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Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Mayor Marty Walsh said on Wednesday that an additional $1.7 million worth of grants is being made available through the Boston Resiliency Fund. Read full article: Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fu...→

Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fund Climbs Past $25 Million

Mayor Marty Walsh said on Wednesday that an additional $1.7 million worth of grants is being made available through the Boston Resiliency Fund. Read full article: Coronavirus Relief: Boston Resiliency Fu...→

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

A Chinese national living in New York was charged Thursday with trying to steal more than $20 million in federal Paycheck Protection Programs loans, the bigges [...] Read full article: Chinese national charged with trying to ...→

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

The aid, first proposed last month, will include $16 billion of direct payments to farmers as well as an additional $3 billion food box program through the Dep [...] Read full article: Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief pa...→

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

The city of Oakland and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Monday that they have launched a $625,000 relief fund for artists and art workers in Alameda an [...] Read full article: Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artis...→

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Boston-area rents, already beginning to soften slightly, likely will drop more as the coronavirus crisis wears on, experts say — especially as September approa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus college uncertainty could ca...→

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed Congress’ biggest coronavirus relief bill yet toward expected House passage Friday, a $3 trillion behemoth they said a belea [...] Read full article: Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill to...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...] Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency." Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

The latest coronavirus relief bill offered Tuesday contains protections for banks and other financial institutions that work with marijuana businesses in state [...] Read full article: Marijuana banking bill included in lates...→

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats said Tuesday that they will force a vote Friday on a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 tr...→

Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

The West Contra Costa Education Fund (Ed Fund) and WCCUSD have set a $1.3 million goal for the fund. Read full article: Coronavirus: Relief fund established to ...→

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

New Jersey's senior senator joined the governor's daily COVID-19 briefing to address the big question so many Garden State residents want to know: When will Ne [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top...→

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Since its opening two years ago, San Francisco's Che Fico was considered one of the hottest new restaurants in the country, but co-owner David Nayfeld said it [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant ...→

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

A debt-ridden Tennessee hospital that’s been shuttered since June 2019 received more than $121,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, according to reports.  Read full article: Tennessee hospital closed since last Jun...→

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna is selling $1.3 billion in stock to help fund its promising new coronavirus vaccine. The biotech firm announced plans to sell 17.6 million shares price [...] Read full article: Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with...→

Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,800 in Los Angeles County

Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,800 in Los Angeles County

A return to beaches and slight relaxing of health orders at retail stores arrived, but, sadly, so did more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,80...→

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new state budget cuts some housing and homelessness programs he proposed in January, but tries to fill the holes with federal dollars. Read full article: Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief...→

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)... Pelos [...] Read full article: Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronaviru...→

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

The new funds, modeled after an Oakland initiative launched in 2018, will help qualifying tenants make their rent payments. Read full article: New coronavirus relief funds launch for ...→

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the government will spend more than $260 billion, the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the country [...] Read full article: India's PM announces massive $260B coron...→

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey shed tears after announcing that more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by the coroanvirus during a virtual telethon [...] Read full article: Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is defending its distribution of expired hand sanitizer for Chicago aldermen to pass out to residents around the city, sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot administration says expired ha...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Sen. Tom Cotton has introduced legislation that will defund states and localities providing coronavirus relief money to illegal aliens.  Read full article: Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronav...→

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

The city of Santa Ana approved a $500,000 relief fund for residents who can’t pay their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the city will be awarding se [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronaviru...→

Pelosi says

Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to reach deal on next round of coronavirus relief

Pelosi warned that Congress cannot take a pause before passing another relief measure in response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to ...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free [...] Read full article: Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavir...→

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

Republican congressman Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., says he has ‘no choice’ but to buck party lines and vote for Democrats’ new $3 trillion coronavirus relief pack [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choi...→

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele is setting an example after he donated $50,000 to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's disaster relief fund. Read full article: SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For ...→

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston is tapping local restaurants to feed the city’s hungry during the coronavirus pandemic that has left thousands of residents jobless — a “win-win program [...] Read full article: Boston taps struggling local restaurants...→

Indiana coronavirus death toll grows past 1,600 people

Indiana coronavirus death toll grows past 1,600 people

Indiana's coronavirus death toll has grown past 1,600 people as state health officials have added 41 fatalities involving confirmed or probable infections to t [...] Read full article: Indiana coronavirus death toll grows pas...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

The Democrats' new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation expands direct payment eligibility to many more people than last time, including some undocumente [...] Read full article: Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill e...→

