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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene vows to file articles of impeachment against Biden

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the newly elected Republican from Georgia, took to Twitter Wednesday to announce that she will be filing articles of impeachment against President-elect Joe Biden a day after the inauguration.

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Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the U.S. Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.

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Schumer says Senate could vote on barring Trump from running for office again

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that if President Donald Trump is convicted at his Senate impeachment trial, the chamber will hold a separate vote on barring him from running for office again.

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Finance

Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan calls for stimulus checks, unemployment support and more

President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled the details of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package designed to support households and businesses through the pandemic.

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Jobless claims surge to highest weekly total since August

First-time claims for unemployment insurance jumped to 965,000 last week amid signs of a slowdown in hiring due to pandemic restrictions, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

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Just 39% of Americans could pay for a $1,000 emergency expense

Unexpected bills, like an emergency car repair or medical bill, are a fact of life. Yet not everyone can afford to pay up when those kinds of unforeseen events arise.

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Business

Private payrolls post first drop since April as coronavirus spread hits job growth, ADP says

Private payrolls in December contracted for the first time since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report Wednesday from ADP.

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Dollar General will pay workers to get vaccine; Target to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day

As the U.S. vaccine rollout gains momentum, six states are still lagging behind the rest. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina have administered fewer than 2,000 shots per 100,000 residents, according to the latest data from the CDC.

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How Covid accelerated the rise of ghost kitchens

The Covid pandemic has decimated the restaurant industry and has created hug demand for food deliveries.

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Regulatory

Final rule
Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans—Revocation Rule

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is issuing this final rule to amend its regulations governing payday, vehicle title, and certain high-cost installment loans.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues Final Rule on Consumer Disclosures Related to Debt Collection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) issued today a final rule to implement Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) requirements regarding certain disclosures for consumers.

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What a Biden presidency may mean for consumer protections

Joe Biden’s presidency could have big implications for everyday Americans when it comes to financial protections.

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