new indictment a [...]

The Justice Department says a federal grand jury has returned a new indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that does not include new charges but b [...] Read full article: The Justice Department says a federal gr...→

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square Withholds 30% of Payments During Coronavirus Pandemic

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's other company, payment processing service Square, is withholding between 20 and 30 percent of the money that merchants receive from c [...] Read full article: Jack Dorsey's Payment Processor Square W...→

Airport group, flight attendants' union call on federal government to mandate masks in airports, on planes

Airport group, flight attendants' union call on federal government to mandate masks in airports, on planes

“You can infect as many people without a mask, going through an airport, as you would if you got on an airplane," said the president and CEO of Airports Counci [...] Read full article: Airport group, flight attendants' union ...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million in federal coronavirus funds

With counties and cities across Minnesota anxiously watching, lawmakers and Gov. Tim Walz failed to agree on how to get $841 million in federal coronavirus rel [...] Read full article: Lawmakers fail to agree on $841 million ...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Life in Arizona has almost returned to normal. A coronavirus surge could send it back.

Life in Arizona has almost returned to normal. A coronavirus surge could send it back.

“If they weren’t coming to me, they’d be going somewhere else,” one bar owner said. “They want to live their life.” Read full article: Life in Arizona has almost returned to n...→

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska governor threatens to withhold federal coronavirus aid to counties that require face masks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million of federal funding allocated to any counties in his state that mandate residents wear a face ma [...] Read full article: Nebraska governor threatens to withhold ...→

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal Agency Just Halted Funding for New Lung Treatments.

The shift, quietly disclosed on a government website, highlights how the Trump administration is favoring development of vaccines over treatments for the sicke [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Attacks the Lungs. A Federal...→

Andrew Cuomo: The federal government should

Andrew Cuomo: The federal government should "own" the pandemic crisis

Preview: The New York Governor tells Jane Pauley that the federal government has exhibited "schizophrenia" in their response to the coronavirus Read full article: Andrew Cuomo: The federal government sho...→

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" [...]

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" [...]

He said Wednesday the federal government is making a "historic mistake" in advising some states to reopen despite rising numbers of coronavirus ​cases. Read full article: He said Wednesday the federal government...→

Pennsylvania car show dares government to shut it down over coronavirus rules

Pennsylvania car show dares government to shut it down over coronavirus rules

Show organizers called the state's coronavirus health order "invalid" and said they would "vigorously defend this action" to open their event in court.  Read full article: Pennsylvania car show dares government t...→

Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

If your income has fallen or been cut off completely, we’re here to help. This guide will connect you to the basic information you’ll need to get through this, [...] Read full article: Your Money: A Hub for Help During the Co...→

Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of federal stimulus money passes City Council

Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of federal stimulus money passes City Council

Eleven aldermen demanded a written promise from Mayor Lori Lightfoot that not a penny of the $333 million in discretionary money would be earmarked for policin [...] Read full article: Plan to spend $1.1 billion windfall of f...→

Cuomo says federal government is making

Cuomo says federal government is making "historic mistake" by advising states to reopen

June 17, 2020 / 2:26 PM / CBS News... New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that the federal government is making a "historic mistake" in advising some [...] Read full article: Cuomo says federal government is making ...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Have Now Surpassed the Federal Government as the Chief Threat to Our Liberty'

Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Have Now Surpassed the Federal Government as the Chief Threat to Our Liberty'

Tuesday, Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson opened his prime time cable news show with a warning about the threats so-called Big Tech poses to Americans' libert [...] Read full article: Tucker Carlson: 'Big Tech Monopolies Hav...→

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inmates were positive for coronavirus

More than 35% of federal inmates who have tested for coronavirus were positive, according to data from The Bureau of Prisons.... The agency says that of its 16 [...] Read full article: More than 1 out of 3 tested federal inma...→

Man Says TV Repair Shop In Gary Took His Money, Returned Only One Of His Two TVs

A Merrillville, Indiana man wanted to get two broken TVs fixed, but instead, he said the repairman took his money and only returned one TV. Read full article: Man Says TV Repair Shop In Gary Took His...→

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from coronavirus

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father died on Monday from complications of coronavirus, the congresswoman announced. The Minnesota Democrat released a statement that said N [...] Read full article: Rep. Ilhan Omar’s father dead at 67 from...→

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

Inspectors general ask Congress for help in monitoring coronavirus relief payments

The federal watchdogs complained in a letter that the Trump administration was limiting their oversight ability. Read full article: Inspectors general ask Congress for help...→

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed viru [...]

