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.
The White House's chief economic adviser said the payment would be replaced by "some combination" of other provisions for workers.
There may be some silver linings to the pandemic, after all.
Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn said in a memo to employees Tuesday that up to 20 percent of the company's workforce will be eliminated as an "essential adjustment" to cope with financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Kentucky Republican has said in recent weeks that he is eyeing another stimulus worth around $1 trillion, which is unlikely to include another round of individual checks for Americans.
The Change.org petition calls on Biden to back the universal basic income checks until the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is over.
The supposed "freedom" to work is a cruel joke when people are forced to choose between putting food on the table and risking their lives.
The deputy secretary and wage and hour administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor defend the Department's coronavirus response.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the national unemployment rate had risen to 14.7 percent.
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.
A criminal complaint approved by federal prosecutors outlines six charges against Muge Ma, including wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to a bank.
There are fiscally prudent alternatives to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's spending binge.
The report, which is based on Forbes data for America's billionaires, showed that the total net worth of America's 600 billionaires increased by 15 percent, from $2.948 trillion to $3.382 trillion.
The White House adviser said that the unemployment percentage for May could be as high as 22 or 23 percent.
Kevin Hassett said the probability of another stimulus package is "pretty likely," an acknowledgement that more action will need to be taken to help lift the economy out of its Depression-era unemployment amid a bleak April jobs report released Friday.
If the virus keeps spreading, the unemployment rate keeps rising and the economy keeps contracting, Trump could be a one-term president—no matter what he says about China.
Unlike previous coronavirus stimulus packages, where lawmakers across the board felt they were direly needed, this one will likely feature a more strenuous political battle with tedious negotiations.
Republican senators are looking to pass new relief legislation before the July Fourth break.
New data published by the Department of Labour on Thursday revealed that 2.4 million workers filed jobless claims in the week ending May 16.
The Change.org petition calls on the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee to endorse monthly payments of $2,000 amid the pandemic.
The economic devastation of coronavirus has provided the perfect opportunity for states to end energy policy cronyism.
President Donald Trump, heading into the 2020 election campaign, is keen to reopen the economy as soon as possible.
The polarized and partisan narrative of "you can kill the economy or you can kill people" has Americans caught in the grip of fear, and it is paralyzing us.
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.