Fiscal and Economic News from
Around the Nation

July 2020

Source: The Washington Post
Jul 9, 2020
GOP Eyes Narrowing Second Round of $1,200 Stimulus Payments
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Source: Bloomberg
Jul 9, 2020
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall While Corporate Cuts Signal More Pain
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Source: The Hill
Jul 8, 2020
Deficit Rises to Record $2.7 Trillion amid Pandemic: CBO
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Source: Reuters
Jul 8, 2020
Fed Officials Suggest U.S. Recovery May Be Stalling
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 8, 2020
Defense Spending Bill Finds Creative Ways to Shift Billions
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Source: AP News
Jul 8, 2020
McConnell Eyes Virus Aid as Evictions, Benefits Cuts Loom
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Source: POLITICO
Jul 7, 2020
Congress Wary on Future Aid as Well-Connected Businesses Rake in Millions
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Source: Bloomberg
Jul 7, 2020
White House Wants Stimulus by August Recess with $1 Trillion Cap
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Source: Bloomberg
Jul 7, 2020
U.S. Job Openings Unexpectedly Increase as Hires Climb to Record
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Source: The Hill
Jul 6, 2020
Dems Add $24.4 Billion in Emergency COVID Spending to Health Bill
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 6, 2020
Senate GOP Aid Package May Tailor Payments to Low-Income Households
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 6, 2020
Small-Business Loan Funding Details Released
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Source: The Washington Post
Jul 6, 2020
Congress Departs for Two-Week Recess Without Addressing Coronavirus Spikes, Economic Strains
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Source: Roll Call
Jul 6, 2020
Medicaid Enrollment Increase Puts Pressure on State Budgets
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Source: AP News
Jul 4, 2020
Trump Signs Extension of COVID-Relief Fund for Businesses
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Source: POLITICO
Jul 3, 2020
Employment Won't Recover for a Decade, CBO Says
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Source: The New York Times
Jul 2, 2020
Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Surges and Economy Struggles
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Source: NPR
Jul 2, 2020
Hiring Surged in June with 4.8 Million Jobs Added Before New Spike in Infections
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Source: AP News
Jul 2, 2020
House Approves $1.5T Plan to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure
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Source: POLITICO
Jul 1, 2020
House Agrees to Extend Small Business Rescue Program
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Source: AP News
Jul 1, 2020
Senate Extends Small Business Coronavirus Relief Program
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June 2020

Source: Bloomberg
Jun 30, 2020
Unemployment Payments by Treasury Hit Pandemic High in June
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Source: Roll Call
Jun 30, 2020
Senate Republicans Begin Drafting New Coronavirus Relief Bill
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Source: The Washington Post
Jun 30, 2020
Workers Are Getting Laid Off for a Second Time, as the Virus’s Surge Puts Reopenings on Hold
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Source: The New York Times
Jun 30, 2020
Paycheck Program Ends With $130 Billion Unspent, and Uncertainty Ahead
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