economy

Democrats push student loan forgiveness

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Democrats are proposing a resolution that calls on President Joe Biden to forgive student loan debt amid the coronavirus pandemic. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and other Democrats, held a news …

Biden and Harris receive economic briefing

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – President Biden said going big with his COVID relief bill is the best way to protect America’s health and economic future. Biden spoke during an economic briefing in the Oval Office days after he proposed a bill totaling …

Medford’s Craft Warehouse closing for good

MEDFORD, Ore. — A business that’s been operating in the Rogue Valley for decades is closing its doors permanently. Craft Warehouse on Poplar Drive in Medford provides art supplies, craft supplies, fabrics and more. However, due to an expiring lease, the business …

Senate Republicans block $2k COVID checks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Republicans in the Senate have blocked efforts to increase COVID-relief checks to $2,000. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NYU) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) tried to pass the increase Friday which president Donald Trump has requested, but both …

Dow hits record high to close the year

NEW YORK CITY (NBC) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 2020 on a record high after one of the most volatile years in recent memory. The Dow closed up just shy of 197 points to close at 30,606.48. Thursday’s move came …