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scott horsley
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 12:08pm
The proposed reporting requirement is intended to help the IRS identify people who may be hiding income and evading taxes.

scott horsley
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 12:05pm
Under the revised proposal, accounts with less than $10,000 in total annual deposits and withdrawals would not be subject to reporting (up from $600 in the original plan), and deposits from wages and government transfers would be excluded from that total.

scott horsley
1 day ago:   Tuesday Oct 19 - 12:00pm
Faced with stiff resistance from bankers and the GOP, the Biden administration and Senate Democrats are tweaking a proposal to require banks to provide the IRS with more information about money flowing into and out of accounts. https://t.co/NWlSLCfyox

scott horsley
3 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 9:29am
US industrial production unexpectedly declined in September. A sharp drop in auto manufacturing--tied to the shortage of computer chips--was the main culprit, but other factories also saw a slowdown. Industrial production for Aug. was also revised down. https://t.co/3zjnprADnV

scott horsley
3 days ago:   Monday Oct 18 - 7:03am
The choice of who should lead the Federal Reserve—a decision that rates interest https://t.co/n8k2JeehMq

scott horsley
5 days ago:   Friday Oct 15 - 11:02pm
@larchuk Good to hear!

scott horsley
5 days ago:   Friday Oct 15 - 3:15pm
@theindicator @planetmoney @Jeopardy @aronczyk I think you mean, !!!!!! Omg "What was our episode with the great @WaltHickey"

scott horsley
5 days ago:   Friday Oct 15 - 10:15am
Retail sales jumped 0.7% last month--more than forecasters were expecting. Higher prices account for some of the extra spending, but people also bought more stuff.

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 14 - 9:38am
Forecasters say heating bills will likely be higher this winter: 30% higher for nat gas; 6% higher for electricity; 54% higher for propane; 43% higher for oil. That's mainly due to rising energy prices. Forecasters also think it will be a little bit colder https://t.co/0lz5L63qIl

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 14 - 8:41am
New claims for state unemployment benefits declined to 293,000 last week -- the lowest since the pandemic began. As of 25 Sept., just 3.6 million Americans were receiving some form of unemployment aid. Back-payments under the now-expired pandemic programs have dropped below 1M.

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 11:05am
With supply-chain bottlenecks lasting longer than expected, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank president Raphael Bostic says anyone on his staff who uses the word "transitory" to describe inflation has to put $1 in this jar. (Next year, it will be $1.05) https://t.co/5vKvkfDQCi https://t.co/cpzfgx0of6


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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 9:14am
As a result of rising prices, Social Security recipients will receive a 5.9% cost-of-living adjustment next year. That's the largest jump in 39 years. (Annual inflation last month was running at 5.4%.) https://t.co/NMlQHPIAWh

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 8:44am
Consumer prices in September were 5.4% higher than a year ago -- slightly higher inflation than the month before. Groceries and gasoline are among the big drivers. https://t.co/xQiZ0ahIQI

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 5:04am
Glass bottles are suffering their own bottleneck. https://t.co/xQiZ0ahIQI

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 13 - 5:01am
The Port of Los Angeles, which has seen record volumes of imports during the pandemic, will begin operating around the clock, seven days a week, in an effort to start clearing the backlog. https://t.co/JCmLh1HwT8

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 10:38am
@ayesharascoe I would totally listen to that podcast.

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 11 - 8:39am
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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 10 - 3:13pm
RT @LynnHorsley: Monarch heaven at OP Arboretum https://t.co/Y430YeVFwf


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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 11:43am
@titonka https://t.co/6vZed3ai0c

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 8:44am
US employers added just 194,000 jobs in September as the pandemic continues to weigh on the economic recovery. https://t.co/3UXs0A9nP9

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 5:18am
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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 8 - 5:16am
Higher prices for inferior service is rarely a recipe for success. https://t.co/oKFT4mKCiY

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 12:08pm
@tomguff Sorry for the delay. Just emailed you back.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 9:10am
Used car prices, which were a big driver of inflation in the spring, are heading up again. https://t.co/dGBR8kYzbD

