Stimulus Check Update: Nancy Pelosi Says Sides 'Making Progress' Towards Deal After President Trump Urges ActionHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Face The Nation Sunday that the two sides are making progress towards a deal, but hurdles remain.
Stimulus Check Latest: Revised HEROES Act, Passed By House, Includes $1200 Payment; $600 Additional UnemploymentThe revised HEROES Act, passed by Democrats in the House, would still include stimulus payments and enhanced unemployment benefits.
Amid Pandemic Losses, Christmas Can't Come Soon Enough For Chicago Small BusinessesBrick-and-mortar stores need holiday shoppers ASAP.
Schoolyard Tavern On Southport Avenue Announces It's Going Out Of Business Due To COVID-19The Schoolyard Tavern on Southport Avenue is the latest Chicago bar to announce it is going out of business as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Weather Turns, Outdoor Dining With Tents Isn't Always An Option For Chicago RestaurantsDemand is still high for outdoor dining. And accommodating those people who want to eat outside now that it’s getting colder is not so simple.
Stimulus Check Update: What's The Latest On A Second Payment Package?Stimulus discussions are back on the table in Washington, but time is growing short to deliver a second round of stimulus payments before the election.
Lightfoot Announces Plans For New Bronzeville Mixed-Income Apartment ComplexBronzeville is one of 10 neighborhoods part of Chicago's INVEST South/West initiative. According to the city, it's designed to "reactivate neighborhood cores that historically served as focal points for pedestrian activity, shopping, services, transportation, public spaces and quality-of life amenities for local residents."
American, United Airlines To Begin Furloughing 32,000 Employees
Allstate To Lay Off 3,800 EmployeesNorthbrook-based Allstate announced Wednesday that it will be laying off 3,800 employees – or 7.5 percent of its workforce – as part of a restructuring plan.
FAA Chief Tests Changes To Boeing's Grounded 737 MaxFAA Administrator Stephen Dickson, a pilot who flew for the military and Delta Air Lines, was expected to sit in the captain’s seat during a two-hour flight. An FAA spokesman said Boeing pilots would also be on the plane when it takes off from the former Boeing Field in the Seattle area.
As Airline Industry Loses $5 Billion A Month, Flight Attendants Fear Massive Furloughs Without Help From Congress“At one point during the pandemic, United Airlines had more pilots then they were flying passengers. That should give you an idea what they were up against,” CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg said.
Unfriendly Skies: Airline Workers Brace For Mass Layoffs“No one knows what’s going to come next and how to prepare."
Bar Owner Says Eased Pandemic Rules Coming Thursday In Chicago Will Mean Everything For BusinessEased pandemic restrictions are on the way for local bars and restaurants.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Easing COVID Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants, Fitness Centers, Personal ServicesChicago restaurants will soon be able to serve more people indoors, and bars that don’t serve food will soon be able to resume service inside under loosened COVID-19 restrictions announced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday.
Some Social Equity Applicants Say Their Own Money Is On The Line As Marijuana Licenses Are DelayedThey did everything right – secured a space, put the money up, and now they’re waiting for a marijuana license.