The Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act would give restaurants another $42 billion in grants to cover the lingering costs of the pandemic.
The House passed the bill this week with little fanfare and broad bipartisan support.
As it turns out, state and local tax revenues hardly collapsed.
It must be nice to have Washington's pile of taxpayer cash on your side.
Six different states are already suing over a broad prohibition on tax cuts that was slipped into March's $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill.
Don't take the money.
What does this have to do with the pandemic? Nothing.
The measure could also make it illegal for states to create new tax credit programs, such as those used for expanding school choice.
The Senate is preparing to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that has very little to do with the pandemic, and we all know it. Congress should admit as much.
Airlines keep claiming they need a second bailout to bring back 35,000 furloughed employees. Don't buy their argument.
The Head of D.C.'s Long-Troubled Metro System Says Another Federal Bailout Is Needed To Stave Off Apocalyptic Service Cuts
D.C.'s public transit agency has already received close to $1 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds.
The grants and loans Congress has approved for the airline industry aren't about saving jobs.
House Democrats are working to extend another round of emergency aid to airlines in a stand-alone bill after the passage of a larger coronavirus relief package stalled in the Senate.
Trump's farm bailouts have cost taxpayers more than $28 billion already, and he just announced another $14 billion in payments as part of his reelection pitch to farm-heavy states.
Passenger airlines are demanding another $25 billion in taxpayer support to prevent mass layoffs.
The federal government has already made $32 billion available to distressed airlines. The industry wants another $25 billion.
The postal service stands to lose $13 billion this year. But this is an ongoing trend, not a new problem created by the coronavirus pandemic.
No more bailouts.
There is no state that will weather the COVID-19 pandemic without making difficult decisions. But the revenue hit will be less severe in places that were being thrifty and vigilant.
A program designed to keep workers on payrolls showered benefits on lobbyists, advocacy groups, and even members of Congress.
The USPS has lost $78 billion since 2007, but could lose as much as $13 billion this year as the pandemic has crushed mail volume.
United Airlines Received $5 Billion From Taxpayers to Protect Employees' Paychecks. Now It's Cutting Hours for 15,000 Workers.
Lawmakers who voted for the $50 billion bailout of the airline industry are just shocked at these companies' behavior.
The CARES Act gives the federal government the power to take large ownership stakes in the airlines and dictate much of their operations.
The last time we sent this much money to the Kennedy Center, it was for a pair of Hamilton tickets.
The Federal Government Is Spending $60 Billion To Keep Mostly Empty Commercial Planes Flying Over the U.S.
Pending minimum service rules would require airlines to keep operating a certain number of flights, regardless of how little demand there is for air travel.
The CARES Act plunges the nation into a crash course on experimental economics.—and we're the lab rats.
Most Politicians Are Disingenuous Opportunists. The Coronavirus Outbreak Only Makes That More Obvious.
Politicians are merely using COVID-19 to push for policies they already wanted.
Last Week, the Public Transit Industry Asked for $12.8 Billion in Emergency Funding. The Senate GOP Relief Bill Gives Transit $20 Billion. House Dems Want $25 Billion.
The public transit bailout is spiraling out of control.
The new plan seeks to help an economy decimated by the coronavirus.
Public Transit Advocates Ask for $12.8 Billion Bailout To Cope With 75 Percent Revenue Drop Related to Coronavirus
Public transit was already in decline before the COVID-19 outbreak. Now transit agencies are teetering on the brink of collapse.
The package seeks to curb the economic chaos caused by COVID-19.
Not to be outdone, Bernie Sanders promises that every single American will "be made whole" despite economic losses due to the outbreak. That's totally impossible.
Actually, it's a bailout.
It didn't, and now the Loop Trolley needs a $700,000 bailout to stay afloat.
"If I didn't help them, they would have a big problem," says Trump. But maybe he's already "helped" enough.
This might seem like nothing more than a snooze-worthy debate over semantics or economic theory or government P.R. strategies. But it matters a lot.
Also: How much should we care that Trump & co. lied in 2016 about a Putin-proximate real estate deal in Russia?
Political finger-wags at the boardroom is a good sign that the lowly taxpayer is about to take it in the shorts.
More than 1,100 people living in America's 50 largest cities have received bailout funds intended for farmers harmed by Trump's trade war.
After the struggling New York Daily News laid off about half of its staff yesterday, Gov. Cuomo offered to help.
Vice President-Elect Mike Pence on the Carrier Deal: 'The Free Market Has Been Sorting It Out and America's Been Losing.'
The GOP drops the pretense of being a free-market party.
DOJ will pocket the massive criminal penalties it's about to impose