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed viru [...]

Advocates for the elderly say the federal government hasn’t provided needed virus testing and sufficient protective gear to allow nursing homes to operate safe [...] Read full article: Advocates for the elderly say the federa...→

Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal Money

Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal Money

Dallas failed to win federal money for October tornado recovery. The city and schools must repair buildings without it, even as coronavirus has sickened local [...] Read full article: Dallas Tornado Recovery Without Federal ...→

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has devel [...]

To respond to any future coronavirus outbreaks, the federal government has developed a six-part strategy, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex [...] Read full article: To respond to any future coronavirus out...→

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for  [...]

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for [...]

The federal government will not impinge on people's privacy with their plan for contact tracing, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on [...] Read full article: The federal government will not impinge ...→

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Potential Biden running mate Harris renews pitch for $2,000 monthly payments during coronavirus pandemic

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Tuesday renewed calls for $2,000 monthly payments to offset the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Potential Biden running mate Harris rene...→

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado near 29,000, with more than 1,500 dead

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado near 29,000, with more than 1,500 dead

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado neared 29,000 Wednesday, with officials tracking outbreaks at 306 facilities, according to the Colorado Department of P [...] Read full article: Confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado ...→

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocumented Immigrants, Others Left Out of Federal Coronavirus Relief

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Wednesday a new fund that will give $1,000 per household to Chicago residents – including undocumented immigrants, college stude [...] Read full article: Chicago Announces Fund to Pay Undocument...→

The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Jobs Throughout U.S. Economy Except on Wall Street and in Government

The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Jobs Throughout U.S. Economy Except on Wall Street and in Government

The real estate and building sectors also suffered deep cuts. Unlike hospitality and leisure—where the deepest job cuts came in March—April was the cruelest mo [...] Read full article: The Coronavirus Shutdowns Devastated Job...→

‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit programs ‘riddled with fraud,’ senator says

‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit programs ‘riddled with fraud,’ senator says

Financial institutions have already detected $500 million in bogus coronavirus unemployment benefit claims from overseas fraudsters, officials revealed to Cong [...] Read full article: ‘Money mules’: Coronavirus benefit progr...→

'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Francisco Public Corruption Defendants Charged With Federal Crimes

'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Francisco Public Corruption Defendants Charged With Federal Crimes

Three defendants in San Francisco's public corruption scandal -- Sandra Zuniga, Balmore Hernandez and Florence Kong -- were charged Monday with a variety of fe [...] Read full article: 'This Is Money Laundering 101'; San Fran...→

Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protesters gets millions from federal government

Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protesters gets millions from federal government

Safariland's sales have spiked, but the company, its investors and its CEO have faced criticism in recent years. Read full article: Maker of tear gas used on D.C. protester...→

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Department of Labor to investigate FLDEO over federal CARES act money

People who have dealt with Florida’s unemployment system have become fast friends — sharing their stories and comparing notes. Read full article: Senate leader Chuck Schumer asks the Dep...→

Hungarian Government Launches Coronavirus Questionnaire

Hungary's government on Monday published a new questionnaire with 13 topics centering on the coronavirus pandemic. The "national consultation" will be mailed t [...] Read full article: Hungarian Government Launches Coronaviru...→

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Has Coronavirus

The head of Mexico’s federal hospitals tested positive for Coronavirus as the nation tries to return to normal activities. Read full article: Mexico’s Federal Hospital System Boss Ha...→

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Friday, during an interview that aired on Huntsville, AL radio's WVNN, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) discussed how his East Texas congressional district was handli [...] Read full article: Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show A...→

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

Colorado residents have thrown away government-issued debit cards loaded with thousands of dollars, and they describe a frustrating process when it comes to tr [...] Read full article: U.S. government chose plastic for stimul...→

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s federal COVID-19 money his way, whether the Legislature likes it or not | MinnPost

Senate Republicans have been pushing a bill that would require legislative approval for the spending of federal CARES Act money. Walz opposes that, since the c [...] Read full article: Gov. Tim Walz is spending Minnesota’s fe...→