Americans get another $100 million in federal aid for soaring home energy costs

Americans get another $100 million in federal aid for soaring home energy costs

This post was originally published on this siteStruggling Americans are getting some more help to pay their home heating bills, which have skyrocketed for many this winter. The Department of Health and Human Services is adding $100 million to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps families afford...

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National Restaurant Association asks Congress for help in Omicron

National Restaurant Association asks Congress for help in Omicron

This post was originally published on this site   People dine on the outdoor dining patio set up in a New York City restaurant on March 18, 2021. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images The National Restaurant Association is calling on Congress to replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund as...

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Monthly child tax credit payments have stopped. Will they be back?

Monthly child tax credit payments have stopped. Will they be back?

This post was originally published on this site  Michelle Budge, Deseret News Experts believe the future of the expanded child tax credit is hard to predict The monthly child tax credit payments millions of American parents may have gotten used to over the past six months won’t be landing in...

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Michigan paid up to $8.5 billion in fraudulent jobless claims during the pandemic

Michigan paid up to $8.5 billion in fraudulent jobless claims during the pandemic

This post was originally published on this site Other states have reported similar losses. Ohio reported it paid out more than $3.8 billion in fraudulent jobless aid. California has paid out at least $20 billion. (Image credit: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images)

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Less federal aid is coming as Americans enter third year of the pandemic

Less federal aid is coming as Americans enter third year of the pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteAs Americans enter the third year of the pandemic, they can expect to receive significantly less federal aid.

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Fed Prepares Faster End to Stimulus, Making Earlier Rate Increases Possible

Fed Prepares Faster End to Stimulus, Making Earlier Rate Increases Possible

This post was originally published on this siteThe central bank has signaled a policy pivot that focuses more attention on inflation risks rather than employment shortfalls.

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December’s child tax credit payment will be the last one unless Congress acts

December’s child tax credit payment will be the last one unless Congress acts

This post was originally published on this siteParents are set to get their last monthly infusion of the expanded child tax credit starting Wednesday — unless Congress acts to extend it for another year.

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Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

This post was originally published on this siteTwo financial startups emerged as major players in Payroll Protection Program lending. Now Congress suspects fraud.     

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Next child tax credit payments set to go out Monday

Next child tax credit payments set to go out Monday

This post was originally published on this siteThe latest round of monthly child tax credit payments is scheduled to be distributed to tens of millions of families on Monday. And it could be the next-to-last one unless Congress acts.

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