Biden stimulus checks are one small step closer: Here’s the latest after the Senate budget vote

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The vote sets the stage for a debate on the next COVID-19 relief package, which could ultimately pass without GOP support. Almost a year into the coronavirus pandemic , and with millions of Americans still waiting for some kind of relief, the Senate has voted to move forward with a budget resolution that would allow a measure to pass with only a simple majority. Read Full Story

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Stimulus check 3: Here’s what happens next now that the Senate finally approved COVID-19 relief

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$1,400 stimulus checks could be sent out as soon as Friday, provided this one thing happens first. Over the weekend, the Senate passed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The passage of the bill was split along party lines with all Democrats voting in favor of it and all Republicans voting against it. Included in the bill is the third round of economic impact payments and other measures to get funds to struggling Americans, including: Read Full Story

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Biden stimulus update: When is my third IRS check, unemployment, or student loan forgiveness coming?

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After the Senate pulled an all-nighter, here’s the latest on coronavirus relief. So Joe Biden is now president, and he’s leading a Democrat-led Congress to pass a $1.9 trillion in stimulus aid. So deposits will be arriving in your bank account any day, right? Well, no. First comes the vote-a-rama. Here’s the latest as we head into the weekend: Read Full Story

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Stimulus check eligibility update: Here are the winners and losers, according to the latest plan

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Congress is close to signing off on a third round of stimulus checks, but the details of who qualifies may change. Wondering where your next stimulus check is hiding? Excellent question! It is currently in legislative purgatory between the House and the Senate. The House passed the latest bill for coronavirus relief last weekend ; the Senate is expected to vote soon on its own version of the bill, possibly this week. That vote-a-rama will be quite a show: Republicans will feed the Senate amendments for endless hours, aiming to reveal splits among Democrats on key issues , as well as create content for future political ads. The main battlefields will be topics such as raising the federal minimum wage to $15. Read Full Story

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Stimulus update: What the new Senate vote means for extra unemployment and 2nd checks

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The skinny bill failed as it was expected to. Election Day is less than two weeks away. Is there any hope for a COVID stimulus package before November 3? On Wednesday, the Senate voted on a new “skinny” stimulus package for coronavirus relief, which is not to be confused with last month’s failed “skinny” stimulus bill. This one included more weekly unemployment benefits, as well as $100 billion for schools. Here’s the latest update on what’s happening with the long-stalled coronavirus relief efforts on Capitol Hill: Read Full Story

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Here’s what’s in Mitch McConnell’s stimulus plan (no mention of $1,200 checks)

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The blame game continues on Capitol Hill as Americans reeling from the coronavirus pandemic go empty-handed. After promising to take up a stimulus bill for coronavirus relief this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell outlined what his striped-down plan would include in a press release on Saturday. The Senate is expected to vote on the proposal on Wednesday. Here’s what McConnell says it will include: Read Full Story

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Stimulus update: What’s next for the Senate vote after Ron Johnson delayed your third check?

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Your check is still coming (fingers crossed), but later than planned. Here’s the latest update as we head into the weekend. It’s been a day in the United States Senate. Yesterday, Republican senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin singlehandedly delayed the arrival of your next stimulus check when he employed an arcane Senate rule to require that clerks read aloud the 628-page American Rescue Plan in its entirety. This took until after 2 a.m. , thereby pushing back debate on the stimulus bill to today. Here’s the latest update on the coronavirus relief package as we head into the weekend: Read Full Story

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