Breaking down the jargon

WhAT IS IT WITH ALL THE ACRONYMS?

Job loss by state if fpuc ends prematurely

Interactive graphics and breakdowns

Trump's Memorandum 

states are unlikely to realistically enact

Status: Signed 

The Worker Relief and Security Act

The most comprehensive legislative response we've seen

Status: Drafted

American Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act

AKA "HEALS" | The senate republicans' latest proposal 

Status: Proposed

American Flags

Flaws in the american workforce rescue act

and how it affects each state

Status: Introduced

Updated:

July 18, 2020

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The Cares Act

Legislation Is Tricky, We Can Help

Updated:

July 8, 2020, 5:30:00 AM

Monthly Economic Crisis Support Act

The Controversial Legislation Summarized

Updated:

July 8, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

Fair Wage Guarantee

Quick Breakdown of the Thoughts and Methodology

Updated:

July 17, 2020, 1:00:00 AM

The Basics

What You Should Know First

Updated:

July 8, 2020, 5:00:00 AM

The HEROES Act

We Break Down the Key Elements

Updated:

August 29, 2020, 5:30:00 AM

Current Republican Proposals

Links for Various Republican Backed Legislation

Updated:

July 16, 2020, 9:30:00 PM

The RESTART Act

An Overview of the Small-Business PPP Legislation

Updated:

July 27, 2020, 1:00:00 PM

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helpful reading

 

Music Industry Execs Predict Concerts Won’t Return Until 2022

Consequences of Sound

Updated:

July 17, 2020, 1:00:00 PM

Geiger says there are "probably 20" roadblocks that need to be overcome before live music can return

White House Response to Unemployment: "Find Something New"

CNN

Updated:

July 16, 2020, 7:30:00 PM

Four months before the presidential election, Ivanka Trump, adviser to her father President Donald Trump, is promoting a new ad campaign dubbed, "Find Something New."

20% at Risk of Eviction Without Extended FPUC

Washington Post

Updated:

July 12, 2020, 1:00:00 AM

Eviction moratoriums and unemployment benefits are expiring, which will have a bigger effect on minority neighborhoods, experts say.

You may soon lose unemployment benefits — and that extra $600 a week — if you’re not hunting for jobs

CNBC

Updated:

July 9, 2020, 8:30:00 PM

States like Arkansas, Missouri and Nebraska are reinstating a requirement to look for work as a condition of collecting unemployment benefits.

56 Florida Hospital ICUs Have Hit Capacity

CNN

Updated:

July 8, 2020, 1:30:00 AM

At least 56 ICUs in Florida have reached capacity, officials say, and another 35 hospitals show ICU capacity of 10% or less.

GOP Suddenly Expresses Urgency On Stimulus: ‘Congress Needs To Act In July’

Forbes

Updated:

July 6, 2020, 4:00:00 AM

Republicans are all of a sudden expressing more urgency about passing another stimulus package after weeks of pumping the brakes, with a small window of just 11 days in July to act.

1.3 million people in America filed first-time unemployment claims last week

CNN

Updated:

July 16, 2020, 8:30:00 PM

It's still not easy to remain employed in the US, nearly four months after the coronavirus pandemic began upending the economy.

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS CAUSED THE GREATEST HEALTH INSURANCE LOSSES IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Families USA

Updated:

July 16, 2020, 7:30:00 PM

Because of job losses between February and May of this year, 5.4 million laid-off workers became uninsured.

Who and What Has Been Left Out of Federal COVID-19 Relief

Colorado Fiscal Institute

Updated:

July 11, 2020, 2:00:00 AM

Though COVID-19 relief measures authorized by Congress over the past six weeks have certainly helped, there remain significant barriers to relief for people across Colorado during this unprecedented event.

$600 Federal Unemployment Checks To Be Extended?

Forbes

Updated:

July 9, 2020, 7:30:00 AM

Forbes makes the case for extending FPUC

In the Covid-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a Job. You Can’t Have Both.

New York Times

Updated:

July 6, 2020, 4:00:00 AM

Our struggle is not an emotional concern. We are not burned out. We are being crushed by an economy that has bafflingly declared working parents inessential.

Creative Economy State Profiles

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF STATES ARTS AGENCIES

Updated:

July 6, 2020, 4:00:00 AM

This interactive dashboard allows you to explore state-level data for The Arts' Economic Contribution by State. Navigate the charts to compare trends and current data for particular states and industries.