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5 Months Later and More Than 8 Million Americans Are Still Waiting on Their Stimulus Checks

A new government watchdog report out Monday found individuals eligible for the economic impact payments approved by the CARES Act earlier this year have yet to receive that money because of inadequate IRS and Treasury Department records.

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This Worker Got Laid Off Twice Since the Economic Crisis Began. Here’s How He’s Surviving.

“The only thing keeping me from losing my apartment is that I applied and received two months of rent from the Allegheny County Housing Authority."

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Warren and Schumer: Trump Can (and Should) Cancel Up to $50,000 of Student Debts on His Own

Senators introduce a resolution that calls on Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to use executive authority to eliminate some federal student loan debts.

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Everything You Need to Know About Trump’s Reduced Benefits Program for Jobless Pennsylvanians

Trump's executive action does nothing for 30,000 Pennsylvanians who currently receive less than $100 a week in state unemployment benefits.

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How Biden Wants to Help Parents Find Affordable Child Care That Fits Their Needs

By the time her son was born in 2017, “$1,000 a month only got my son half day care” at a good childcare provider, one mom said.

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Trump’s Payroll Tax Stunt Could Hurt Millions of Pennsylvanians on Social Security and Medicare

Payroll taxes fund both the federal health insurance program and the federal retirement program.

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GOP Senate Lets $600 Weekly Benefit Expire as PA Wrestles With Massive Unemployment

While most lawmakers head home for the weekend, out-of-work Pennsylvanians are left anxiously awaiting news of what their future holds.