FILE – In this Wednesday, June 24, 2020, file photo, Southwest Airlines jets sit at gates at Love Field in Dallas. On Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, the airline warned nearly 7,000 employees that they could lose their jobs unless labor unions accept concessions to help Southwest cope with a sharp […]

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump spent his Christmas golfing in Florida as a government shutdown looms and COVID relief hangs in the balance. Trump, at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach for the holidays, had no events on his public schedule after throwing the future of a […]

PALM BEACH (AP) — After tossing a grenade that threatens to blow up a massive COVID relief and government funding bill and force a government shutdown in the midst of a pandemic, President Donald Trump was golfing on Christmas for a second straight day. Failure to agree on the bill […]

FILE – This Oct. 22, 2018, file photo shows the Plumpjack Wine & Spirits store in San Francisco, part of the Plumpjack Group collection of wineries, bars, restaurants, hotels and liquors stores. Companies affiliated with Gov. Gavin Newsom received nearly $3 million in loans designed to help small businesses survive […]

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezBiden names John Kerry as ‘climate czar’ in new administration Maloney vows to overhaul a House Democratic campaign machine ‘stuck in the past’ Ocasio-Cortez defends Harry Styles wearing dress on Vogue cover: ‘It looks wonderful’ MORE (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzMcSally, staff asked to […]

BOSTON (SHNS) – Three months after Gov. Charlie Baker signed a more than $1.1 billion COVID relief spending bill, the administration has made the final $213 million available for dozens of non-profits, municipal departments, and hospitals to claim with just two months left until much of the federal money used […]

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making Economic Injury Disaster Loans of up to $2 million available to eligible small businesses, agricultural cooperatives, and nonprofits impacted by excessive rain that occurred Oct. 1, 2019 through June 3, 2020.  SBA extended the loans following the Secretarial Disaster Declaration obtained by Governor Whitmer from U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue last year.   “This is welcome news for Michigan […]

The Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGraham dismisses calls to delay Barrett confirmation hearings Pelosi calls Trump administration policies on testing and tracing inadequate Durbin: Republicans have been ‘packing the court for the past three and a half years, and they brag about it’ MORE hit […]

“I am a disaster relief worker.” Those are six words I never thought I would say. What did it take to move me from empathy to action? Apparently, it took 2020. With the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple large-scale disasters impacting our country, this challenging year inspired me to find a […]

America’s live event and entertainment businesses came to a screeching halt this year when most states imposed restrictions on large gatherings because of COVID-19. Now, many say their industry feels forgotten, and they need financial relief to survive. Brad Dunnum has owned ARIA Show Technology in western Michigan since 1999, […]

HOWARD COUNTY, MD — More than 200 Howard County businesses have received grants in the first round of funding issued by the HoCo RISE Business Relief Grant Program. Howard County officials allocated $5.7 million in CARES Act funding toward the grant program to provide financial assistance to businesses in targeted […]