American Rescue Plan Coverage
JAY WAGNER & NANCY VAUGHAN: For the sake of our cities, pass the Rescue Act
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 -- This is the time for action of a scope that none of us has ever had to undergo in our lifetimes. We are just two mayors standing together -- not as a Democrat or a Republican but as local leaders fighting for our communities. We speak for mayors across North Carolina when we say to all of Congress -- we need bold action like the American Rescue Plan, and we need it now.
Biden signs executive orders to help stimulate COVID economy
Biden gave remarks on his American Rescue Plan on Friday, before signing executive orders for an increased minimum wage for some, food assistance for some, and to push out stimulus checks.
Executive orders raise minimum wage for some, expand food assistance, push stimulus
The fate of the economic recovery is riding on President Joe Biden's mission to speed up the lackluster rollout of coronavirus vaccines.