New bills have been introduced as part of Colorado's efforts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The US treasury secretary, Janet Yellen, is calling for governments around the world to support the US in setting up a global minimum corporation tax rate.
Colorado's Senate Democrats formally introduced the state's budget bill for fiscal year 2021 budget this week.
(The Center Square) - Some 44 percent of Americans say they cannot afford another year like 2020, according to a recent survey by WalletHub, as the country enters a second year of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
"Financially, 2020 was such a difficult year that roughly 145 million Americans cannot afford another year like it," according to Jill Gonzalez, a WalletHub financial analyst. "Luckily, the U.S. is rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, which will help conditions in the country approach normalcy more and more in the coming months."
State economists released two forecasts on Friday that indicate Colorado's economy is recovering faster than anticipated.
After a marathon session that lasted through the night, The U.S. Senate on Saturday narrowly passed a massive $1.9 trillion relief package.
The U.S. added 379,000 jobs in February, more than economists predicted
The federal government opened a "priority window" on Wednesday that Colorado businesses with fewer than 20 employees can apply to for the next round of federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.