Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

February 2021

Source: Associated Press
Feb 26, 2021
COVID-19 Bill Must Drop Minimum Wage Hike, Arbiter Decides
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Source: NPR
Feb 26, 2021
Biden's $1.9 Trillion Rescue Plan: Vital Medicine or Costly Overkill?
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 25, 2021
Jobless Claims Decline as Coronavirus Cases Ease
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Source: Roll Call
Feb 24, 2021
Republicans Divided on Democrats’ Push to Restore Earmarks
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Source: Reuters
Feb 22, 2021
U.S. House Budget Panel Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Aid Bill
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Source: Bloomberg
Feb 22, 2021
Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan Enters 3-Week Dash in Congress
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 21, 2021
Biden’s Coronavirus Relief Plan Will Add $1.9 Trillion to the Federal Deficit, the Budget Office Finds
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Source: The Washington Post
Feb 19, 2021
How Many Americans Are Unemployed? It’s Likely a Lot More Than 10 Million
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Source: Roll Call
Feb 18, 2021
Clone of How Many Americans Are Unemployed? It’s Likely a Lot More Than 10 Million
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Source: CNN
Feb 18, 2021
Jobless Claims Jump: Another 861,000 Americans Filed for Initial Benefits Last Week
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Source: The Washington Post
Feb 17, 2021
Mostly United Over Covid Relief, Democrats Face Divisions Over Biden’s Massive Second Economic Plan
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 16, 2021
The House Moves to Finalize the Next Coronavirus Stimulus Package by End of Next Week
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Source: The Hill
Feb 16, 2021
CBO: Public Debt to Surpass 200 Percent of GDP in 2051
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 15, 2021
Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears Behind
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Source: POLITICO
Feb 13, 2021
Biden’s Stimulus Gamble: Massive Cuts to Medicare, Farm Aid
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Source: The Hill
Feb 11, 2021
House Panel Advances Portion of Relief Package That Includes $1,400 Checks
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Source: The Washington Post
Feb 11, 2021
U.S. Federal Debt to Exceed Size of Economy Even Before Biden Stimulus Is Approved, CBO Says
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Source: The Hill
Feb 10, 2021
House Panel Advances Measure Expanding Unemployment Benefits in Relief Package
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Source: Associated Press
Feb 10, 2021
Budget Deficit Totals Record $735.7 Billion Through January
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 8, 2021
House Democrats Reject Plan to Sharply Curtail $1,400 Stimulus Payments in Coronavirus Relief Package
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 8, 2021
Minimum Wage Hike Would Help Poverty but Cost Jobs, Budget Office Says
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 7, 2021
Yellen Warns Jobs Will be Slow to Rebound Without Stimulus
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Source: The Washington Post
Feb 7, 2021
Senior Democrats to Unveil $3,000-Per-Child Benefit as Biden Stimulus Gains Steam
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Source: The New York Times
Feb 4, 2021
Unemployment Claims Fall, but Labor Market Remains Turbulent
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Source: The Hill
Feb 3, 2021
House Approves Budget Resolution for COVID-19 Package
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