About 1 year ago

04/27/2021 - Restaurants Can Tap $29 Billion COVID-19 Aid Program Beginning May 3

– The Wall Street Journal
The Small Business Administration’s grant program for the food-service industry was created by Congress as part of a pandemic-aid package.
– The Atlantic
The pandemic has helped us recategorize many “low-skill” jobs as “essential” jobs—jobs integral to the functioning of the economy, but whose importance so often does not translate into fair pay and good benefits.
The Supreme Court will consider this case more than a decade after its last major donor disclosure decision, which opened the floodgates to enormous sums of anonymous money influencing elections.
The White House has also expressed discomfort with raising the gas tax, saying it would more greatly impact lower-income Americans, who have not had the means to upgrade to an electric vehicle.