Republican senators propose alternate relief bill: $618 billion to counter Biden’s $1.9 trillion plan

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(The Center Square) - Ten Republican Senators are meeting with President Joe Biden Monday to discuss an alternative stimulus package. They announced their $618 billion COVID relief package earlier in the day, countering the president's $1.9 trillion plan.

Report: Majority of U.S. cities unprepared for financial fallout from statewide shutdowns

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The majority of U.S. cities were ill-prepared for any financial crisis last year, let alone the one brought about by their respective state shutdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report published by the nonprofit Truth in Accounting (TIA) concludes.