President Joe Biden signed on Monday an executive order that aims to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers, according to administration officials.
The federal government has delivered two stimulus checks to tens of millions of Americans as part of an effort to blunt the economic pain triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, but many are wondering how the payments could affect your 2020 taxes as filing season approaches.
Joe Biden’s ambitious opening bid, his $1.9 trillion American Rescue economic package, will test the new president’s relationship with Congress.
The Senate Finance Committee has approved President Joe Biden’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the nation’s 78th Treasury secretary.
Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging pandemic.
California may have paid out nearly $10 billion in phony coronavirus unemployment claims — more than double the previous estimate — with some of that money going to organized crime in other countries.
The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and a sign that the resurgent virus has likely escalated layoffs.
The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in layoffs.
With the crab season finally underway, we had hoped to see the first catches come back to port Wednesday afternoon. But we will have to wait a bit longer.
The U.S. government's deficit in the first three months of the budget year was a record-breaking $572.9 billion, 60.7% higher than the same period a year ago.
Senate Democrats plan to make another coronavirus relief package — including sending an additional stimulus payment to many Americans — one of their top priorities for the year once they assume control of the chamber.
For the first time in the company's history, Safeway grocery drivers have unionized, a spokesman for United Food and Commercial Workers says on Friday.
U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,000 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering as the viral pandemic tightens its grip on consumers and businesses.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly to 787,000, evidence of a job market stumbling in the face of the viral pandemic and the damage it has inflicted on the economy for nearly 10 months.
In 2021, several cities in San Mateo County will increase local minimum wage beyond California's 2021 rate of $14 per hour for employers with more than 25 employees.
Gift cards you received over the holidays may only have value for a limited time, as so many retailers face bankruptcy and economic uncertainty.
Well over 1.1 million new unemployment claims just last week, down only slightly from the previous week but well over any other we experienced in the Great Recession.
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits fell last week amid a rise in COVID-19 infections and new restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the disease.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said some Americans could receive $600 COVID-19 stimulus checks as soon as Tuesday night as a second round of payments begins rolling out.
Here's who wins and loses out with the next round of federal stimulus money.