The IRS acknowledged that it was responsible for sending $34 million worth of COVID-19 stimulus checks to ineligible people living outside of the United States.
California sent about $400 million in fraudulent unemployment benefit payments to state prisoners, a state official said Tuesday, nearly triple the amount disclosed last week and a number that could grow as a criminal investigation continues.
President-elect Joe Biden added that his transition team was “already working” on additional relief measures to be proposed in the next session of Congress.
President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday introduced top advisers he says will help his administration rebuild an economy hammered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Lawmakers have just weeks to reach terms on an agreement before Congress adjourns for the year on Dec. 21.
A study from the University of Utah found that when statewide mask mandates were implemented, as opposed to mandates issued and enforced at the local level, COVID-19 cases decreased and economic activity increased.
Congress is returning to Washington for one last attempt at deal-making this year.
Kip’s Toyland at the Original Farmers Market was supposed to have a celebration marking 75 years in business this October. Instead, the oldest toy store in LA is struggling to survive.
In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending. But these are not normal times.
With the help of COVID-19 vaccines and, possibly, more government relief, the U.S. economy may return to normal by the second half of next year.
As people continue to lose jobs in a crippled economy during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the uncertainty of providing food for a full household only adds to the stress.
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many local retailers have turned to e-commerce as a way to stay in business.
Tulsa Remote is an incentive program offering $10,000 to out-of-state remote workers who move to Oklahoma.
When 12 million Americans will be cut off from unemployment benefits the day after Christmas, how will they pay the bills?
A group of more than 125 economists is calling on Congress to send out more direct cash payments to American families to help them weather the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent economic downturn.
Guitar Center has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing financial hardships due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
According to findings by The Century Foundation, a policy research institute, 12 million workers will be on one of two main CARES Act programs — Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) — when funding expires on Dec. 26.
The U.S. Justice Department filed the complaint in federal district court in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign that the resurgent viral outbreak is likely slowing the economy and forcing more companies to cut jobs.
With events getting cancelled as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, businesses at one East Valley city are suffering.