If not one coronavirus relief bill, maybe two?
Dec 14, 2020

If not one coronavirus relief bill, maybe two?

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The latest strategy from lawmakers? Split coronavirus relief into two separate packages. Plus, retailers are running out of room for all of those returns we're making this year. And, calls for the Biden administration to cancel at least some student loan debt.

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Retailers have to figure out how to handle all our online returns

Dec 14, 2020
One challenge for those managing "reverse logistics"? Not enough room to store everything we want to send back, one study says.
Packages are processed at a U.S. Postal Service distribution center in Oakland, California.
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Momentum builds for Biden to cancel student loan debt

Marketplace senior economics contributor Chris Farrell thinks it's become a matter of when and how much debt will be canceled.
The moratorium on federal student debt is set to end on May 1, but there's uncertainty as to if that'll actually still happen.
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Music from the episode

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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer