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As the pandemic continues, it may fall to the Federal Reserve to find more ways to boost the economy.
When variables include who will be president and who controls Congress, GDP and unemployment forecasts look very different.
COVID & Unemployment
More than seven months into the pandemic, more people are filing for unemployment benefits every week than at any point in the Great Recession.
Proposition 19 would remove a disincentive to sell property. But a decline in moving is squeezing the housing supply all over the country.
Prop 22 bypasses a state law that would have reshaped the gig economy.
Hourly wages for some 2.5 million workers in the state will rise to $10 next year, then a dollar a year through 2026.
Journalist Kyle Chayka says the anxiety of this moment has people painting their walls soothing blues and greens.