President Donald Trump
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The passage of a bill seems inevitable, but exactly what form it will take remains a question as more and more financial experts stress the need to get something done in a timely fashion.
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Stimulus Bill
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Tom Puckett
May 15, 2020 - 4:00 am
Towns are looking for federal help in next stimulus to deal with revenue losses from COVID19.
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Main Street Buffalo. June 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 23, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – There is a frustration among local, county, and state leaders that the latest federal stimulus bill does not include funding for government to continue operating.
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President Donald Trump speaks before he signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. Listening are from left, Larry Kudlow, White House chief economic adviser, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarty of Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Mike Baggerman
April 01, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – As Americans eagerly anticipate receiving $1,200 from the federal government to help pay for the bills during the coronavirus pandemic, there are some groups that will not receive the funds.
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People are free to withdraw up to $100,000 from an IRA account without penalty, provided you have been impacted in some way (loss of job, gotten sick) by the Coronavirus.
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Steve Mnuchin
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The first federal checks to families could be $3,000 for a family of four under the White House proposal to unleash $1 trillion to shore up households and the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus outbreak. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that the “checks in the mail” would be direct...
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