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats included funding for state and local governments, more direct payments to individuals, money to expand testing and contact tracing, provisions for th [...] Read full article: Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus rel...→

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western Democratic governors on Monday asked Congress for $1 trillion in aid to plug the budgetary holes created by the novel coronavirus shutdown. Read full article: Five Western States Pact governors ask C...→

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures. Read full article: Hospitals at center of fight over liabil...→

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has donated one of his six Super Bowl championship rings to an auction that raises money to provide meals for those in [...] Read full article: Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronav...→

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to come back to work in Washington next to pass a massive coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House aiming to vote on major coronaviru...→

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

A Chinese national living in New York was charged Thursday with trying to steal more than $20 million in federal Paycheck Protection Programs loans, the bigges [...] Read full article: Chinese national charged with trying to ...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Sen. Tom Cotton has introduced legislation that will defund states and localities providing coronavirus relief money to illegal aliens.  Read full article: Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronav...→

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna is selling $1.3 billion in stock to help fund its promising new coronavirus vaccine. The biotech firm announced plans to sell 17.6 million shares price [...] Read full article: Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with...→

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

The city of Oakland and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Monday that they have launched a $625,000 relief fund for artists and art workers in Alameda an [...] Read full article: Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artis...→

Pelosi says

Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to reach deal on next round of coronavirus relief

Pelosi warned that Congress cannot take a pause before passing another relief measure in response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to ...→

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed Congress’ biggest coronavirus relief bill yet toward expected House passage Friday, a $3 trillion behemoth they said a belea [...] Read full article: Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill to...→

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

Republican congressman Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., says he has ‘no choice’ but to buck party lines and vote for Democrats’ new $3 trillion coronavirus relief pack [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choi...→

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)... Pelos [...] Read full article: Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronaviru...→

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...] Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston is tapping local restaurants to feed the city’s hungry during the coronavirus pandemic that has left thousands of residents jobless — a “win-win program [...] Read full article: Boston taps struggling local restaurants...→

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency." Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

The latest coronavirus relief bill offered Tuesday contains protections for banks and other financial institutions that work with marijuana businesses in state [...] Read full article: Marijuana banking bill included in lates...→

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats included funding for state and local governments, more direct payments to individuals, money to expand testing and contact tracing, provisions for th [...] Read full article: Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus rel...→

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the government will spend more than $260 billion, the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the country [...] Read full article: India's PM announces massive $260B coron...→

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western Democratic governors on Monday asked Congress for $1 trillion in aid to plug the budgetary holes created by the novel coronavirus shutdown. Read full article: Five Western States Pact governors ask C...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

New Jersey's senior senator joined the governor's daily COVID-19 briefing to address the big question so many Garden State residents want to know: When will Ne [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top...→

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has donated one of his six Super Bowl championship rings to an auction that raises money to provide meals for those in [...] Read full article: Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronav...→

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is defending its distribution of expired hand sanitizer for Chicago aldermen to pass out to residents around the city, sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot administration says expired ha...→

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

A debt-ridden Tennessee hospital that’s been shuttered since June 2019 received more than $121,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, according to reports.  Read full article: Tennessee hospital closed since last Jun...→

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

The aid, first proposed last month, will include $16 billion of direct payments to farmers as well as an additional $3 billion food box program through the Dep [...] Read full article: Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief pa...→

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

The city of Santa Ana approved a $500,000 relief fund for residents who can’t pay their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the city will be awarding se [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronaviru...→

Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,800 in Los Angeles County

Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,800 in Los Angeles County

A return to beaches and slight relaxing of health orders at retail stores arrived, but, sadly, so did more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,80...→

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Boston-area rents, already beginning to soften slightly, likely will drop more as the coronavirus crisis wears on, experts say — especially as September approa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus college uncertainty could ca...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free [...] Read full article: Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavir...→

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new state budget cuts some housing and homelessness programs he proposed in January, but tries to fill the holes with federal dollars. Read full article: Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele is setting an example after he donated $50,000 to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's disaster relief fund. Read full article: SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For ...→

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

The new funds, modeled after an Oakland initiative launched in 2018, will help qualifying tenants make their rent payments. Read full article: New coronavirus relief funds launch for ...→

Indiana coronavirus death toll grows past 1,600 people

Indiana coronavirus death toll grows past 1,600 people

Indiana's coronavirus death toll has grown past 1,600 people as state health officials have added 41 fatalities involving confirmed or probable infections to t [...] Read full article: Indiana coronavirus death toll grows pas...→

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

The Democrats' new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation expands direct payment eligibility to many more people than last time, including some undocumente [...] Read full article: Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill e...→

