covid stimulus


State lawsuits over stimulus tax rule face uphill battle

BY: - May 3, 2021

States were told by the federal government that they can’t use pandemic relief funds passed by Congress in March to lower taxes. In response, 16 states have filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of that restriction in the US$1.9 trillion legislation, known as the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The rescue plan makes $350 billion […]


Transitional? Biden is on his way to being the most transformational president in decades

BY: - April 2, 2021

What caretaker presidency? If you thought that President Joe Biden was going to be content whiling away his four years at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, serving, as he once described himself, as a “transition[al]” candidate and president, then the last few weeks should put that misconception to rest. Even if he stopped at the $1.9 trillion American […]