President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday.Read More »
More than 42,300 people filed first-time unemployment claims in Maryland, a number that vastly exceeds the highest period of claims during the Great Recession. The state numbers come as the U.S. Department of Labor reports more than 3.2 million first-time ...
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The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented response amid record new jobless claims and mounting evidence that the economy is in a recession.Read More »
The $2 trillion stimulus package that now appears headed for congressional approval contains a variety of provisions that would offer help to Maryland, from unemployment benefits to small business loans, from extended unemployment benefits to direct payments to taxpayers. The ...Read More »
The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
Governors across the nation on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump's new accelerated timeline for reopening the U.S. economy, as they continued to impose more restrictions on travel and public life in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.Read More »
Maryland is bracing for a sharp increase in unemployment claims from the COVID-19 pandemic likely to dwarf the Great Recession’s flood of jobless and swamp the state’s $1.3 billion unemployment insurance fund. The closure of non-essential businesses coupled with orders to reduce public ...Read More »