President Trump Signs Executive Order on Pandemic Relief
President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order and three memorandums to address pandemic relief in response to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. After negotiations for a relief package between the White House and lawmakers collapsed, the executive actions are intended to extend pandemic unemployment benefits, student loan payment deferrals, eviction protections and payroll tax cuts.
These actions address four areas of pandemic relief:
- Federal Unemployment Benefits
- Student Loan Payments
- Eviction Protections
- Payroll Tax Cuts
Refer to the attached News Brief for details.