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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — It’s not well known, but about 4.5% of U.S. households are unbanked, meaning no one in the house has a checking or savings account. The rate… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The city of Athens finally received its share of the American Rescue Plan Act funds after a long wait from its announcement in March. The city… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — As federal stimulus money flows into states to rebuild post-pandemic, a top priority for southeast Ohio is addressing a longstanding infrastructure problem. The region exists in… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — $2.2 billion is coming to Ohio’s 88 counties from the new COVID relief package, and another $2.2 billion will go to 930 Ohio cities and villages…. Read More
The bill will deliver a new round of aid to Americans almost a year after the pandemic first upended daily life in the United States.
MURRAY, Ky. (OVR) — Major unions and one of their leading allies in the U.S. Senate are hailing tens of billions of dollars allocated for shoring up struggling union pension… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Along with individual stimulus checks and more help for the unemployed, there’s a lot of money headed to Ohio and its cities and counties… Read More
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling for bipartisan support for the upcoming House vote on the Senate-amended legislation. Such support is unlikely, as Republicans are fiercely opposed to the package.
Moderate Democrats have demanded that the $1400 stimulus checks be targeted at low and moderate income people. The change, if adopted, means the House will need to vote again on the package next week.