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Trump’s delay on signing the stimulus bill could have cost unemployed Americans $5.9 billion — but now new reporting suggests payments won’t lapse as feared

President Donald Trump finally signed the $US900 billion COVID-19 relief bill nearly a week after it was passed by Congress. The delay meant that unemployed Americans could have missed a week of the $US300 supplemental unemployment insurance the bill provides. However, the Department of Labour told The Hill and CNBC […]
Trump’s delay on signing the stimulus bill could have cost unemployed Americans $5.9 billion — but now new reporting suggests payments won’t lapse as feared
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This map shows how much the $600 stimulus check is worth in every state

Congress has finally agreed on a new economic stimulus package, including $US600 direct payments to most US adults. Those payments will go a lot further in some parts of the country than others. Using cost-of-living estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, we put together a map showing what $US600 […]
This map shows how much the $600 stimulus check is worth in every state
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Congress just approved more funding for struggling small businesses. Here’s what’s different this time around.

After months of negotiations, Congress struck a $US900 billion stimulus deal, including $US325 billion for small businesses and a continuation of the Paycheck Protection Program. The federal coronavirus relief package will also renew benefits for contract workers and freelancers through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program. The deal allocates money for […]
Congress just approved more funding for struggling small businesses. Here’s what’s different this time around.
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Congressional leaders strike a long-awaited stimulus deal: $600 checks and $300 federal weekly unemployment benefits for Americans

Top congressional leaders clinched a stimulus deal on Sunday after months of on-again, off-again negotiations. The federal coronavirus relief package will contain $US600 checks and $US300 in added weekly unemployment benefits. Votes on the package are expected to take place Monday. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Congressional leaders […]
Congressional leaders strike a long-awaited stimulus deal: $600 checks and $300 federal weekly unemployment benefits for Americans