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Trump seeking $250B more for small businesses

President Donald Trump says his administration is asking congressional leaders to swiftly commit another $250 billion to replenish a new $349 billion small-business coronavirus program that is being overwhelmed by surging demand. (April 7)

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Trump seeking $250B more for small businesses

President Donald Trump says his administration is asking congressional leaders to swiftly commit another $250 billion to replenish a new $349 billion small-business coronavirus program that is being overwhelmed by surging demand. (April 7) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress … read more

Trump’s Inspector General Has Expressed Dim Views of Congressional Oversight

Trump’s Inspector General Has Expressed Dim Views of Congressional Oversight WASHINGTON — Amid the blur of President Trump’s impeachment proceedings last December, the Government Accountability Office received a terse message from the White House regarding its investigation into why security … read more

Mnuchin speaks with congressional leaders about additional $250B for Paycheck Protection Program

Mnuchin speaks with congressional leaders about additional $250B for Paycheck Protection Program Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Tuesday he’s working with congressional leaders to … read more

U.S. unemployment to shoot up while GDP declines in second quarter: congressional estimators

U.S. unemployment to shoot up while GDP declines in second quarter: congressional estimators © Reuters. Signage is seen posted on the entrance of the New York State Department of Labor offices, which closed to the public due to the coronavirus … read more

The Safety Net Is Stronger. What Happens After the Coronavirus?

The Safety Net Is Stronger. What Happens After the Coronavirus? WASHINGTON — President Trump and congressional Republicans spent the last three years fighting to cut anti-poverty programs and expand work rules, so their support for emergency relief — especially in … read more

Congressional leaders scramble to derail Massie bid to drag out vote on $2T coronavirus bill

Congressional leaders scramble to derail Massie bid to drag out vote on $2T coronavirus bill Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. The House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly approved a … read more

Biden calls for ‘oversight’ of virus aid package

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the congressional aid package addressing the coronavirus outbreak goes a long way. But the former vice president says the agreement requires “meticulous oversight” and isn’t all-encompassing. (March 25) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress … read more

Illinois congressional delegation asks Defense Department to help with National Guard costs

Illinois congressional delegation asks Defense Department to help with National Guard costs The Illinois National Guard operates a COVID-19 drive-thru test site for medical personnel and first responders at 6959 Forest Preserve Drive on Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020. | … read more

Congress closing in on virus aid package

Congressional officials say a deal appears to be at hand Tuesday on a nearly $2 trillion measure aimed at easing the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. (March 24) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP … read more

Congressional resolution seeks international probe of China’s coronavirus handling

Congressional resolution seeks international probe of China’s coronavirus handling Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., are demanding China fork over money to … read more

Congressional rescue talks churn as coronavirus crisis expands

Congressional rescue talks churn as coronavirus crisis expands By ANDREW TAYLOR, JONATHAN LEMIRE and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON — Top-level negotiations between Congress and the White House churned late into the night over a now nearly $2 trillion economic rescue package, … read more

Live updates: Neo-Nazi sees little support in latest congressional bid

Live updates: Neo-Nazi sees little support in latest congressional bid Arthur Jones was the Republican nominee in the 3rd Congressional District in the November general election. He lost to incumbent Rep. Dan Lipinski. | Marcus DiPaola/Sun-Times Voters are braving emergency … read more

More Industry Regulations Are Needed to Improve US Cybersecurity, Congressional Report Says

More Industry Regulations Are Needed to Improve US Cybersecurity, Congressional Report Says New mandates should increase companies’ network monitoring and allow them to share data with a new government bureau, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission wrote. The U.S. government should require … read more

Top U.S. congressional Democrats urge worker protections during coronavirus outbreak

Top U.S. congressional Democrats urge worker protections during coronavirus outbreak WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The two top U.S. congressional Democrats urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to act quicker to protect workers affected by the deadly coronavirus, including free testing for … read more