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Lizzy Buczak
July 02, 2020 - 7:43 pm
A second round of stimulus payments amid the coronavirus pandemic has the support of President Trump as long as it’s “done properly.” See what Trump said about the possibility now.
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Kenny Kuhn
June 18, 2020 - 8:00 am
Could a domestic travel tax credit be part of a second stimulus payment? The president’s comments hinted to a possible domestic travel credit at a roundtable discussing with restaurant executives on May 18.
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Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2020 - 11:39 am
New Jersey's labor department has rolled out a program for self-employed workers and independent contractors — Pennsylvania is about a week behind. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
April 27, 2020 - 9:36 am
The stimulus check most Americans received is not taxable, but unemployment assistance is. A tax espert explains. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
April 24, 2020 - 12:49 pm
The coronavirus pandemic is sending SEPTA's balance sheet off the rails. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, officials say a February surplus has turned into a $7 million deficit by March. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
April 23, 2020 - 9:35 am
Workers who lost their jobs nearly six weeks ago because of the economic pinch of the coronavirus pandemic are calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to put more people in the unemployment office to answer calls from people who have filed claims. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
April 22, 2020 - 9:38 am
Though the Federal Unemployment Assistance program expands who can file a claim and get money from either the state or the federal government, it’s very limited for undocumented workers. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
April 22, 2020 - 8:20 am
Pennsylvania unemployment department officials say all PINs have been sent out to people who filed for unemployment in March, and if an applicant hasn't received one, it's likely because of a problem with their claim. Read more here
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Kristen Johanson
April 21, 2020 - 7:47 am
Pennsylvania’s new unemployment portal for independent contractors and self-employed workers frustrated applicants with several glitches in the first few days since its launch. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
April 17, 2020 - 9:54 am
As the imposed closure of businesses continues through the coronavirus public health crisis, many companies are furloughing workers or laying them off. Should those who aren’t working — but who haven’t necessarily lost their job — apply for unemployment or take the new federally funded paid sick...
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