Trump Tweets Stimulus Check Is Pitiful Suggests Congress Amend Bill

Trump Tweets Stimulus Check Is Pitiful Suggests Congress Amend Bill

After months of waiting for a second stimulus package, both chambers of Congress finally agreed on a bill. On Dec. 22, 2020, the Senate announced the legislation would be sent to the president for his signature. Approximately 8 hours later, Donald Trump tweeted he was not happy with the “ridiculously low” stimulus payment. Trump directed […]

Oregon Senate Votes to Allow Cocktails-to-Go During COVID Lockdown

Oregon Senate Votes to Allow Cocktails-to-Go During COVID Lockdown

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Oregon bars and restaurants have struggled to stay afloat. On Dec. 21, 2020, the state’s senate voted to allow cocktails-to-go to provide a lifeline for these businesses. As neighboring states rewrote laws and policies to support their alcohol-based industry, the Oregon legislature failed to respond until yesterday’s special session. During […]

Congress Sends Stimulus Bill to President Trump for Signature

Congress Sends Stimulus Bill to President Trump for Signature

As promised, both the House of Representatives and the Senate voted and passed the stimulus bill. On Dec. 21, 2021, Congress submitted the legislation to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature. Included in the bill is a year-long budget to keep the government running. The legislation’s price tag is $900 billion for the […]