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats said Tuesday that they will force a vote Friday on a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 tr...→

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey shed tears after announcing that more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by the coroanvirus during a virtual telethon [...] Read full article: Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M...→

Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

The West Contra Costa Education Fund (Ed Fund) and WCCUSD have set a $1.3 million goal for the fund. Read full article: Coronavirus: Relief fund established to ...→

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures. Read full article: Hospitals at center of fight over liabil...→

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Since its opening two years ago, San Francisco's Che Fico was considered one of the hottest new restaurants in the country, but co-owner David Nayfeld said it [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant ...→

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to come back to work in Washington next to pass a massive coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House aiming to vote on major coronaviru...→

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

Chinese national charged with trying to steal $20M in coronavirus relief funds

A Chinese national living in New York was charged Thursday with trying to steal more than $20 million in federal Paycheck Protection Programs loans, the bigges [...] Read full article: Chinese national charged with trying to ...→

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

Tennessee hospital closed since last June received $121G in federal coronavirus relief: reports

A debt-ridden Tennessee hospital that’s been shuttered since June 2019 received more than $121,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, according to reports.  Read full article: Tennessee hospital closed since last Jun...→

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronavirus Relief to Illegal Aliens

Sen. Tom Cotton has introduced legislation that will defund states and localities providing coronavirus relief money to illegal aliens.  Read full article: Tom Cotton: Defund States Giving Coronav...→

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief package for US farmers

The aid, first proposed last month, will include $16 billion of direct payments to farmers as well as an additional $3 billion food box program through the Dep [...] Read full article: Trump unveils $19B coronavirus relief pa...→

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with $1.3 billion stock sale

Moderna is selling $1.3 billion in stock to help fund its promising new coronavirus vaccine. The biotech firm announced plans to sell 17.6 million shares price [...] Read full article: Moderna to fund coronavirus vaccine with...→

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronavirus Relief to Residents. Here’s How to Apply

The city of Santa Ana approved a $500,000 relief fund for residents who can’t pay their rents due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the city will be awarding se [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Will Give $1,500 in Coronaviru...→

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artists Affected By Pandemic

The city of Oakland and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced Monday that they have launched a $625,000 relief fund for artists and art workers in Alameda an [...] Read full article: Relief Fund Announced For East Bay Artis...→

Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,800 in Los Angeles County

Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,800 in Los Angeles County

A return to beaches and slight relaxing of health orders at retail stores arrived, but, sadly, so did more deaths. Read full article: Coronavirus: Death toll inches past 1,80...→

Pelosi says

Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to reach deal on next round of coronavirus relief

Pelosi warned that Congress cannot take a pause before passing another relief measure in response to the coronavirus. Read full article: Pelosi says "time is of the essence" to ...→

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Coronavirus college uncertainty could cause drops in Boston rents: experts

Boston-area rents, already beginning to soften slightly, likely will drop more as the coronavirus crisis wears on, experts say — especially as September approa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus college uncertainty could ca...→

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

Democrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free [...] Read full article: Democrats push new $3 trillion coronavir...→

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill toward House OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed Congress’ biggest coronavirus relief bill yet toward expected House passage Friday, a $3 trillion behemoth they said a belea [...] Read full article: Dems push $3T coronavirus relief bill to...→

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new state budget cuts some housing and homelessness programs he proposed in January, but tries to fill the holes with federal dollars. Read full article: Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief...→

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choice’ but to vote for Democrats’ $3T coronavirus relief bill

Republican congressman Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., says he has ‘no choice’ but to buck party lines and vote for Democrats’ new $3 trillion coronavirus relief pack [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Peter King says he has ‘no choi...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debates New Relief as State Budgets Are Ravaged

A $3 trillion package would include billions for struggling states but has been criticized as a “blue-state bailout” by Republican leaders. A test used on Whit [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: Congress Debat...→

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronavirus relief bill as White House threatens veto

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)... Pelos [...] Read full article: Pelosi looks to negotiate $3T coronaviru...→

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For Dallas Relief Fund

SMU quarterback Shane Buechele is setting an example after he donated $50,000 to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's disaster relief fund. Read full article: SMU's Shane Buechele Raises $50,000 For ...→

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

McConnell rips Democrats for proposing marijuana ‘diversity detectives’ in coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed Democrats on Thursday for using the latest coronavirus relief package as a vehicle to pass a marijuana bill in l [...] Read full article: McConnell rips Democrats for proposing m...→

