Blog, August 2020

Who Is Hogging Covid Stimulus Funds?

By Phil Mattera
August 6, 2020
The main cause for the stalemate in Congress over a new round of covid stimulus funding is a belief by numerous Republicans that the federal government has been too generous to the unemployed. The enhanced jobless benefits created by the CARES Act need to be curtailed, they argue, to push people to return to work.