Economy

White House Considers Paying Unemployed People to Return to Work

Under Senator Rob Portman's proposal, the federal government would pay $450 a week to those who return to the workforce. Republicans have argued that the extra $600 per week jobless bonus now in place is a disincentive for people to go back to work.

Illinois to Open Over 5,500 Childcare Centers at End of May

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said Friday that childcare facilities would be limited to groups of no more than 10 children each when they reopen on May 29, before being allowed to expand capacity four weeks later.

Congress Is Lost on Stimulus Mountain

As a Montanan and lifelong sportsman, I know what can happen when panic overrides common sense. And sadly, that's what I'm seeing from lawmakers in D.C.

Capitalism Creates Social Justice

Free market capitalism is the most just economic system devised by man, and the coronavirus proves the need for even more of it.

Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 Jobs

It hopes the savings of £700m will help the company weather economic difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Republicans Signal Another Stimulus Will Come—But Not Anytime Soon

The effects of anything Congress does pass will likely not be felt for months to come, with potential legislation still weeks away from being approved. Still, some GOP senators said following a meeting with President Trump that there is growing acceptance among them that more relief is inevitable.

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