Economic fallout of ruling will hurt poor women most

Economic fallout of ruling will hurt poor women most

Data: Axios research; Cartogram: Sara Wise and Oriana Gonzalez/Axios Lower-income women will likely bear the brunt of Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the constitutional right to an abortion. Why it matters: Though it may seem solely personal and political, abortion access is also an economic issue for women in the U.S., where they often

Legacy offers forgivable loans for businesses hurt by COVID pandemic

Legacy offers forgivable loans for businesses hurt by COVID pandemic

As the country inches to some sense of normalcy, small businesses — especially minority-owned companies — are still struggling to recover from the pandemic’s financial gut punch. Shutdowns during the early days of the pandemic and keeping pace with public health orders wreaked havoc on mom-and-pop businesses’ bottom line. Even as businesses open up, mask restrictions loosen