Money

CNN: When will you get your stimulus cash, and how?

The US government is preparing to send out direct payments to help individuals amid the coronavirus pandemic, but those who need the money most...

AP: Urgent question from small businesses: When will aid arrive?

When will the money arrive? That’s the urgent question for small business owners who have been devastated by the...

AP: Fed steps in once again to try to smooth out lending markets

The Federal Reserve is intervening once again to try to smooth out the world’s lending markets, this time by lending dollars to...

BBC: Coronavirus: ‘I don’t want a flight voucher, where’s my refund?’

Frustrated customers are demanding that airlines make it easier to claim a refund for flights cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak.

AP: Job cuts pile up, Ford to make ventilators at parts plant

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Monday related...

CNN: Answering 6 key questions about Congress’ coronavirus response package

(CNN) Congress is gearing up to vote on its largest emergency aid package in US history in order to respond to the coronavirus outbreak...

AP: With billions at stake, banks try to save stunned borrowers

NEW YORK (AP) — Tarred as villains during the 2008 financial meltdown, banks of all sizes are trying to help out Americans...

CNN: Senate stimulus deal includes individual checks — but don’t expect the money right away

Lawmakers struck a $2 trillion stimulus deal early Wednesday that includes sending checks directly to individuals amid the coronavirus crisis -- but it will likely take...

CNN: McConnell says no votes tonight as stimulus negotiations continue

Pressure has been intensifying for days on the Senate to pass a massive stimulus package to respond to the economic fallout of...

CNN: Senate Republicans unveil $1 trillion economic stimulus package to address coronavirus fallout

Washington (CNN) Senate Republicans on Thursday formally rolled out a $1 trillion economic stimulus plan intended to deliver critical aid to US businesses and...

CNN: Trump allows borrowers to suspend student loan payments for two months

Student loan borrowers will be able to suspend their federal student loan payments without penalty and without accruing interest for at...

AP: Treasury proposal: Deliver $500B to Americans starting April

By a sweeping bipartisan tally, the Senate on Wednesday approved a $100 billion-plus bill to boost testing for the coronavirus and guarantee...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...