If Congress agrees to send another economic stimulus payment to you -- and there's no guarantee -- this is what we're hearing about how much money might actually arrive.
In Harris County, a mask order is in place that requires both employees and customers over the age of 10 to wear a face covering inside of businesses. With the new requirement, ABC13 asked Dr. Stacey Rose of Baylor College of Medicine which masks should people be wearing and how should they be worn to ensure effectiveness.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced face coverings will be mandatory in public, both indoors and outdoors when it’s impossible to maintain 6 feet of physical distance from others.
Mask wearing has become a topic of fierce debate in the United States. People opposed to mask mandates have staged protests, and one local health official in Orange County, Calif., quit her job after receiving a death threat for a mask order. Not long after, California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered Californians to wear face coverings in public.
The US economy is reopening gradually but America's joblessness crisis continues to roar on.
Governments around the world are rolling back some of the most severe aspects of quarantine. After months of being cooped up and kept apart, friends and family will eventually begin to socialize again. Some workers will return to the office, and public spaces — from restaurants to movie theaters — will begin to implement strategies to make returning customers feel safe.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has already delivered more than 140 million Economic Impact Payments (EIPs, or stimulus checks) worth $239 billion by direct deposit to accounts at financial institutions, Direct Express card accounts, and by check.
The House passed a bill Friday (The Heroes Act) which provides a second round of stimulus checks, and the questions are flying in. Here are the facts on five key areas of stimulus check details that I keep getting. Let’s dive right in with the facts.
The $3 trillion Heroes Act—a massive piece of economic rescue legislation proposed by House Democrats on Tuesday—includes a provision for another round of stimulus checks sent directly to Americans, though Senate Republicans suggest the bill may be “DOA.”
Stimulus checks are arriving either directly to bank accounts or through the mail and if you have outstanding debt, creditors may try to seize it. A lot of people really need this stimulus money to pay for rent or buy food, but if you have outstanding debts with creditors you could be in for some disappointment.
If you received your stimulus payment but are entitled to more money, here's what you need to know.
‘I have a very low income, and yet I did not receive a $1,200 stimulus check. My daughter recently moved out of town, but claimed me as a dependent on her 2019 tax form. I am 61 years of age. She won’t be claiming me as a dependent on her 2020 filing. Will I be able to receive my stimulus check under the CARES Act and, if so, will my check still be offset? Is that cheating the Internal Revenue Service? I also have debts. Will they be garnished? If I can qualify this year, when will I get my check?
A bill to provide monthly payments of $2,000 to Americans within a certain age and income bracket, proposed by Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio., and Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., is gaining steam with a batch of new congressional supporters.
Whether they need more yeast for stress baking or the comfort of Kraft macaroni and cheese, Americans sequestered by social distancing are shopping for groceries online. But for many low-income households using food stamps, that can happen only in person.
Americans who say they didn’t receive the full stimulus payment due to them under the $2 trillion stimulus package will have to wait until 2021 to get the rest of their money, the IRS said in an updated post on its website.
In most states, SNAP recipients aren’t allowed to use their benefits for hot meals from restaurants. The SNAP CARRY Act wants to change that.
What’s the latest on a second stimulus check? Here’s what you need to know - and how it can affect you.
Banks can now allow savings account holders to make an unlimited number of transfers or withdrawals, the Federal Reserve Board announced Friday.
Why it’s taken so long for some states to set up unemployment programs for freelancers, gig economy workers, and self-employed people.
Amazon is now accepting food stamp benefits in seven states as part of a pilot program with the Department of Agriculture, the tech giant announced. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beneficiaries in New York, Washington, Alabama, Iowa, Nebraska, Florida and Oregon can apply their benefits to online Amazon grocery orders, as well as other participating stores, according to a blog post from Kristina Herrmann, Amazon's director of underserved populations.