House set to approve relief bill as unemployment soars » Lawmakers in the House are expected to send the Senate’s $2 trillion economic rescue package to the president’s desk today. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday…
Senate again fails to advance coronavirus bill, but reportedly make progress in talks » Another day of deadlock on Capitol Hill as the Senate again failed to make concrete progress on a coronavirus response bill.
Senate stimulus plan fails to move forward » The Senate failed on Sunday to move forward on a massive bipartisan stimulus plan to prop up the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. crosses 10,000 confirmed coronavirus cases » The United States now has more than 10,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19. And the U.S. death toll now stands at about 170.
Bay area authorities issue “shelter in place” order » Authorities in the San Francisco Bay area are placing six counties on lockdown—issuing “shelter in place” orders for nearly 7 million residents. Effective today, officials are prohibiting non-essential travel and they’re closing down non-essential businesses.
Federal government announces new countermeasures against coronavirus » The federal government is moving forward with a range of measures to fight the coronavirus and give financial relief to Americans.