Latest from Jeff Stein
More than 30 million Americans await federal lawmakers' decision, within two weeks of their federal benefits expiring.
  • Jul 14, 2020
A huge spending increase and a sharp falloff in revenue led to the large gap. The deficit in the past nine months has breached $2.7 trillion.
  • Jul 13, 2020
Joe Biden announces Thursday a plan to spur American products and research, part of a shift in both parties away from free trade and toward protecting U.S. workers and businesses.
  • Jul 9, 2020
Republican leaders have discussed lowering the income threshold for people who would qualify for checks, but economic turmoil has complicated talks.
  • Jul 9, 2020
The president is pushing tax incentives for sports leagues that have not been able to reopen because of the pandemic.
  • Jul 8, 2020
The Senate majority leader also opened the door to another round of stimulus checks as part of bipartisan talks later this month.
  • Jul 6, 2020
In comments to Fox Business, Trump said he wants to offer bigger payments than Democrats envision but that he doesn’t want it to deter employment.
  • Jul 1, 2020
Congress gave the Treasury Department $17 billion to loan to firms it deemed "critical" to U.S. national security.
  • Jul 1, 2020
“While this bounceback in economic activity is welcome, it also presents new challenges — notably, the need to keep the virus in check," Powell said.
  • Jun 30, 2020
A senior Treasury official is set to depart the administration, according to three people familiar with the matter, the week after two senior White House officials signaled they were leaving.
  • Jun 29, 2020