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 9:09am
Some context: A year ago, more than 24 million Americans were receiving unemployment benefits.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 8:49am
@tomguff I'd like to talk with you. Please drop me a note at shorsley@npr.org and let me know how to reach you.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 7 - 8:36am
New state claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to 326,000 -- down 38,000 from the week before. As of 18 September, 4.2 million people were receiving some form of jobless aid. That number dropped sharply in September with the expiration of emergency pandemic programs.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 12:51pm
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 8:57am
News that Francis Collins will step down as director of the NIH at year's end (https://t.co/oR0hrslPOy) has me thinking about this story from a couple of years ago, showcasing the doctor's humanity as well as his guitar chops. https://t.co/MgWahrjA2v

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 1 - 7:57pm
@DonGonyea My old dog Diego was very literary. He devoured “Cold Mountain,” among others. https://t.co/Q4EL2hX6vp


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 1 - 3:12pm
RT @wemakenpr: We’re excited to announce that we’ve ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with NPR. We believe this new contract will improve our members’ lives and working conditions, as well as make NPR a more equitable and inclusive workplace. Here are some highlights:

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 1 - 9:52am
RT @brandonetc: huge day at @npr, y'all - we've finally gone full sentence case in our headlines! watch out, modern internet! https://t.co/3snvaf9kXB


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 1 - 9:40am
@nprgreene @EditorStoltz Who hoooo! Congratulations.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 1 - 8:47am
Personal income rose 0.2% between July and August while personal spending jumped 0.8%. Spending on goods rose 1.2% while spending on services rose 0.6%.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 1 - 8:46am
The Federal Reserve's preferred yardstick for inflation shows prices rose 4.3% for the 12 months ending in August (3.6% excluding food and energy). That's slightly faster than the 12 months through July. Prices rose 0.4% between July and August -- the same as the month before.

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 30 - 3:59pm
The House joins the Senate in voting NOT to shutter the federal government at midnight tonight. Stopgap bill heads to the president for his signature. https://t.co/Sa9JgtwiJF

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 30 - 9:18am
The U.S. economy grew slightly faster in the spring than initially reported. Revised figures from the Commerce Department show GDP grew at an annual rate of 6.7% between April and June, up from earlier estimates of 6.6%. Slower growth is expected in the current quarter.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 30 - 8:34am
The total number of people receiving unemployment benefits plunged by more than 6 million during the week of 11 Sept., after pandemic-era programs expired nationwide. 5 million people were still receiving aid that week. New state claims for benefits rose last week to 362,000.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 29 - 1:21pm
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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 29 - 9:43am
Felicidades! https://t.co/1bVPd2WnbM

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 28 - 2:09pm
The simmering fight over the federal government's credit card is starting to boil over. And there's a growing chance that ordinary Americans will get burned. https://t.co/LbPhEJWqxx

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 27 - 5:22pm
Rosengren was facing mandatory retirement next June, but Kaplan could have served another four-and-a-half years.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 27 - 5:06pm
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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 27 - 4:03pm
UPDATE: Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan is also retiring. In a statement, Kaplan defends his stock trading as compliant with ethics rules, but acknowledges the risk of "distraction" from the central bank's work. https://t.co/vdwviEYFb9

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 27 - 9:34am
Rosengren is one of two regional Fed bank presidents, along with Robert Kaplan in Dallas, whose active trading of securities during the pandemic has prompted a review of the central bank's ethics rules. https://t.co/VcUWPU9k0P

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 27 - 9:32am
The president of Boston's Federal Reserve Bank, Eric Rosengren, is retiring this week, 9 months ahead of schedule. Rosengren, who's worked at the bank for 35 years, including 14 as president, cited health reasons for the early departure. https://t.co/4uGCymV3gT

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 24 - 4:41pm
RT @DonGonyea: Wherever we are, we make NPR — including my basement office/studio. Proud to be part of an amazing group of colleagues as a member of the @npr @sagaftra unit for some 25 years and counting. @wemakenpr https://t.co/rMTGDM3HrT


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 24 - 4:11pm
A new paper suggests that might be misguided. https://t.co/2njuzAITWx https://t.co/8uDLhAUdIq


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 24 - 4:08pm
Inflation watchdogs at the Federal Reserve pay a lot of attention not only to what prices are doing now, but to what people THINK they'll be doing in the in the future. https://t.co/1XshCkjkVH


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 24 - 1:37pm
The Treasury Department has cleared the way for non-profits and others to supply food, medicine and other humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, without running afoul of counter-terrorism sanctions against the Taliban. https://t.co/BlAE12QMXH

