Biden's stimulus is sending checks to American parents for a year, which should cut child poverty in half. Now 41 Senate Democrats say it's too short.
Republicans banned earmarks a decade ago, but Democrats have put them back on the table. They could help pass bills like the $1.9 trillion stimulus.
Earmarks were banned by Republicans after past abuses, but now Democrats hope to bring them back with guidelines on transparency and proper vetting.
House Democrats unveiled legislation to set up a program to send checks to families for a year. The payments would be up to $US300 monthly, depending on the child’s age. Biden has expressed support for the plan, which could form part of his relief package. Visit the Business section of […]