Sep 21, 2020

Congress is even further from passing a new COVID-19 relief package now

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With congressional divisions deepening and Senate attention on the Supreme Court, it's unlikely that we see a new COVID-19 relief package before the election. Also, Nikola's executive chairman resigns. And, a state-by-state look at unemployment rates.

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There are big variations in the state-by-state unemployment picture

Sep 21, 2020
States that rely heavily on the in-person service sector are still facing high unemployment, while farm states are seeing lower jobless rates.
States that rely heavily on face-to-face service jobs, like New York, have the highest unemployment.
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Degrees of Light Taylor McFerrin

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director