ESTES PARK, COLO — Jan. 23, 2024 —
In some circles, the Biden administration’s announcement in early 2023 about its intent to end the COVID-19 pandemic national emergency and public health emergency declarations on May 11, 2023 came as welcome news.
That same pandemic, however, caused years’ worth of financial challenges for many — from skyrocketing inflation to loss of work and increased medical costs. Lawmakers helped by implementing pandemic-era relief programs, like rental assistance, a pause on student loan payments, suspension of work requirements for food stamps, and more than a dozen other methods for economic assistance during this unprecedented time in history. Read the full article here.