Biden flexible on who gets aid, tells lawmakers to 'go big'

Biden flexible on who gets aid, tells lawmakers to ‘go big’

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden inspired Democratic lawmakers Wednesday to “act quick” on his $1.9 trillion COVID rescue plan but in addition signaled he is open to modifications, together with limiting the proposed $1,400 direct funds to Individuals with decrease revenue ranges, which may draw Republican help. Biden…
Puerto Rico to get billions for storm aid, reconstruction

Puerto Rico to get billions for storm aid, reconstruction

SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico is slated to obtain greater than $6 billion in federal funds to assist put together the U.S. territory for future hurricanes and different disasters, officers stated Tuesday. The cash assigned by the U.S. Division of Housing and City Growth could be used for…
Biden warns of growing cost of delay on $1.9T econ aid plan

Biden warns of growing cost of delay on $1.9T econ aid plan

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is warning of a steep and rising “value of inaction” on his $1.9 trillion COVID reduction plan because the White Home looked for “inventive” methods to win public help for a bundle that’s getting a chilly shoulder from Senate Republicans. Within the age…
Democrats to 'act big' on $1.9T aid; GOP wants plan split

Democrats to ‘act big’ on $1.9T aid; GOP wants plan split

WASHINGTON – Democrats in Congress and the White Home have rejected a Republican pitch to separate President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan into smaller chunks, with lawmakers showing primed to muscle the sweeping financial and virus assist ahead with out GOP assist. Regardless of Biden’s requires…
Aid effort intensifies after Indonesia quake that killed 81

Aid effort intensifies after Indonesia quake that killed 81

MAMUJU – Assist was reaching the hundreds of individuals left homeless and struggling after an earthquake that killed no less than 81 individuals on an Indonesian island the place rescuers intensified their work Monday to seek out these buried within the rubble. Extra rescuers and volunteers have been…
Global shares fall as pandemic fears overshadow aid hopes

Global shares fall as pandemic fears overshadow aid hopes

TOKYO – International shares and U.S. futures had been largely decrease Monday as hopes for extra U.S. financial support had been countered by fears over spreading harm from the pandemic. France’s CAC 40 slipped 0.5% in early buying and selling to five,677.99, whereas Germany’s DAX slipped 0.8% to…
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