Coronavirus

Governor Newsom has announced his stimulus plans for the state economy, the “Equitable Recovery for California’s Business and Jobs” plan. While increased support to those who are harmed is necessary, neither California nor the U.S. require an economic stimulus, as traditionally defined. To see why, consider...

Watch Lance Izumi, senior director of PRI's Center for Education, discuss the debate over school reopenings and the resignation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Newsy, the national cable news network. [video width="640" height="480" mp4="https://www.pacificresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Newsy-7_00-PM-8_00-PM-Lance-Izumi-interview-NT-1.8.2021.mp4"][/video]...

New federal COVID stimulus package could help in short term; longer-term impact less clear By Sarah Downey As final agreements on the new COVID-19 stimulus package were negotiated last week, crucial help for businesses and families was approved alongside projects having less to do with economic recovery. “The new relief...