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The Senate was about to approve the largest recovery bill in U.S. history on Wednesday night when Minority Leader Chuck Schumer hit pause, realizing something was missing — revised language designed to bar President Donald Trump from getting money for his own businesses.
The $2 trillion congressional coronavirus assistance package would provide badly needed relief for millions of Americans and businesses but little for one organization already in desperate financial health.
The U.S. Postal Service has been in money trouble for years. Now, covid-19, the disease the virus causes, is forcing the quasi-governmental agency into a fight for its life.
Several New York representatives called for a boost to the nonprofit museum industry as its funding streams dry up and its doors remained closed.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he is implementing a 90-day stop to all evictions for residential and commercial tenants on Friday, March 20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic — after the Old Astoria Neighborhood Association (OANA) called for specific relief of small landlords’ mortgage payments.
Since the coronavirus outbreak placed the MTA in the position of providing essential service to New Yorkers and losing billions to ridership loss from self-quarantine measures, members of New York’s Congressional delegation is backing the authority’s $4 billion request for federal funds.
This year’s census has pulled up all boots on the ground, for now, as the Census Bureau announced Wednesday it had suspended field operations for the rest of the month due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing the U.S. Census Bureau to temporarily suspend all field operations for the 2020 census for two weeks until April 1, the agency announced Wednesday in a statement on its website.
House Democrats on Thursday introduced two bills to penalize individuals for spreading misinformation about the upcoming 2020 census.