Federal Reserve Bank's Neel Kashkari: Prepare For 'Worse Downturn' If 2nd Stimulus Package Isn't PassedAmerica's economy is a two-sided coin. One side shows a resurging stock market. On the other, struggling small businesses trying to weather a pandemic and the restrictions that come with it.
Long-Awaited State Funding To Go Toward Disability ServicesWCCO shares how long-awaited state funding will help and what these programs mean for some of Minnesota's most vulnerable.
Minnesota Receives $5.6M in Federal Funds To Assist Low-Income Families With HousingThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced $5.6 million in federal funds that will go to support public housing authorities in Minnesota.
States Would Be On Hook For Billions Under Trump's Unemployment PlanWhether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump's plan to bypass Congress, will sign on.
Coronavirus In Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin-Stout Receives $300K In CARES Act FundingThe University of Wisconsin-Stout was awarded $300,000 Tuesday from the CARES Act to help their community respond and recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
What Might A Second Stimulus Payment Look Like For You?A second stimulus payment grows more likely by the day, with coronavirus surging and the fate of the economy hanging in the balance.
COVID-19's Impact On The Twin Cities Economy Is Causing Ripple EffectsLarge venues all across the Twin Cities are still sitting empty. From canceled concerts and conventions, WCCO found the cost to the local economy has been staggering.
Gov. Walz Unveils Plan For Distributing $853M In CARES Act Money Throughout StateOf the money, Walz says $841 million will be distributed throughout Minnesota's counties and cities to support the local governments' COVID-19 relief efforts.
MN House Approves Grants For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19On the first day of the special session, the Minnesota House of Representatives has approved millions of dollars in grants for small businesses.
U.S. Sens. Smith, Warren Press To Include $50B Childcare Bailout In Next Relief PackageU.S. Sens. Smith and Warren led 29 of their colleagues in calling on Senate leaders to include their plan for a $50 billion childcare bailout in the next coronavirus relief package.
Coronavirus Updates: Lt. Gov. Flanagan, Sen. Smith Question COVID-19 Relief Funds For Alaska Native CorporationsTop Democrat leaders in Minnesota are questioning the Trump administration’s apparent move to send a portion of the $8 billion CARES Act relief funding, intended for tribal governments, to for-profit Alaska Native corporations.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Announces Arrival Of $1B In Federal Relief FundsThe state of Minnesota received half of the $2.1 billion allotted from the federal government's Coronavirus Relief Fund on Wednesday.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: MSP Airport Receives Millions In CARES Act FundingMinneapolis-St. Paul International Airport was awarded $125 million on Monday from the CARES Act to cover operational costs.
Who Can Expect A $1,200 Payment? When Will It Arrive? Could You Get More?Most American adults will get a payment.