• Stores all over Las Cruces close down temporarily due to Coronavirus concerns.Sign 1

    Senate Passes PPP Changes Providing More Flexibility

    The Senate Wednesday evening passed a bill modifying the Paycheck Protection Program of forgivable coronavirus relief loans to small businesses. The bill, which sailed through the House last week in...

  • Unemployment claims are soaring as the coronavirus pandemic shuts down businesses.Unemployment Forms

    GOP Rethinks Opposition to Unemployment Benefits

    The $600 per week boost in unemployment benefits that Congress passed in March expires at the end of July, and Republicans have vowed not to renew them, saying they are too generous and encourage...

  • Restaurants and retail stores in Des Moines' East Village have been forced to close their doors because of the coronavirus on

    Unemployment Claims Top 42 Million

    About 1.9 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week, the Department of Labor announced Thursday, bringing the total for initial claims over the last 11 weeks to 42.6 million...