The Latest: Our Economy
The Race for Virus Money Is On. Lobbyists Are Standing By.
• March 28, 2020 12:14 PM
The federal government is open for coronavirus business, and the scramble to get some of it is on.
Trump Suggests He Can Gag Inspector General for Stimulus Bailout Program
• March 27, 2020 12:09 PM
When President Trump signed the $2 trillion economic stabilization package on Friday to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, he undercut a crucial safeguard that Democrats insisted upon as a condition of agreeing to include a $500 billion corporate bailout fund.
Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries
• March 25, 2020 12:55 PM
Restaurants and retailers will get a tweak to federal tax law they have been seeking for more than a year that could save them $15 billion. Community banks are being granted their long-held wish of being freed to reduce the amount of capital they have to hold in reserve.