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Fewer Americans may get a second stimulus check. What we know about the next round of payments

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As the Coronavirus Spreads, Drug Pricing Legislation Remains Stalled

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WASHINGTON — When President Trump visited Senate Republicans last month for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began ripping across the country, Senator Charles E. Grassley, the powerful chairman of the Finance Committee, confronted him about whether he still wanted to fulfill his years-old promise of lowering the cost......
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Nearly 1.1 million Americans on unemployment face risky jobless period

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hundreds of unemployed workers wait in long lines outside the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims on June 19, 2020 in Frankfort, Kentucky. John Sommers II | Getty Images More than 1 million Americans have started dipping......
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Senate Democrats will oppose GOP police reform bill, setting up stalemate in Congress

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Democrats said Tuesday that they plan to block a vote on Republican legislation to reform policing guidelines, calling it “irrevocably flawed” and setting up a stalemate in the Senate over how to address police violence in the midst of......
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Virginia governor announces legislation to make Juneteenth an official holiday

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he’s making Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. — an official holiday in a state that was once home to the capital of the Confederacy.......
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Trump administration wants to replace $600 unemployment benefit with back-to-work bonus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 15, 2020. Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/CNP/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Trump administration wants to end......
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$600 unemployment benefits are ‘life-saving’ for this waiter: ‘I’m right at the edge’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Matt Marfoglia, a waiter at the Tasting Kitchen in Los Angeles, was furloughed in March. Enhanced unemployment benefits are helping him make ends meet financially, but they may end after July. Matt Marfoglia Matt Marfoglia was living paycheck to paycheck......
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Cuomo signs major police reform legislation banning chokeholds statewide, mandates department changes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed police reform legislation into law on Friday, more than two weeks after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis sparked a nationwide movement.  The governor signed into law a bundle of police reform bills passed......
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Additional stimulus legislation may be coming. Here’s what could be in it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Residents of Milford, Pennsylvania, and surrounding Pike County demonstrate against Governor Tom Wolf and ongoing business closures amid the coronavirus pandemic. Preston Ehrler | SOPA Images | Getty Images Americans who are eager for more help from the government could......
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George Floyd Laid To Rest, New York Police Legislation, EPA Rules During Pandemic

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NPR George Floyd will be buried in Houston, Texas today. We’ll hear from friends who say his death has sparked new conversations about being black in America. Also, New York’s legislature quickly passed new laws regulating police policy. And, an NPR investigation found many companies have sought exceptions to EPA......
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159 million stimulus checks have been sent. What to do if you still haven’t received yours

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Donald Trump’s name appears on the coronavirus economic assistance checks that were sent to citizens across the country April 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images If you’re eligible for a $1,200 stimulus check and......
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That $600 unemployment benefit is likely going away. New plan would pay Americans a ‘bonus’ to return to work

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The normally busy boardwalk at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, was still largely shuttered on May 24. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images The $600 enhancement to weekly unemployment checks is ending at the end of July. While Democrats want......
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Too little or too much money? No payment at all? Here’s what the IRS says about inaccurate stimulus payments

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here NoDerog | iStock | Getty Images Millions of Americans have received their economic stimulus payments of up to $1,200 a person. But some are taking a look at those sums and wondering what happened. Some are finding that those checks......
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Pelosi sees negotiations on new $3 trillion coronavirus legislation: CBS

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FILE PHOTO – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters in Washington, U.S., May 14, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday there will be negotiations on the new $3 trillion coronavirus relief legislation passed by......
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Schumer to introduce legislation preventing Trump from signing stimulus checks

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Schumer’s proposal comes after the Treasury Department ordered that Trump’s name appear on millions of stimulus checks sent out by the Internal Revenue Service, following the passage of a $2 trillion rescue package in March. Critics said the signature seemed......

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