Negotiations between Senate and House leaders and the Trump administration ended Wednesday morning with a deal on the nearly $2 trillion economic stimulus proposal.
The latest Senate bill would pit businesses and state and local governments against each other for $500 billion in economic stabilization loans, while a House proposal would set aside $200 billion for states and another pot for localities.
Unemployment claims jumped 33% this week and are expected to climb much higher as the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak worsens.
The Trump administration is considering providing “business interruption payments” for American workers as the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak continues.
It’s some of the latest research to look at the growing divide between thriving cities and other parts of the country that are lagging economically.
In about 15 years, the number of people 65 and over is expected to outnumber those under 18 for the first time in U.S. history.
Positive Yelp Reviews Don’t Mean Stronger Profits For Businesses in Black Neighborhoods, Study Finds
“Location in Black-majority neighborhoods eliminates the benefit of being a highly rated establishment,” according to the new report, which looks at data for thousands of businesses.
ANALYSIS | Limits on economic development spending provide fiscal protections.
There are no direct flights between cities in Idaho, so travelers must take connecting flights out of state to travel between them. One lawmaker hopes to establish a committee to tackle the problem.
On the eve of an impeachment vote, President Trump underscored a recent agreement that he said will restore the United States’ “manufacturing might.”
All 50 states have seen jobs eroded as a result of the country’s growing trade deficit with China over the past 20 years, the research found.
A new report says profit sharing and employee ownership can benefit both companies and workers, recommending state and local policies to help support these business models.
Researchers analyzed state and local governments tax incentive spending, finding little evidence that the deals spurred job growth outside the specific industry implicated.
The Remote Tulsa program is now offering $10,000 to 250 people to move to the Oklahoma city for a year, citing success in its first year.
U.S. farming subsidies were worth as much as $14.5 billion in 2019.
ANALYSIS | More states and cities are requiring rigorous analyses.
Just five U.S. metro areas were home to more than 90% of tech sector growth between 2005 and 2017. How can policymakers change that?
COMMENTARY | Several Midwest cities like Indianapolis are experiencing an economic renaissance. Yet, the region’s inability to attract people threatens long-term prospects.
Jillian Johnson, mayor pro tem of Durham, N.C., is constructing a duplex next to her house with the goal of renting its two units to low-income families who need stable housing.
COMMENTARY | Instead of placing big bets on projects like Amazon HQ2, state and local governments should look to institutions like universities to usher in economic productivity.
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