Economy


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Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.

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Black Farmers in Michigan Finally Get Needed COVID Relief from Biden

After being all but left out of COVID relief under Trump, Michigan's 19 Black-owned farms finally are seeing support.

A woman takes walk with a dog in front of the closing signs displayed in a store's window front in Niles, Ill., Wednesday, May 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
COVID Relief Is a Lifesaver for Out-of-Work Michiganders. That Matters in a Big Way.

It’s more than $300 boosts and tax-free income. For these out-of-work Michigan women, Biden’s plan is peace of mind.

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6 Key Types of Relief Michiganders Can Expect From the American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan is more than $1,400 checks. Here's how the new relief will benefit Michiganders in the coming months.

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Support These Black-Owned Restaurants This Black History Month

Businesses owned by African Americans were affected the most by the coronavirus pandemic, but Michiganders can patronize Black-owned restaurants to offset the loss.

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Biden Takes Aim at America’s Growing Hunger Crisis With Executive Orders

Around 40 million Americans say they don't have enough to eat, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau.

President Joe Biden signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.
Michiganders Relieved as Biden Freezes Evictions, Students Loan Payments

President Joe Biden has already accomplished a lot to help Michiganders in dire financial situations and to buy time to address looming economic disasters.