Category: Economy

The Midst Of A Pandemic Is No Time To Be Loosening Restrictions, And During These Uncertain Times Americans Shouldn’t Have to Worry About Their Food Safety, Schumer Says

The Midst Of A Pandemic Is No Time To Be Loosening Restrictions, And During These Uncertain Times Americans Shouldn’t Have to Worry About Their Food Safety, Schumer Says

As the novel coronavirus, and the COVID-19 disease, continues to spread throughout the United States, making New York its epicenter with more than 10,000 deaths, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately clarify its plan to address the lack over oversight and inspection of the American food supply system – to restore peace of mind to millions of consumers.
Coronavirus Protests: Trump ‘Literally Willing To Sacrifice the Lives of Americans for Personal Gain’

Coronavirus Protests: Trump ‘Literally Willing To Sacrifice the Lives of Americans for Personal Gain’

Donald Trump wants to be seen as a leader and a statesman, carrying his nation through this national emergency. But by stoking the protesters across the country who are challenging the lockdown and social distancing measures in place to deal with the spread of the novel coronavirus, Trump actually will have blood on his hands.
Without Testing for COVID-19 ‘We Are Flying Blind’

Without Testing for COVID-19 ‘We Are Flying Blind’

Donald Trump, pockets of protesters around the country, and others are clamoring for the United States to be "reopened" from the severe lockdown conditions it's been under to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, but that won't happen until individual testing for the virus ramps up dramatically.
Cuomo: ‘The Private Sector Has To Think About What They Do, How They Do It And How They Can Do It Differently in This New Normal.’

Cuomo: ‘The Private Sector Has To Think About What They Do, How They Do It And How They Can Do It Differently in This New Normal.’

Although infections from the novel coronavirus appear to have perhaps turned a corner in hardest-hit New York, Gov Andrew Cuomo (D) put some sober perspective on that, while also continuing to look forward to when the Empire State might once again open it's doors.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: ‘We Need Money Directly to Cities’

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: ‘We Need Money Directly to Cities’

Add the City of Brotherly Love to the states and locales looking for aid to help weather the economic storm brewing as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Stuck With Social Distancing Through 2022, U.S Economy Is ‘Not Reopening Anytime Soon’

Stuck With Social Distancing Through 2022, U.S Economy Is ‘Not Reopening Anytime Soon’

Donald Trump and others who want a quick reopening of a US economy shuttered as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak will probably be very disappointed. That's according to a variety of public health professionals and others who foresee a longer road ahead to bring the country--and the world--back to normal.
Reopening on May 1 Is an ‘Artificial Deadline’

Reopening on May 1 Is an ‘Artificial Deadline’

While Donald Trump and others eagerly look toward reopening a US economy currently shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic as early as May 1, others are sounding an alarm that that date might still be too soon given the risks to public health.
Obama Adviser Goolsbee on Reopening Economy: The Virus Is the Boss, Not Trump

Obama Adviser Goolsbee on Reopening Economy: The Virus Is the Boss, Not Trump

Despite Donald Trump's bluster and dictates on when he says that he wants the US economy to get restarted, that timing is strictly up to the course of the virus which has much of the nation--and the world--shuttered away in avoidance of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Austan Goolsbee, who served as a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama.
Harris Blames Higher Black COVID-19 Death Rate on Economic, Healthcare Disparity

Harris Blames Higher Black COVID-19 Death Rate on Economic, Healthcare Disparity

Senator Kamala Harris Calls for a revised economic stimulus bill, explains that higher Black COVID-19 death rates can be explained by the quality of healthcare between regions and races.
Cuomo on Restarting the Economy: It’s Not a Light Switch We Can Flick

Cuomo on Restarting the Economy: It’s Not a Light Switch We Can Flick

While he has been focused on the public health aspects of the novel coronavirus outbreak, New York Gov Andrew Cuomo (D) says that he is very well aware of the economic fallout from the pandemic.