In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against letting it happen again.
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Some landlords are adjusting rent, while others hold firm. Their decisions are reshaping New York City’s neighborhoods.
Republicans are already acting as if there’s no next year.
Local officials are slashing funding for everything from education and health care to orchestra subsidies.
Some patients are still receiving staggering bills. Others don’t qualify because conditions other than Covid-19 were their primary diagnosis.
Federal aid and eviction bans have kept many tenants in their homes. With that support ebbing, it can take charity and sacrifice to avoid dislocation.
Optimism about Apple’s future profits won’t pay this month’s rent.
Nursing homes, the center of the pandemic, are seeking tax breaks, federal cash infusions and protection against lawsuits.
Providing more aid to struggling governments has become one of the biggest issues tangling up the debate over another pandemic rescue package.
The N.B.A.’s Houston Rockets and restaurants like Chez Panisse are among those suing their insurers for refusing to pay “business interruption” claims during the coronavirus outbreak.
Millions of dollars of Paycheck Protection Program loans went to China-backed businesses in critical sectors, a study found.