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Fact Check: Is Only 9% of Joe Biden's COVID Stimulus Plan Going to Public Health?

12 days ago   |   By Newsweek

President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Act, his answer to COVID-19 recovery, has divided Congress along party lines as lawmakers work toward drafting a budget reconciliation package.
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House aims to vote on Covid relief bill by the end of next week, Pelosi says

12 days ago   |   By CNBC

Democrats are trying to pass their $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill before March 14, when key unemployment programs expire.
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Pelosi says House Democrats are aiming to vote on their $1.9 trillion stimulus package at the end of next week

Pelosi says House Democrats are aiming to vote on their $1.9 trillion stimulus package at the end of next week

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that House Democrats were aiming to set up a floor vote for President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion federal rescue package at the end of next week. But she acknowledged that some procedural hurdles remained.
Pelosi said at her weekly press conference that Democrats in the House wanted to vote on the package by the end of February.
"At the same time, there is communication with the Senate as to what the Byrd rule will allow in the bills as we go forward," Pelosi said, referring to a part of the reconciliation process that...
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A Texas ER doctor said reopening too soon is 'devastating' to state's...

A Texas ER doctor said reopening too soon is 'devastating' to state's medical community

Summary List Placement Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that he would lift Texas' mask mandate and reopen the state "100%" starting next Wednesday, but a Texas ER doctor... Read more ...

Senate confirms Rouse as top economic adviser to Biden

Senate confirms Rouse as top economic adviser to Biden

The Senate confirmed Cecilia Rouse on Tuesday to become chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, making her the first Black person to serve in that role in the... Read more ...

New York Democratic lawmakers say they're open to impeaching Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Democratic lawmakers say they're open to impeaching Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Summary List Placement New York lawmakers from the Democratic side of the aisle are calling for accountability in the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's growing sexual harassment... Read more ...

Some Senate Democrats eye changes to unemployment benefits and direct...

Some Senate Democrats eye changes to unemployment benefits and direct payments in the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan

Summary List Placement Senate Democrats are up against a narrow timeline to approve a $1.9 trillion stimulus package and get it to President Joe Biden's desk. But some... Read more ...

Senate confirms Rhode Island governor as Biden's commerce secretary

Senate confirms Rhode Island governor as Biden's commerce secretary

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo will help guide the administration's economic response as the U.S. moves to get past the pandemic. Read more ...

Biden announces the US will have enough vaccines for 'every adult in...

Biden announces the US will have enough vaccines for 'every adult in America' by the end of May

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that the US will have enough vaccine doses for "every adult in America" by the end of May, speeding up the... Read more ...

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany joins Fox News

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany joins Fox News

Summary List Placement Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany will join Fox News, the network announced Tuesday. Fox News host Harris Faulkner shared the news with... Read more ...

CBOE files for approval to list the first US bitcoin ETF

CBOE files for approval to list the first US bitcoin ETF

Summary List Placement The Chicago Board Options Exchange has filed a request with the US Securities and Exchange Commission seeking approval to list shares of asset manager... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark Invest snaps back with near record inflows following a...

Cathie Wood's Ark Invest snaps back with near record inflows following a week of outflows amid tech decline

Summary List Placement Cathie Wood's Ark Invest bounced back from record outflows last week with near record inflows, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The Ark... Read more ...

Nike exec Ann Hebert departs after ties to son's sneaker business revealed

Nike exec Ann Hebert departs after ties to son's sneaker business revealed

A top Nike executive has stepped down after she was linked to her son's lucrative sneaker-flipping business. Ann Hebert, the sportswear giant's vice president and general... Read more ...