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'We're going to pull out all the stops:' A top Senate Democrat says he'll fight to include a $600 federal unemployment benefit in Biden's stimulus plan

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, the incoming chair of the ranking Senate Finance Committee, suggested on Thursday in an exclusive interview that elements of President-elect Joe Biden's forthcoming economic rescue package could be modified during Congressional negotiations - particularly on enhanced unemployment insurance.
Wyden said he would press for a $600 federal unemployment benefit , a top priority for him and some Senate Democrats. In December, the Oregon Democrat sponsored a plan along with Sens. Chuck Schumer , Michael Bennet, Sherrod Brown, and Jack Reed.
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Biden has promised to extend the pause on student-loan payments during his first day in office. Here are other steps the new administration could take for student-debt relief

Biden has promised to extend the pause on student-loan payments during his first day in office. Here are other steps the new administration could take for student-debt relief

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden plans to prioritize federal student loan debt forgiveness on the first day of his presidency, but questions still remain on the likelihood of carrying out his forgiveness plans.
Last week, Biden's transition official David Kamin told reporters that Biden will direct the Department of Education on day one to extend the student loan forbearance program, which is the first direct promise the president-elect has made in combating the $1.6 trillion student debt crisis.
Kamin also said in the press call that Biden supports Congress canceling...
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Biden Set To Unveil Ambitious New Stimulus Plan To Control Covid-19 And Rescue The Economy

Biden Set To Unveil Ambitious New Stimulus Plan To Control Covid-19 And Rescue The Economy

3 days ago   |   By Forbes

But the new president's options may be limited by Democrats' slim majority in the Senate.
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Biden to unveil emergency coronavirus plan, with major focus on vaccines

3 days ago   |   By Washington Post

President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to unveil an emergency relief plan Thursday evening to combat the coronavirus and deliver direct aid to American families, with a major focus on boosting vaccine production and delivery as the pandemic continues its rampage.
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Biden expected to include child benefits for American households in his new stimulus proposal

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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President-elect Joe Biden is expected to expand child benefits in his new economic relief package by providing monthly payments to families with children.
This plan is an addition the Biden's plan to expand the Child Tax Credit, a plan he rolled out in September.
Expanding child benefits is an effort to combat the significant rates of child poverty in the country.
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UK aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

UK aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

LONDON - The U.K. government plans to offer a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to every adult by September as the nation's health care system battles the worst crisis in its... Read more ...

Threat of inauguration violence casts a long shadow over social media

Threat of inauguration violence casts a long shadow over social media

As the U.S. heads into one of the most perilous phases of American democracy since the Civil War, social media companies are scrambling to shore up their patchwork defenses for... Read more ...

The Latest: Biden aide says virus vaccine plan on track

The Latest: Biden aide says virus vaccine plan on track

WASHINGTON - Incoming White House chief of staff Ron Klain says the coronavirus pandemic will get worse before it gets better, projecting another 100,000 deaths from COVID-19... Read more ...

After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair...

After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and India's Narendra Modi booted from social media

Summary List Placement President Trump's social media ban has opened a can of worms for tech firms who face calls from activists and academics to clamp down on other populist... Read more ...

Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of 'irrational exuberance,' but the...

Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of 'irrational exuberance,' but the stock market is not in a bubble, says UBS

Summary List Placement UBS's Mark Haefele said in a Friday note that while cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of "irrational exuberance," investors shouldn't worry that the... Read more ...

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan...

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could do more harm than good, says one top Wall Street strategist

Summary List Placement The US economy is receiving fresh fiscal support after months of plodding negotiations. But one measure of the labor market suggests the massive stimulus... Read more ...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe... Read more ...

FINDING A JOB IN 2021: Your guide to making big career moves and landing the...

FINDING A JOB IN 2021: Your guide to making big career moves and landing the role you've always wanted

Summary List Placement To put it lightly, job searching during a pandemic can be a challenge. Worldwide lockdowns have forced remote work, and the resulting recession has... Read more ...

I'm a business coach who made $400,000 while pregnant with my first child...

I'm a business coach who made $400,000 while pregnant with my first child. Here are 5 strategies I lived by to balance motherhood and running a company

Summary List Placement When I discovered I was pregnant with my first child in January, I remember being terrified. I was excited about being a mom, but - as a female... Read more ...

US small-cap stocks have raced ahead of their bigger peers in 2021. Experts...

US small-cap stocks have raced ahead of their bigger peers in 2021. Experts say a number of factors could send them higher

Summary List Placement The stock market recovery from the coronavirus crash in the spring of 2020 was all about the biggest US names: Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and... Read more ...