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Fourth stimulus checks are unlikely. Here’s what federal aid could be coming next

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As vaccines ramp up and the economy reopens, many individuals and families may be eager to see this side effect of the Covid-19 pandemic continue: government stimulus checks. A recent poll from Data for Progress found 65% of Americans are......

Biden has promised not to raise taxes on people earning less than $400,000. What changes he could push for instead

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Joe Biden speaks on the anniversary of the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 11, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images With the latest......

Sen. Joe Manchin open to party-line vote on future bills with voting rights legislation now in focus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senator Joe Manchin (D-WVA) removes his mask to speak as bipartisan members of the Senate and House gather to announce a framework for fresh coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief legislation at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 1,......

New stimulus proposals look like a guaranteed income experiment. Early results show whether it will work

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York City housing advocates and tenants march to demand Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancel rent amid the pandemic on Oct. 10, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein | Corbis News | Getty Images The new federal coronavirus relief bill that’s poised to be......

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......

Pelosi says $15 federal minimum wage will be in the bill the House sends to Senate. Here’s what you need to know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) participates in a news conference on the third day of the Senate impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, February 11, 2021. Erin Scott | Reuters House Speaker Nancy......

$1,400 stimulus checks: What we know about who could qualify based on House Democrats’ latest plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here sturti | E+ | Getty Images Democrats are forging ahead with plans to send millions of Americans $1,400 stimulus checks. Their most recent proposal sheds light on just who could be eligible for the money once it’s approved. The House......

How this child tax credit proposal could give some families monthly $300 checks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden wants to get more money to certain American families by expanding the child tax credit for one year. For those who are eligible, that would mean extra cash could come their way via a refund check. Now......

Black leaders offer several key steps to help close the racial wealth gap

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the nation celebrates the achievements of African-Americans during Black History Month, it is also a time to look ahead. Black leaders have some advice for the next generation of African-Americans about how to bridge the racial wealth and income......

Biden wants to increase stimulus checks to $2,000. Here’s what we know about those payments

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President-elect Joe Biden at a drive-in rally in Atlanta on Jan. 4, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The push for $2,000 stimulus checks just got stronger. President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his stimulus plan in a speech on Thursday night......

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