Public Policy News

From Congressional aid packages to new regulations and consumer protections, keep abreast of how the government’s latest moves affect your wallet.
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Treasury Rewards Efficient Rent Aid Programs
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Senators Grill SEC Chair Over Cryptocurrency Definition
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Here’s How the Spending Bill Could Affect Your Pocketbook
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Court Clears New Fee Protections for Payday Borrowers
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End of Unemployment Benefits to Have Ripple Effect
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If Social Security Trust Fund Ran Dry, What Then?
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Biden Proposes to Increase Affordable Housing
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Can’t Pay Rent? Here’s Where to Find Help
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Supreme Court Clears Landlords to Resume Evictions
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Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan Moves Forward
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Administration Cuts Red Tape for Pandemic Rental Aid
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Federal Appeals Court Lets Eviction Moratorium Stand
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Biden: States Can Continue Some Emergency Jobless Pay
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Eviction Ban Survives First Court Challenge
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Most Common Child Tax Credit Purchase? Food
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Window Closes Soon on Cheaper Obamacare Plans for 2021
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New Eviction Ban Faces First Legal Challenge
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CDC Imposes New Eviction Ban
President Biden Delivers Remarks On Progress In Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic
Biden Says CDC Will Move Against Evictions
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New Rule Forbids Eviction of Foreclosed Homeowners
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Government Relief Programs Are Causing Poverty to Plummet
President Biden Delivers Remarks At Mack Truck Assembly Plant In Pennsylvania
Democrats Make Last-Minute Bid To Extend Eviction Ban
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IRS Sends More Refunds for Jobless Benefit Adjustment
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New Website Makes Rental Aid Easier To Find
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US Families Received $1.5B in Rent Help in June
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Early Data Shows Jobless Claims Drop After Benefits Cut
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US Wipes Out $55.6M in Loans Owed By Misled Students
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Lost Your Job? Free Health Coverage Is Likely Available
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks alongside Vice President Kamala Harris on the Senate's bipartisan infrastructure deal at the White House on June 24, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden said both sides made compromises on the nearly $1 trillion infrastructure bill
Biden Pushes Reform Plan Alongside Infrastructure Bill
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Judge Allows Eviction Pause To Continue, Pending Appeal
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460,000 More ‘Plus-Up’ Payments Have Just Arrived
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Revamped Rent Aid Program Has More Money, Less Red Tape
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Federal Program Could Save You $50 on Your Internet Bill
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Consumer Watchdog Is New Head of Student Loan Agency
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Mortgage Forbearances Cause Consumer Angst, CFPB Says
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Women Lost $800 Billion in Income From COVID-19
U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol April 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. On the eve of his 100th day in office, Biden spoke about his plan to revive America’s economy and health as it continues to recover from a devastating pandemic. He delivered his speech before 200 invited lawmakers and other government officials instead of the normal 1600 guests because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Here’s What’s in the Proposed American Families Plan
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More Than 3 Million Have Now Gotten ‘Plus-Up’ Payments
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FDIC Wants to Crack Down on Misleading Representations
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Plus-Up Payments Continue to Roll Out
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US Treasury Creates Post, Joins Climate Change Fight
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The New Child Tax Credit: Everything You Need to Know
Congressional Democrats Hold Press Conference On Canceling Student Debt
Progressive Plan Would Wipe Out Nearly All Student Debt
President Biden Delivers Remarks On American Rescue Plan From White House Rose Garden
Why Student Loan Forgiveness Is a Step Closer
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Laid Off? Here’s the Form You Need for Free COBRA
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IRS Just Sent You An Extra Stimulus Payment? Here’s Why
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Health Insurance in the New Relief Bill: What to Know
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CFPB to Finance Companies: Pandemic Flexibility Is Over
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Small Businesses Have Two More Months to Get PPP Loans
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Delayed Stimulus Payments to Arrive Soon for Some
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Rule Change Could Lead to $1B in Forgiven Student Loans
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Check Your Mail: Stimulus Batch No. 2 Is Out, IRS Says
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Unemployment Benefits Stolen? This New Website Can Help
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Stimulus Payment Protection Bill Blocked in Senate
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Answers to the Most Common Stimulus Check Questions
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Bill Would Protect Stimulus Checks From Creditors
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Redlined Communities Face Greater Flood Risk
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Look for Your Stimulus Checks to Post March 17
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Just Like That, First $1,400 Stimulus Checks Are Out
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Financial Watchdog Toughens, Ending Trump-Era Policy