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

New coronavirus relief funds launch for struggling East Bay renters

The new funds, modeled after an Oakland initiative launched in 2018, will help qualifying tenants make their rent payments. Read full article: New coronavirus relief funds launch for ...→

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston taps struggling local restaurants to feed city’s hungry during coronavirus pandemic

Boston is tapping local restaurants to feed the city’s hungry during the coronavirus pandemic that has left thousands of residents jobless — a “win-win program [...] Read full article: Boston taps struggling local restaurants...→

Indiana coronavirus death toll grows past 1,600 people

Indiana coronavirus death toll grows past 1,600 people

Indiana's coronavirus death toll has grown past 1,600 people as state health officials have added 41 fatalities involving confirmed or probable infections to t [...] Read full article: Indiana coronavirus death toll grows pas...→

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES Act coronavirus relief bill a cold shoulder

The House is expected to vote on the package as soon as Friday, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is no "urgency." Read full article: GOP senators give Democrats' $3T HEROES ...→

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston coronavirus small-business grants by the numbers

Boston’s small-business grants landed most in Dorchester, East Boston and the Back Bay, with nearly half going to women-owned businesses and immigrants. Read full article: Boston coronavirus small-business grants...→

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must

Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "take a pause" on coronavirus relief spending

The Senate Majority Leader also said the U.S. needed to "see what's working" and what stimulus measures weren't working. Read full article: Mitch McConnell says lawmakers must "tak...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature to ‘act expeditiously’ on coronavirus relief package as state reports record 4,000 new cases

On the same day Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said state lawmakers “must convene” to approve a relief package [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls on legislature ...→

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill extends stimulus checks to certain undocumented immigrants

The Democrats' new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation expands direct payment eligibility to many more people than last time, including some undocumente [...] Read full article: Democrats' $3T coronavirus relief bill e...→

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

Marijuana banking bill included in latest coronavirus relief package proposed in House

The latest coronavirus relief bill offered Tuesday contains protections for banks and other financial institutions that work with marijuana businesses in state [...] Read full article: Marijuana banking bill included in lates...→

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus relief package

Democrats included funding for state and local governments, more direct payments to individuals, money to expand testing and contact tracing, provisions for th [...] Read full article: Democrats to propose $3T coronavirus rel...→

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill

House Democrats said Tuesday that they will force a vote Friday on a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House Democrats set Friday vote on $3 tr...→

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

India's PM announces massive $260B coronavirus relief package

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Tuesday that the government will spend more than $260 billion, the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the country [...] Read full article: India's PM announces massive $260B coron...→

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M for coronavirus relief efforts in New York

Tina Fey shed tears after announcing that more than $115 million was raised toward supporting New Yorkers impacted by the coroanvirus during a virtual telethon [...] Read full article: Tina Fey announces telethon raised $115M...→

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western States Pact governors ask Congress for $1 trillion in coronavirus relief

Five Western Democratic governors on Monday asked Congress for $1 trillion in aid to plug the budgetary holes created by the novel coronavirus shutdown. Read full article: Five Western States Pact governors ask C...→

Coronavirus: Relief fund established to help vulnerable students, families

The West Contra Costa Education Fund (Ed Fund) and WCCUSD have set a $1.3 million goal for the fund. Read full article: Coronavirus: Relief fund established to ...→

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...] Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Hospitals at center of fight over liability protections in coronavirus relief bill

Some hospitals say the legal uncertainty is making them wary of resuming long-stalled elective procedures. Read full article: Hospitals at center of fight over liabil...→

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top Leaders Push For Bi-Partisan Help 'Getting Our Lives Back'

New Jersey's senior senator joined the governor's daily COVID-19 briefing to address the big question so many Garden State residents want to know: When will Ne [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SMART Fund: New Jersey's Top...→

Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronavirus Pandemic Relief

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has donated one of his six Super Bowl championship rings to an auction that raises money to provide meals for those in [...] Read full article: Kraft Offers Super Bowl Ring for Coronav...→

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant Owner Will Likely Give Back His Relief Loan

Since its opening two years ago, San Francisco's Che Fico was considered one of the hottest new restaurants in the country, but co-owner David Nayfeld said it [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Che Fico Restaurant ...→

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is defending its distribution of expired hand sanitizer for Chicago aldermen to pass out to residents around the city, sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot administration says expired ha...→

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

House aiming to vote on major coronavirus relief package next week

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to come back to work in Washington next to pass a massive coronavirus relief bill. Read full article: House aiming to vote on major coronaviru...→