The bill will deliver a new round of aid to Americans almost a year after the pandemic first upended daily life in the United States.
The package delivers a new round of financial assistance to Americans grappling with the impact of the pandemic. The House will need to vote on the final version.
CHICAGO — The U.S. Senate is considering the latest COVID-19 relief bill, which has already passed in the House. One of the larger portions of the package is $350 billion that would be allocated to state and local governments. Most congressional Republicans argue this money is unnecessary — that it’s a bailout for states and […]
The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate.
Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday announced new federal funding to expand the state’s food assistance program for school-age children who would normally…
Illinois housing officials are touting the success of their programs helping families hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, the Illinois Housing…
President Trump’s signature, even after bashing the legislation, puts an end to uncertainty over when millions of Americans will receive the economic relief provided in the massive bill.
SPRINGFIELD – The U.S. Congress reached an agreement on a roughly $900 billion coronavirus relief package that extends unemployment benefits, provides stimulus checks to Americans within a certain income bracket and funding to small businesses, but it fell short of providing direct funding to state and local governments. The relief package approved by both chambers of […]
The legislation extending aid to unemployed, providing money for vaccine distribution and a round of $600 stimulus checks was attached to an annual government funding bill that tacked on other items.
SPRINGFIELD — Hundreds of Illinois cities are eligible to apply for federal relief from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration says. Local government officials have until Dec. 1 to to submit applications. Local CURE funds were approved in the congressional relief package last spring. Public health and public safety spending, COVID-19 testing and contact […]
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says Congress needs to do more to help state and local governments weather the economic turmoil wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The United Way of Champaign County has received a $250,000 grant from the State of Illinois to use for COVID-19 relief.