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Billionaires, Trump Officials Receive PPP Loans While Many Small Businesses Are Left Out

PPP beneficiaries included billionaires, Trump administration officials, members of Congress, political donors, and wealthy financial institutions.

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Trump Promised Relief for Truckers. They’re Still Waiting.

The protest, organized by trucker Rick Santiago, was held to express truckers’ frustration over shipping rates that they say are so low that they can’t make a living.

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Want To Know How Bad Michiganders Are Hurting Without Federal Help? Just Read Dennis Williams’ Story.

Coronaivrus has almost completely knocked out this Michigan entrepreneur’s business. A second round of the government’s Paycheck Protection Program could finally offer some relief.

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Here’s How Much You’re Really Going To Save With Whitmer’s Auto Insurance Reforms

A slate of auto insurance reforms set to start July 1 look to be providing higher than expected savings to Michigan motorists.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
McConnell’s Refusal to Help States and Cities Could Plunge U.S. Into Depression, Experts Say

Pleas for help have gone largely unanswered thus far, even though a lack of action could lead to steep cuts in state and local services such as education, housing, and health programs

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Trump—Who Is His Own Landlord—Might Get Financial Help for His D.C. Hotel From Himself

The Trump International Hotel is located in the Old Post office building, a federally owned property that effectively makes the Trump administration the hotel’s landlord.

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This Woman’s Story Shows What a Failure the Government’s Small Business Bailout Has Been

Less than two weeks after the Paycheck Protection Program opened on April 3, the program Laurel Hess applied to for help had all but run out of money.