An aspiring writer and radio producer out of Lubbock, Texas. Jacob graduated from South Plains College in 2014 with an AAS degree in Sound Technology and is set to graduate in 2019 with a Bachelor's in Media Communications from Full Sail University in Florida. Jacob anchors KFYO News on weekday mornings and contributes to KFYO.com.
What’s in the New $1.9 Trillion Dollar Stimulus Package?
The American Rescue Act will use $1.9 trillion dollars to extend unemployment benefits, increase the child tax credit, and issue stimulus checks of $1,400.
Your Stimulus Check Won’t Be Coming in Time for Christmas
Congress is nearing an agreement on the details of a new economic stimulus package that should include direct payments of $600 per person, but don't expect them until 2021.
Harbor Freight Tools Donating Protective Equipment to Hospitals
To help replenish medical supplies at local hospitals, Harbor Freight has offered to donate their entire supply of certain protective equipment.
New Bill Mandates Companies Provide 12 Weeks of Emergency Leave
A new law allows those working for companies with fewer than 500 employees to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave under certain conditions.