Tag: stimulus

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New stimulus proposal includes $600 stimulus checks for most Americans

December 17, 2020

Via: BGR

Nearly nine months after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump, another major stimulus package might finally be within reach. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has […]

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Congress returns facing government shutdown deadline, calls for stimulus amid coronavirus surge

November 30, 2020


Congress comes back to Washington this week with two thorny issues to resolve before the end of the year. Lawmakers need to pass a spending bill by Dec. 11 to prevent a government shutdown. Meanwhile, they will have to decide […]

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House Democrats push to break stimulus impasse with $2.2 trillion package

September 29, 2020

Via: Fortune

House Democrats released a scaled back $2.2 trillion proposal to extend support to the U.S. economy in face of the continuing damage from the coronavirus pandemic. The plan follows through on discussions last week to prompt a last-ditch attempt at […]

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Stimulus update: White House reaches out to Pelosi to restart negotiations on checks and unemployment benefits

August 26, 2020

Via: Fortune

Democratic and Republican leaders haven’t met to discuss a broad stimulus bill since August 7 when talks ended in a bitter stalemate. The next day, President Donald Trump bypassed Congress and signed executive orders and memorandums encompassing everything from enhanced […]