Stories tagged: "coronavirus aid"


New graduates line up before the start of commencement ceremonies. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Four PA Representatives Urge President Biden to Extend Pause on Student Loan Payments

Four Pennsylvania representatives are among a large group of Congress members urging President Joe Biden to extend the current pause on federal student loan payments and interest.

A man holds a sign that says "I lost my job because of coronavirus." Hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic and related business closures. The American Rescue Plan extends unemployment benefits to help them  through September. (Shutterstock Photo/Nata Bene)
What Does the COVID Relief Package Mean for Pennsylvania’s Unemployed?

Approximately 10% of Pennsylvania’s workforce will benefit from the unemployment program extension included in the American Rescue Plan.

US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on the public health and economic crises at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware on January 14, 2021. - President-elect Joe (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
‘We Have to Act’: Biden Announces $1.9 Trillion Relief Package

President-elect outlines how he wants to get the American economy back on track with direct aid to individuals and small businesses, funding for vaccinations, and a large investment in infrastructure.

Flight attendants, airline pilots and other aviation workers hold a protest urging the US Congress to pass a Covid-19 relief package on September 9, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
Congress Might Finally Approve Stimulus. Here’s What Americans Say They Need It For.

As a breakthrough in negotiations appears imminent, COURIER asked Americans what they would do with a new stimulus check as the coronavirus continues to rampage across the country.

Food insecurity—already approaching record levels across the United States—could get even worse if federal programs lapse at the end of December. This line of cars was seen in Florida last week. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
These Huge COVID Relief Programs Are All About to Expire. It Couldn’t Come at a Worse Time.

Millions of Americans are facing a financial cliff on New Year's Day if Republicans refuse to pass another round of COVID-19 relief.

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden answers a question as President Donald Trump listens during the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Biden, Trump Use Swing State of Pennsylvania to Take Swings at Each Other

Donald Trump attempted to use the state's coronavirus response as an example of why people shouldn't vote for Joe Biden during the debate on Thursday, but Biden took a different view.

Domestic abuse survivors missing coronavirus stimulus payments
More Than 100 Lawmakers Call on IRS to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors Get Their Missing Stimulus Checks

A national survey of 608 service providers found that 40% of DV survivors utilizing those organizations mentioned concerns about their stimulus checks.