Government Spending

President Trump signs COVID relief, government funding bill

The president's decision to sign the package into law will avert a government shutdown, restore unemployment benefits, stop evictions, provide rental assistance, add additional funding to the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program and invest in vaccine distribution, among other things.

Loggers wait for share of stimulus money

Tucked inside the new $900 billion coronavirus relief package passed by Congress, but facing an uncertain fate with President Trump, is $200 million in aid for the loggers and the trucking companies that transport their wares.