Biden expects to sign the COVID-19 bill into law on Friday. The package includes $1,400 stimulus checks to millions of Americans.
The White House has said that a large number of Americans should expect to receive the stimulus check within the next few weeks.
The Republican lawmaker has earned bipartisan pushback for repeatedly using procedural tactics to stall congressional business in recent weeks.
"We take the win," Rep. Pramila Jayapal told reporters on Capitol Hill on Monday. "We believe it's our work that made it as progressive as it is."
The JPMorgan chief says the US economy could be in for 'gangbuster' growth but there's a risk of too much stimulus.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Biden is sticking with a $US1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus. Psaki said Tuesday that Biden rejected GOP demands to lower the amount. The president met with GOP senators on Monday about coronavirus relief. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. White House […]
Over 50 progressive Democrats urged President Joe Biden on Thursday to consider sending recurring stimulus checks to Americans. The letter, signed by Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and others, doesn’t specify an amount, but the group has previously shown support for $US2,000. Biden has proposed a one-time direct payment of […]
After Democrats pulled off a stunning victory in Georgia late Tuesday evening, another round of direct payments to Americans could be likely. The victories give Democrats control of the Senate for the first time in six years. Once President-elect Joe Biden takes office, the Democratic party will have control over […]
Congress has still not reached a new stimulus deal to aid the millions of Americans financially struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. A bipartisan group of senators unveiled a $US908 billion proposal on Tuesday, though it leaves out $US1,200 direct payments. Time is running out on Capitol Hill to pass […]
President Trump wants his signature to appear on the relief checks many Americans will receive in the coming weeks, according to a recent report. The checks are a part of the direct payments to eligible Americans included in the $US2 trillion stimulus package signed into law Friday. The stimulus package, […]
Americans will receive their relief checks from the government in about three weeks, according to the stimulus package deal the Senate approved on Wednesday, but for some, it could take longer. The US Senate passed a $US2 trillion stimulus package Wednesday to help Americans deal with the economic fallout of […]
The full economic toll from the coronavirus won’t be known for months, but low-income Americans are most at risk. “Because of that vulnerability, it means they will feel the impact first and probably most acutely,” Dr. Diana Hernandez of Columbia University told Business Insider. It could lead to a renewed […]
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[credit provider=”Flickr / pushthisbutton” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jorislouwes/6739052883/in/photostream/”] Hardly anyone pays with a check these days, but that hasn’t stopped big banks from gouging people who bounce them.Banks may mark up processing charges by as much as 470,000 per cent, according to author David Cay Johnson, who discusses various forms of price gouging […]
[credit provider=”Alexander Bohn/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fish2000/5717419858/”] To celebrate National Friendship Day, let’s talk about one of the most common awkward money issue that comes up with friends. When you’re dining out with friends and the check arrives, things can turn uncomfortable quickly. Is the tip included? Should the cost be divided evenly? […]
[credit provider=”flickr/virtualsugar” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/virtualsugar/6695741245/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] With mobile wallets, online checking accounts and person-to-person electronic payments all the rage, and direct deposit old news at this point, the personal paper check is beginning to look understandably silly and cumbersome.Why, with all this technology at our fingertips do we need to actually write something […]