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Analysis: With Covid relief and stimulus checks in sight, Biden asks for faith in US democracy

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here After the Senate passed its version of Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief package on a party-line vote Saturday, it now heads back to the House, where the chamber will vote Tuesday to approve changes made in the Senate. Democratic......

Biden says people will start getting stimulus checks this month as soon as House passes Covid relief bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden speaks to the press before a meeting in the Oval Office with lawmakers in the White House March 3, 2021, in Washington, DC to discuss cancer legislation. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden......

Progressives won’t oppose bill over limits on stimulus checks

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos Senate Democrats’ move to limit the eligibility for the latest round of stimulus checks to people making $80,000 or less is frustrating progressives, who say it makes little sense for President BidenJoe BidenThe West needs a more......

Nearly 160 million U.S. households to get virus stimulus checks: White House

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki answers a question from a journalist during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 4, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A total of 158.5 million households would receive direct payments under the Senate version of a $1.9 trillion coronavirus......

Senate bill will narrow income eligibility for $1,400 stimulus checks

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here That means 7 million fewer families will receive a partial payment than would have under the House version of the bill, according to an estimate from the Penn Wharton Budget Model. The new proposal will completely cut off those......

Michigan House OKs $4.2B in COVID spending, ties $1.2B to power checks

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The Michigan House on Wednesday gave final legislative approvals to a $4.2 billion supplemental spending plan that ties nearly $1.2 billion in federal funding to measures that would limit the pandemic powers of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration. The House approvals come a......

11 Senate Democrats push Biden to include recurring checks, jobless aid in next big bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Eleven Senate Democrats are pushing President Joe Biden to put recurring direct payments and enhanced jobless benefits in the economic recovery plan he will try to pass this year. In a letter to the president announced Tuesday, the lawmakers said......

Stimulus update: Latest news on stimulus checks and US relief bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here House Democrats have included a minimum wage hike in their latest Covid-19 relief bill, although a ruling from the Senate parliamentarian means it can’t be included in the final package. Improving worker pay is unrelated to pandemic relief in that raising......

Congress is moving ahead with $1,400 stimulus checks. Here’s how soon the money could arrive

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New $1,400 stimulus checks could be on the way to millions of Americans now that the House of Representatives has passed the latest coronavirus relief bill. The fate of those payments now rests in the hands of the Senate, which......

The new $1,400 stimulus checks would cost over $400 billion. Here’s how Congress plans to get the funds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden’s Covid relief plan is making its way through Congress. The $1.9 trillion bill includes money for a myriad of programs, including enhanced unemployment benefits, vaccination efforts and $1,400 stimulus checks. The direct payments alone are expected to......

Congress is working on new $1,400 stimulus checks. Here’s who could be eligible for the first time

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Austin Goergen, a student at Oregon State University, started a petition last year to allow dependents ages 17 and up to qualify for stimulus checks. Austin Goergen Washington lawmakers are one step closer to authorizing new $1,400 stimulus checks for......

Americans’ personal income and spending soared in January thanks to stimulus checks and unemployment insurance

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Personal income soared by 10% from December 2020 to January 2021 thanks in large part to government stimulus benefits, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The December 2020 Covid-19 relief bill provided $600......

The IRS says it’s sent out all stimulus checks. Here’s what to do if you didn’t get one.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The IRS has a message for people still waiting on federal stimulus payments: The money is already out the door. The tax agency said this week that it has sent more than 160 million checks — $1,200 for adults and $500......

How $1,400 stimulus checks could be best targeted based on past payments

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Casillas | DigitalVision | Getty Images A new coronavirus relief bill could give millions of Americans $1,400 stimulus checks. Congress is poised to pass the legislation in March, at which point individuals and families could see the money in......

New $1,400 stimulus checks could be coming. What we know about how soon they may arrive

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hill Street Studios | DigitalVision | Getty Images As Congress works to hammer out a deal for a new coronavirus relief bill, that could mean new stimulus checks for millions of Americans. New $1,400 direct payments are among the aid......

Consumer spending expected to see boost in January, helped by stimulus checks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman carries Nike shopping bags at the Citadel Outlet mall, as the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Commerce, California, December 3, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Aided by government stimulus checks, consumers are expected to......

As House Democrats push for $1,400 stimulus checks, deciding who qualifies could change

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stimulus checks printed at the Philadelphia Financial Center in Philadelphia. Jeff Fusco | Getty Images As a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package comes together on Capitol Hill, millions of additional direct payments to Americans could be in the works. Legislation......

New child tax credit proposals could give families more money than the $1,400 stimulus checks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Many Americans are eager to see more money from the federal government in the form of $1,400 stimulus checks. But another part of Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, changes to the child tax credit, could actually give qualifying families......

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