Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has insisted on liability processions in the next round of relief, but Democratic lawmakers argue the protections will hurt workers.
Senate Republicans delayed the release of their stimulus proposal, as talks continue between lawmakers and the White House.
The massive Twitter hack that targeted prominent billionaires and politicians is raising concerns about disinformation and cybersecurity ahead of the November election.
The extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits is set to expire at the end of July. Lawmakers still have not agreed on what to do about it.
Most Americans would not sue their employer or other businesses if they were exposed to COVID-19, according to a new Yahoo Finance-Harris poll.
An exclusive survey by Yahoo Finance and the Harris Poll finds the majority of Americans want enhanced unemployment benefits to continue past July. The poll found most Americans think the boosted benefits help the economy -- but also discourage work.
Congress has already authorized about $3 trillion for coronavirus relief. Now lawmakers and the administration are considering what to include in the next stimulus package.
The Government Accountability Office found the Paycheck Protection Program faces "significant risk" for fraud -- and the Small Business Administration is failing to provide critical information for oversight.
Several civil rights organizations are suing the Small Business Administration to stop it from denying Paycheck Protection Program loans to people with criminal records.
Democratic members of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus are asking big banks for documents, information about how they dispersed PPP loans.
On Wednesday Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza testified on Capitol Hill about the Paycheck Protection Program and other measures designed to help small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic.
Beefed up unemployment benefits are set to expire this summer, even as millions of Americans remain unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do next.
Bharat Ramamurti, a member of the Congressional Oversight Commission, says so far the Fed and Treasury have propped up the stock market, while failing to protect jobs.
Lawmakers in Washington are working to change the Paycheck Protection Program as small businesses ask for more flexibility.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee wants to use the unemployment rate to determine when to phase out expanded unemployment benefits.
U.S. Senators are asking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for information about the company's disciplinary policies after firing workers who raised health and safety concerns.
A group of senators is urging the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration to give businesses more flexibility in how they spend PPP loans.
A group of Senators want to guarantee furloughed or laid off workers' wages up to $90,000 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the Paycheck Protection Program gets ready to run out of money, lawmakers are trying to come to an agreement to replenish it.