The Charger Bulletin

Economic Impact Payments: Who Gets Them and Who Doesn’t

Economic Impact Payments: Who Gets Them and Who Doesn’t

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Americans began receiving stimulus check payments this week after Pres. Donald J. Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into law on March 27. The economic impact package of $2 trillion – the biggest relief package in American history – will deposit a one-tim...

It’s Not Cheap To Be Poor

Kaitlin Mahar

April 13, 2016

The impoverished obviously have less, but did you know being poor is more expensive? A University of Michigan study regarding toilet paper found that the poor spend nearly an extra 6 percent on household staples. The Census Bureau reported that over 45 million people live below the poverty line. That’s...

UNH Contributes to State’s Economy

Samantha Mathewson

October 10, 2012

The Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges recently released a study that found that the University of New Haven and its alumni contribute greatly to the state’s economy. UNH is one of 16 independent colleges and universities in Connecticut that have an economic impact of $6 billon annually. “The...

Euro’s Collapse Could Bring Crisis for American Economy

Liana Teixeira

September 12, 2012

For about 13 years, millions of Europeans in 23 countries have shared a common currency—the euro. Since the euro launched in January 1999, 17 of the 27 members of the European Union (EU) have adopted it as their official currency. Recently, however, some experts suggest that the euro is weakening to...

World Cup’s Effect on South Africa

Miriam Correia

August 25, 2010

When people think of Africa, “great economy” isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to mind, but the World Cup this past summer has proved to jumpstart South Africa’s economy. When South Africa won the bid for the Cup in 2004, people didn’t have the highest expectations, but the country...

Cities, counties take back corporate tax breaks

Liz De La Torre

January 2, 2010

From The Associated Press CHICAGO – Cash-strapped communities have a message for corporations that promised jobs in return for tax breaks: A deal's a deal. As the economy sputters along, municipalities struggling to fix roads, fund schools and pay bills increasingly are rescinding tax abatements to companies...

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