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 23 - 1:50pm
RT @davidgura: This unpolished version of Woody Guthrie's "Union Maid" goes out to my fellow @sagaftra members at @NPR. ✊ Wherever we are, #wemakenpr. https://t.co/UtLUEwOZQd


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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 23 - 8:34am
State claims for unemployment benefits rose last week to 351,000 -- up 16,000 from the week before. As of 4 September, 11.2 million people were getting some form of jobless assistance, including 8.5 million enrolled in pandemic programs that expired the following week.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 22 - 5:53pm
Trick or Treat: NRF says the average household will spend $102.74 on Halloween. Families with kids spend more, but childless households shell out an average of $73.57. One in five pet owners plans to dress up their animal, including 4% who plan to dress their pet as a cat. (?)

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 22 - 5:21pm
The Fed has raised its forecast for inflation and lowered its forecast for economic growth this year, citing persistent pandemic challenges. "Bottleneck effects have been larger and longer-lasting than anticipated," says Fed Chairman Jerome Powell. https://t.co/uaszKn7UuW

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 22 - 5:13pm
And thanks to our four-legged colleagues in the WAG-AFTRA auxiliary. https://t.co/dHFqYxd9q1

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 22 - 4:17pm
"I think the phrase goes, 'I have nothing for you on that today,'" Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said today, when asked about any conversations he's had with the White House on whether he wants to be reappointed when his term expires in February. https://t.co/uaszKn7UuW

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 22 - 2:12pm
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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 22 - 10:20am
The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend a record $10.14 billion on Halloween this year (candy, costumes, decorations, etc.) -- up from $8.05 billion in 2020. https://t.co/EE5gvUy4a2 https://t.co/f5uP3i6yqh


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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 22 - 6:44am
NPR’s been serving up savory, slow-cooked news for 50 years. Just like…https://t.co/m3SseZREpH https://t.co/29qrhSeMep


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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 21 - 10:31am
@HuberKMUW @NPR Uh oh. Guess I'm grounded.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 21 - 10:09am
@sandradibble @wemakenpr Hola! Que tal?

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 21 - 10:06am
Tracking the ups and downs of the stock market…and the broader economy. @wemakenpr https://t.co/IqOJ9CV5jG


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 21 - 8:53am
@pedaltotheMadel @Clay_Masters @IowaPublicRadio How much pie is a year's worth? https://t.co/8WLnSQ1K1R


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 21 - 6:57am
@wusfschreiner @wusf @MorningEdition WUSF is my old hangout! Good luck with the membership campaign! https://t.co/WVVuzi4TgQ

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 21 - 5:55am
For the want of a nail…. https://t.co/sOg2MIkvvT

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 20 - 10:20pm
@BuzzFeed @CristobalJAlex https://t.co/24MZdpIDWp


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 20 - 9:25pm
@AdLancianese @brandonetc For sale: tote bag. Never used.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 17 - 9:49am
Ruh roh. https://t.co/GkOsbvLOvt

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 16 - 7:42pm
@titonka @lmigaki https://t.co/pB0ccE7FFW


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 16 - 8:45am
Retail sales rose 0.7% last month -- better than forecasters were expecting. Auto sales were down. Restaurant sales were flat. Online sales rose 5.3%.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 16 - 8:34am
State claims for unemployment rose to 332,000 last week, up 20,000 from the week before. Some of that may be temporary layoffs due to Hurricane Ida. As of 28 Aug, 12.1 million people were getting jobless aid, including nearly 9.3 million on pandemic programs that ended last week.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 9:19pm
RT @NPR: "Do I know her? Does anyone know her? What does it even mean to know someone these days?" the man known as "Hanson" told NPR in the courtroom. The story of this mysterious person at the Elizabeth Holmes trial would unravel in a series of strange twists. https://t.co/pN3OKzEGI4

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 7:45pm
When @CPRMarkus did a story on the indoor cliff divers back on 2014, we got a lot of emails saying, “Wait? Casa Bonita is a real place?” Yes it is. Just like South Park. https://t.co/34yJo6TmKR

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 7:41pm
@Scrouch8 Thanks for resching out. Please drop me a note at shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 7:35pm
“Some of us have never outgrown it,” including some of my Colorado expat friends, who made their own dessert flag for our SNIAGRAB nostalgia nights. https://t.co/zzx1OeIQob


