Chamber of Commerce calls for end to enhanced jobless aid

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling for Washington to immediately stop paying out-of-work Americans an extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits, saying the boost in government aid is giving some recipients less incentive to look for work.

In new pandemic low, unemployment numbers fall to 498,000

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 498,000, the lowest point since the viral pandemic struck 14 months ago and a sign of the job market’s growing strength as businesses reopen and consumers step up spending.

Gov. DeSantis calls cruise industry halt 'fundamentally unfair'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just announced the next steps that will bring the cruise industry closer to sailing again. First will come test cruises, to be followed by restricted passenger voyages. However, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the CDC has been taking too long to green-light sailings and expressed his frustration at a news conference in Satellite Beach on Wednesday.