Economy

Eldis Sula
August 02, 2020 - 7:30 pm
Jobless workers are wondering when another stimulus package will be approved, and how it will affect their weekly payments. A new map from the Chamber of Commerce shows how different plans would impact unemployment benefits in every states.
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Shawn Digity
July 31, 2020 - 6:13 pm
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding revealed on Friday that $10 million in tax credits has become available for Pennsylvania farmers with the intent to improve soil and water quality.
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Eldis Sula
July 31, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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Jeff Oravitz
July 31, 2020 - 11:08 am
The funds come through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration.
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Johnny Lopez
July 31, 2020 - 3:00 am
While lawmakers are currently negotiating a second round of stimulus checks, many Americans have yet to still receive their first payment. The IRS is now being urged to expedite the delivery of the checks to Americans in need.
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FILE - In this July 13, 2020 file photo, a For Rent sign hangs on a closed shop during the coronavirus pandemic in Miami Beach, Fla. Having endured what was surely a record-shattering slump last quarter, the U.S. economy faces a dim outlook as a resurgent coronavirus intensifies doubts about the likelihood of any sustained recovery the rest of the year. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Associated Press
July 30, 2020 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grim picture emerged Thursday of a U.S. economy that has endured a record-shattering plunge last quarter and is now struggling to rebound as the coronavirus keeps forcing more layoffs. The economy shrank at a dizzying 32.9% annual rate in the April-June quarter, when the viral...
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Jets are parked on a runway at the Pittsburgh International Airport in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Due to decreased flights as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, planes are being stacked and parked at the airport.
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Jeff Oravitz
July 28, 2020 - 8:17 pm
While working remotely has been a saving grace for many industries and businesses, it also hurts others such as the airline industry.
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KDKA Radio Staff
July 23, 2020 - 11:48 am
With state tax revenue down and a growing budget deficit as a result of the pandemic, is now the time to legalize recreational cannabis in Pennsylvania? Lt. Governor John Fetterman says yes.
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Cisco Cotto
July 22, 2020 - 11:45 pm
Here’s an odd effect of the COVID-19 pandemic: With fewer people dining and shopping in-person, there’s a shortage of coins in circulation. Read more!
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