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How COVID-19 Affected California’s Economy

How COVID-19 Affected California’s Economy

Samuel Stebbins | The Center Square contributor The U.S. economy reported its worst quarterly decline in modern history during the COVID-19 pandemic, with gross domestic product shrinking at an annual rate of 31.4% in the second quarter. The economy bounced back in the third quarter, but efforts to contain the virus’s spread throughout 2020 still resulted in a […]

California unemployment benefits delayed for many amid surge in applications

California unemployment benefits delayed for many amid surge in applications

By Miriam Hernandez Jobless workers may be getting unwelcome news as they file for unemployment benefits. The state Economic Development Department is struggling to keep up with the surge in applications and more people are getting notices that they have a past penalty that is putting their check on hold.”If I don’t get that I could lose my […]