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Breaking down the biggest economic stimulus package in US history

The $2 trillion stimulus package is the largest of its kind, allocating funds for business bailouts, governments and low-income families.
May 3, 2020

On March 25, American lawmakers passed a $2 trillion stimulus package allocating bailouts to businesses, funds for state and local governments, and direct payments to low income families among other programs...

COVID-19 severely impacts small businesses

Small businesses that comprise 99.9% of all businesses have been particularly hard-hit by COVID-19.
May 3, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis gains momentum, small businesses in the United States are facing severe financial impacts due to stay-at-home orders that have called for “non-essential businesses” to shut down...

COVID-19 ravages economy, leaving over 20 million Americans unemployed

The leisure and hospitality industry faced a massive unemployment shock in March due to COVID-19.
May 3, 2020

Over the past month, the Department of Labor released data revealing a record-breaking 20 million Americans losing their jobs as state legislatures –– in compliance with the federal government ––...

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