During his announcement of the “American Rescue Plan,” President-elect Joe Biden pushed for the minimum wage in the United States to be raised to at least $15 an hour.
The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in layoffs.
Legislation providing for the $600 payments, which was approved by lawmakers at the end of last month, stipulated that the departments needed to issue all payments by Friday.
The bill would also create an office that would be responsible for counseling people who are trying to get on unemployment.
“It would send a powerful message to the American people," Rubio wrote.
Since the last round of stimulus payments, family circumstances may have changed for a lot of Americans -- like having a child or getting married.
While the IRS and Treasury have distributed the bulk of the anticipated $164 million in second-round of relief payments for Americans faster than the first time, millions have not gotten payments yet or found hiccups in the distribution.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly to 787,000, evidence of a job market stumbling in the face of the viral pandemic and the damage it has inflicted on the economy for nearly 10 months.
After the COVID-19 pandemic caused millions of people to lose jobs in 2020, a Senate Democrat on Wednesday filed a proposal that would increase the amount and duration of state unemployment benefits.
If you see 'Payment #2 Status - Not Available,' you will not receive the $600 and must claim the 'Recovery Rebate Credit' on your 2020 tax return.
If you went to the IRS stimulus tracking website and saw a bank account number that wasn't yours, H&R Block says don't worry. You're not alone.
Will you receive a third stimulus check?
A Leon County circuit judge has scheduled a hearing next month to decide whether to toss out a class-action lawsuit that seeks damages because of problems with the state’s unemployment-compensation system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Internal Revenue Service has launched an online tool to help you check the status of your second stimulus payment.
The Wine and Grape Growers Association said that it may take a while, but they believe the industry will rebound eventually.
Sen. McConnell and other Republicans scuttled efforts for a standalone vote.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the payments will continue into next week.
The world's second-busiest cruise ship port is mostly a ghost town since COVID-19.
Beach Patrol said it had to close some ramps for parts of the day because they reached capacity.
In a rare New Year’s Day session, the Republican-led Senate voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of the annual defense bill, the first of his presidency.