Tuesday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Tuesday’s business headlines.

Late renters’ payments

Nearly 20% of renters in America are behind on their payments.

The typical delinquent renter now owes $5,600, being nearly four months behind on their monthly payment, according to a new analysis. This includes utilities and late fees.

Fifty-seven billion dollars is owed by just more than 10 million renters.

Delta, Alaska airlines

Delta and Alaska airlines say employees won’t have to have a COVID vaccine to fly on its planes.

However, employees who work international flights may end up having no choice.

Several countries have indicated they will pass laws requiring vaccinations for all passengers and aircrews entering their countries.

United has said its employees will have to get the vaccine.


Google said it will open up select facilities for use as vaccination sites and bolster search results to provide better information on where to find a vaccine for COVID-19.

The company plans to expand the initiative nationally.

Google said it will donate $150 million to help with vaccine education and reaching underserved communities.

Government electirc vehicles

President Joe Biden plans to replace the government’s vehicle fleet with electric vehicles assembled in the U.S.

He announced the plan when signing a new “Buy American” executive order.

The government is a major purchaser of vehicles, However, replacing such a fleet with EVS assembled domestically will be costly and take time.