Social distancing updates, help with your bills, and new rules at Costco. Here are some of the latest coronavirus headlines from KARE 11:
Coronavirus crunch: It’s April 1. How will I pay my bills?
TED spread--difference between the 3-month LIBOR and 3-month T-bill interest rate--spiked further to 1.22% this week, a new cycle high. >1% indicates heightened credit risk in the economy because bills'>T-bills are ~risk-free while LIBOR is credit risk of lending to commercial banks.
Search for bills relating to #COVID19 by state using an interactive map, refreshed with the latest legislation multiple times a day
After his mom died a few years ago, his family has struggled to pay the bills. He’s been wearing the same clothes and shoes. His classmates chipped in for his birthday, and bought him new shoes, clothes and football gear 🙏 (via porterrharris/Instagram)
On the same day: - Two prosecutors have resigned from the DOJ to protest the administration’s intervention to lighten the sentence of one of Trump’s accomplices - The Senate GOP blocked votes on three bills to secure our elections The rule of law & our democracy are in crisis.