(ATLANTA) -- When Michelle Lockhart was a teenager in Atlanta, she had to work two jobs -- as a camp counselor and fast-food worker -- to take care of her family. She said her mother became disabled at that time due to a brain tumor,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A proposal to levy a new tax code on America's ultra-wealthy has sent shockwaves through the nation's capital and beyond on Wednesday, as lawmakers struggle to reach an agreement over how to pay for President Joe Biden's trillion-dollar Build Back Better initiative. Senate... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 50 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Latinas typically earn only 57 cents for every dollar earned by white, non-Hispanic men and must work nearly 23 months to earn what white men earn in... Read More.
It's been a while since actor-singer Tyrese Gibson has been in the studio to make new music. Gibson, who reprises his role as Roman Pearce in the latest Fast & Furious installment, F9, says there's a reason for that. "My love for music doesn't allow for me... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Federal income tax filings and payments for individuals are due Monday. The Treasury Department and the IRS extended the deadline in March. "This continues to be a tough time for many people, and the IRS wants to continue to do everything possible to... Read More.
(NEWARK, N.J.) -- The most populous city in New Jersey has launched a pilot program to give guaranteed income to some residents, as the pandemic has exacerbated the racial wealth gap and exposed the economic vulnerabilities millions of Americans face. Experts say success in Newark,... Read More.
By MACK MULDOFSKY, STEPHANIE FASANO and ASHAN SINGH, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- It was 95 degrees outside in Connecticut, but 300 degrees over the grill. Still, chef “Daddy Jack” Chaplin was completely unbothered as he live-streamed his show, “Cookin’ with... Read More.
The “Out of Reach” report generated annually by the National Low Income Housing Coalition details that a minimum wage worker in Snohomish County would need to work 122 hours per week and earn $75,960 annually in order to reasonably afford a two bedroom apartment.... Read More.