Feb 9, 2021
Why Biden’s economic team would rather go “too big” on COVID relief
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"The risks of going too small with this package far outweigh the risks of going too big," says the deputy director of the National Economic Council. Plus, how the end of slavery led to two different minimum wages.
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"The risks of going too small with this package far outweigh the risks of going too big," says Bharat Ramamurti, deputy director of the National Economic Council.
California passed its own internet regulation. The Trump administration challenged it.
Further investment in fossil fuels, even for a pandemic recovery, could have devastating human costs, the study says.
Though some numbers show signs of hope, the uncertainty many businesses feel can't entirely be captured in a survey.
After the Civil War, companies didn’t want to reach into their own pockets to pay recently freed enslaved people.
The practice by some hospitals is raising concerns about equity.