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Capitol Report: Senate prepares to vote on coronavirus-aid bill after snag over unemployment benefits

The Senate appeared back on track to vote on a sweeping package designed to cushion the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Americans, after hitting a snag late Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Capitol Report: Senate approves $2 trillion coronavirus-aid bill, sending measure to House for vote

The Senate late Wednesday approved a sweeping package designed to cushion the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Americans, sending the measure to the House of Representatives for a planned vote on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Stocks higher despite dire jobs report after Senate approves historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

U.S. stocks jumped Thursday morning, despite a report from the Labor Department that showed unemployment claims soared to 3.28 million last week, as the coronavirus pandemic shut down businesses across the nation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Capitol Report: Pelosi predicts House will pass $2 trillion coronavirus bill with ‘strong bipartisan vote’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday predicted speedy passage for a $2 trillion package aimed at cushioning the effects of the coronavirus on Americans, as she planned a vote for Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

What the new $2.2 trillion stimulus bill means for unemployment benefits

Andrew Kelly/Reuters The Senate passed a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill Wednesday evening to bolster the US economy during the coronavirus pandemic. The bill now needs to pass in the House of Represen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Capitol Report: McConnell predicts passage today of coronavirus aid bill in Senate

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday was moving to approve a sweeping package designed to cushion the blow of the coronavirus on Americans, as the pandemic gut-punches the economy and newly detected cases increase......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2020

Capitol Report: McConnell, Pelosi say deal on coronavirus stimulus is close

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday were optimistic about the prospects a compromise trillion-dollar coronavirus economic stimulus bill would be agreed to later in the day......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

Capitol Report: Senate passes House’s coronavirus relief bill, turns its focus to broader stimulus

The Senate on Wednesday works to approve a House-passed coronavirus bill that targets paid leave and testing, as lawmakers and the Trump administration already look ahead to other, broader stimulus efforts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2020

Capitol Report: Senate aims to pass House’s coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday and turn its focus to broader stimulus

The Senate on Wednesday works to approve a House-passed coronavirus bill that targets paid leave and testing, as lawmakers and the Trump administration already look ahead to other, broader stimulus efforts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 18th, 2020

Capitol Report: Senate seen passing coronavirus bill around midweek, as Washington also works on more aid

The Republican-led Senate appears on track to pass a bipartisan coronavirus bill around the middle of the week. Lawmakers also are working on other measures to aid Americans, small businesses and other sectors of the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2020

Capitol Report: Senate seen passing coronavirus bill around midweek, as lawmakers also work on more aid

The Republican-led Senate appears on track to pass a bipartisan coronavirus bill around the middle of the week. Lawmakers also are working on other measures to aid Americans, small businesses and other sectors of the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 16th, 2020

Capitol Report: Congress tries to find agreement on coronavirus aid

U.S. lawmakers on Thursday are working to find agreement on coronavirus legislation, after President Donald Trump and the top Republicans in the House and Senate criticize a wide-ranging bill from House Democrats......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 12th, 2020

Capitol Report: House approves $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, sending measure to Trump

In a quick voice vote on Friday, the House of Representatives OKs a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package to help the U.S. economy cope with the pandemic. The passage comes after a Republican congressman’s effort to slow down the measure flops......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Pelosi expects bipartisan House vote for $2 trillion coronavirus bill Friday

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she expected the chamber to pass an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill when it meets on Friday, after the Senate overwhelmingly approved the unprecedented economic rescue legislation Wednesday evening......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

One chart shows how much cash you should expect from the coronavirus stimulus, based on your salary

REUTERS/Tom Brenner The Senate passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill to help support the the country's economy during the novel coronavirus pandemic, with the House of Representatives set to vote on the bill Friday morning. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

Groups against Trump’s oil boost and hopeful for emissions contingencies consider coronavirus bill a wash

The $2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed by the Senate, now awaiting the House vote and President Trump’s signature, produced a mixed result as far as leading environmental advocates are concerned......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Economic Report: A record 3.28 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week due to coronavirus

The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week rocketed to a record 3.28 million as large parts of the U.S. economy shut down and companies laid off scores of workers to cope with the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Senate sends House $2 trillion coronavirus bill; vote expected Friday

The U.S. Senate's unanimous passage of an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill sent the unprecedented economic rescue legislation to the House of Representatives, whose leaders hope to pass it on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

Uber"s CEO welcomed a $2 trillion stimulus bill that would finally let US drivers claim unemployment insurance

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan The Senate on Wednesday passed its $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill, which included pro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

After Senate vote, massive U.S. coronavirus bill moves to the House

The U.S. Senate's unanimous passage of a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill sent the unprecedented economic legislation to the House of Representatives, whose Democratic leaders hope to pass it on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Dow futures head lower ahead of key employment report as Senate approves historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020