A top House Republican criticized the $400 weekly federal unemployment benefit in the White House stimulus plan, saying the GOP doesn’t want ‘wasteful spending’

Summary List Placement Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas — the ranking Republican on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee — was critical of elements within the White House’s stimulus proposal on Thursday, including a $400 weekly federal unemployment benefit. During an interview with Fox Business, Brady said many Republicans are reluctant to back a […]

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How to blur your Skype background before a call begins or during a call, and hide a messy or distracting room

Summary List Placement As people increasingly work remotely and take part in online meetings from home, a new kind of problem has started to occur: cluttered, messy or otherwise unprofessional backgrounds in conference calls.  Like most web conference apps, Skype has risen to the challenge by letting you digitally blur the background in your calls. […]

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A $500 restaurant card is being mailed to unemployed people in Hawaii that can be used on food orders — including alcohol and the tip

Summary List Placement   Those who are unemployed in Hawaii will soon be getting some additional relief in the form of a new restaurant card. The state’s Chamber of Commerce will use $75 million of its CARES Act money to give $500 debit cards to residents who have qualified for unemployment insurance since March 25 […]

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