Economy


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Some Businesses Are Done With Trump and GOP After Riots

Companies are growing skittish about lawmakers who backed Trump’s false claims of election fraud and suspends political donations.

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Meet Isabel Guzmán, Biden’s Choice to Be the Next Small Business Administrator

“We have to build our economy back better from this pandemic,” Isabel Guzmán said.

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Latino Lawmakers Slam Sen. McConnell for Blocking Relief to Americans

"American families are struggling to put food on the table and make their mortgage & rent payments," Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) said.

Memes erupted across social media in response to US government plans to send $600 stimulus checks to many Americans.
The Best $600 Stimulus Check Memes and Tweets You Need to See Right Now

The government is finally sending a bit of help to the American people—and social media was quick to respond with memes.

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Thousands of Floricuas Could Spend the New Year in the Dark if Moratoriums Are Not Extended

Marta Orbe and Bethzaida Vázquez are among the thousands of residents that could be evicted or lose utility services if moratoriums are not extended in Florida.

Despite their service to the country, the US military has not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and hunger has soared among military families, according to reports.
Almost 40% of Military Families Are Struggling to Put Food on the Table

Despite their service, military families have not been spared the economic ravages of the pandemic and food insecurity is reportedly soaring. Over the past nine months, hunger and food insecurity have soared across the United States, as the coronavirus pandemic has destroyed jobs, livelihoods, and thrust tens of millions into precarious economic situations. Among the...

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SNAP Applications Are Spiking. Advocates Say Congress Needs to Expand the Program Now.

Florida counties are seeing a surge of food insecurity. In Miami-Dade County, it has increased from 11.8% to 15.9%. In Bradford County, it has jumped to 19.1%, and in Marion County, it's at 17.9%.