The Republican-led state will offer savings bonds to residents between the ages of 16 and 35 in an effort to tackle vaccine hesitancy among its younger population.
The debit cards can't be processed in prisons so inmates can't deposit their payments. The IRS has acknowledged the problem, but hasn't offered an immediate solution.
NPR wants to hear from you if you have lost income and couldn't pay rent to your landlord or needed a mortgage forbearance.
Atlantic writer Ed Yong says the COVID-19 vaccination program will be the most complicated the U.S. has ever attempted: "It's going to be a slow process, and there are a lot of possible roadblocks."
More than half the funds received by Georgia companies as part of a federal loan program meant to support small businesses during the pandemic went to large companies that received loans of $3 million or more, according to newly released data from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Medical services in small Northwest towns are stretched to the limit with shortages of qualified workers and PPE, CARES Act funds running out and hospitals at or near capacity.
NPR wants to hear from you if you have lost income and needed a mortgage forbearance or if you tried to get help from your landlord.
Congress hit pause on federal student loan payments in the CARES Act. The latest extension of this relief will last until after President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
A select number of students in Chatham County are set to return to public school classrooms Monday amid widespread concern about health and safety due to COVID-19.
Among questions the school district has yet to resolve, however, is how much of the federal coronavirus relief funds allotted to it will go to which schools in the area. A recent judicial ruling means fewer dollars than expected will be going to private schools, amid a larger national debate over whether government funds to offset the economic costs of the coronavirus pandemic should prioritize economically disadvantaged families and businesses.
"To our departing 13,000 family members: thank you for your dedication and we look forward to welcoming you back," United told employees, as CARES Act payroll aid was set to expire.
Millions of Americans are suffering from the economic effects of the pandemic while Congress fails to agree on another round of relief.
NPR's Noel King speaks with Matt Desmond, founder of Princeton's Eviction Lab, about the threat of a rising number of evictions nationwide as federal evictions relief draws to an end.
With bookings down and cancellations on the rise amid a surge in new COVID-19 cases, United's furloughs will be a "gut punch" to employees when federal coronavirus relief funding runs out.
Five states and the District of Columbia have accused the Trump administration of trying to unlawfully divert COVID-19 relief funds from public schools to private schools.
Mayors in two of Georgia’s most populous counties say their cities aren’t getting a fair share of federal relief money meant to help local governments...