Tagged: Government and regulatory coverage

California on lockdown

California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered a statewide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Weizhen Tan and Riya Bhattacharjee reported the news for CNBC: California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday issued a...

Washington defers tax payments until July

The U.S. federal government has deferred all tax payments for 90 days, until July 15. AP’s Martin Crutsinger had the news: The Trump administration says individuals and businesses will be allowed to delay paying...

U.S. airlines ask for aid package

U.S. airlines have asked the government for an aid package that could top $50 billion. AP’s David Koenig reported: With each day that the coronavirus outbreak spreads and claims more lives, the damage to...

Fed slashes interest rates to zero

The Federal Reserve announced another emergency rate cut to between 0 and 0.25% and said it will launch a $700-billion quantitative easing program. Lewis Krauskopf reported the news for Reuters: A massive rollout of...

U.S. bans travel from Europe

President Trump announced a ban on travel from Europe as the number of infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus grows. Kevin Liptak and Maegan Vazquez reported the news for CNN: President Donald Trump said Wednesday...

Trump proposes payroll tax relief

President Donald Trump has floated the idea of a payroll tax cut in response to the spreading coronavirus epidemic. Zeke Miller reported the news for the AP: President Donald Trump said Monday his administration...