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 7:31pm
Sopapilla flags have been at half-staff since Casa Bonita went bankrupt. Here’s hoping they’ll soon flap again with honey-covered joy. @amyreports (from that OTHER public radio business team) has the story. https://t.co/VnLJWKFQjE

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 5:20pm
Today's inflation report shows consumer prices are still climbing faster than most people are used to...but not quite as fast as earlier this summer. We tried to sort out the mixed signals tonight on @npratc. https://t.co/hhaoafdNtl https://t.co/jXweH7Vu3j


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 4:15pm
@titonka If it's any consolation, rental car prices fell 8.5% between July and August. More fun facts from today's inflation report tonight on @npratc

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 12:25pm
Despite the pandemic, poverty in the U.S. fell last year, thanks to extraordinary relief measures by the federal government. https://t.co/umN68o0VbC

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 11:55am
@daven005 There's both: some rebound-to-normal and some higher-than-before. https://t.co/C5stWdbhH5

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 10:19am
RT @cynthiaccox: NEW: The cost of preventable COVID hospitalizations now tops $5 billion since June. Taxpayers, businesses and workers paying insurance premiums are picking up most of the tab. https://t.co/kony0Ot9HB @PetersonCHealth @KFF @KrutikaAmin https://t.co/jxtcF5pqnv


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 9:14am
@CatherineArjet Georgia Ave around Piney Branch. https://t.co/GPD37jBkFD


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 8:46am
Inflation slowed to 5.3% in August, from 5.4% in July. Beef prices are up 12.2% over the last year. Pork's up 9.8% and chicken's up 7.2%. https://t.co/QBQBbCLkLe

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 14 - 5:03am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 9 - 8:59am
@commentoniowa It's actually larger than that. EVERYONE on unemployment loses the extra $300/week. The 8.9 million (or so) lose benefits entirely. Wells Fargo projects a drop of nearly $30B/month in personal income. Eventually, some of that will be replaced by wages, but likely not right away.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 9 - 8:34am
New state claims for unemployment dropped last week to 310,000, down 35,000 from the week before. Federal claims were also down, to 96,000. As of 21 Aug, 11.9 million people were getting some form of jobless aid, including 8.9 million on pandemic programs that expired this week.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 8 - 8:33pm
@colinoatley @NPR Democratic leaders have declined to include the debt ceiling adjustment in their reconcilliation package, raising the threat of default unless Republicans sign on. I get the political calculation, but in this case both sides ARE playing with fire, and the stakes are high.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 8:19pm
Tonight on @theindicator, what to expect as jobless benefits expire this week for millions of Americans. https://t.co/t0ExykNbzx

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 3:27pm
RT @scottdetrow: This is the most intense interview I have ever done. I thought about it for months. And I promise that every twist in the story is true and verified. https://t.co/8eT3Y7CbLN

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 8:50am
@titonka @svaneksmith https://t.co/Qv9E4YZCY7

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 7:11am
*Bookstore: a traditional retailer offering physical reading material curated by human beings. https://t.co/xkCEkQL8Zc

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 7:09am
Looking forward to reading @svaneksmith’s “Machiavelli For Women” — in bookstores* today — a recipe for success that includes intelligence, preparation, collaboration, and luck. Here’s a sampler: https://t.co/IqXzk2WBH2


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 6 - 9:48pm
@Irwins_teve M https://t.co/zwEMAvhWo9


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 6 - 11:51am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 6 - 8:07am
Happy Labor Day ! https://t.co/OC1eNyAgip


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 5 - 7:00pm
RT @LynnHorsley: Sunflowers at their peak in the sunflower state. https://t.co/oMjNxc8v34


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Sep 4 - 8:26am
RT @hberkes: There will be many remembrances of Sept 11. This one is a must listen & read. The families & sacred ground of Flight 93. From @witfnews journalist Tim Lambert, who owned that sacred ground on 9/11, & @npr @scottdetrow. How the families remember. https://t.co/AsWZbaC8y3

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 3 - 8:38am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 2 - 8:37am
New state claims for unemployment benefits dropped last week to 340,000. Federal claims also declined, to 102,000. As of 14 August, nearly 12.2 million Americans were receiving some form of jobless aid, including 9.2 million enrolled in pandemic programs set to expire on Monday.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 1 - 11:58am
Researchers have found that ending pandemic jobless benefits does little to boost employment, but cuts deeply into people's spending power. Something to keep in mind as benefits expire for millions of people next week. https://t.co/jivSJ5PehY