U.S. government funding for even basic research has been in decline for decades.
If the bill becomes law, you’ll probably start seeing the payments show up in bank accounts within a couple weeks.
It’s now unclear whether the final bill will include a minimum wage hike.
The action came after an all-night session, where senators voted on amendments that could define the eventual bill.
A unified Democratic government might approve more stimulus, aid to states and tax hikes to fund health, education and green energy.
Two economists weigh in on what a Democrat-led Senate might mean for a stimulus package.
Most of the money from Wall Street went to Republican PACs.
Built in to market moves Wednesday morning are predictions about government spending, antitrust scrutiny and more.
As the pandemic continues, it may fall to the Federal Reserve to find more ways to boost the economy.