Every month since April, around 30% of Americans have missed their housing payments. The federal eviction safeguard, along with the other benefits of the CARES Act, expired last week on July 31, leaving an estimated 40% of American renters vulnerable to losing their housing this month without renewed protections. Today on the show, Patty talks […]
Great news this week for musicians, performers, and others who work as independent contractors: The CARES Act, a Federal Coronavirus relief law, provides some relief from gig cancellations and other impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Act will provide one-time payments of $1,200 per adult that most, if not all, local jazz musicians will receive, […]
President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act last Friday. To learn more about the stimulus package, which includes over $2 trillion in spending, WORT Labor Radio producer Greg Geboski spoke with Julia Wolfe, a State Economic Analyst with the Economic Policy Institute, last week.