Tag: Stimulus

Republicans continue to oppose $1.9T COVID relief bill, along with stimulus checks as bill heads to Senate

Republicans continue to oppose $1.9T COVID relief bill, along with stimulus checks as bill heads to Senate

There were only two Democrats who voted against the House version of the latest COVID-19 relief bill. It passed. But as the bill heads to Senate for consideration- significant questions remain. The $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package would send $1,400 checks to ... MORE
Stimulus checks of $1,400 likely limited to those making less than $50,000

Stimulus checks of $1,400 likely limited to those making less than $50,000

The next round of stimulus checks will very likely not be going out to as large a crowd as the first two rounds of payments did. In an effort to “find bipartisan ground” with Republicans, President Joe Biden has indicated interest in ... MORE
Republicans call for $1,000 stimulus checks, big reduction in eligibility

Republicans call for $1,000 stimulus checks, big reduction in eligibility

Republican lawmakers have countered the proposal by President Joe Biden and Democrats to hand out $1,400 stimulus checks to Americans making less than $75,000. The Republican proposal would come with a significantly smaller price tag overall, and only send out $1,000 stimulus ... MORE
Biden to push $2,000 stimulus checks, unemployment extension immediately

Biden to push $2,000 stimulus checks, unemployment extension immediately

President-elect Joe Biden will unveil a new round of stimulus relief checks that he aims to push out on Day #1 of his administration. It will be a narrowly focused relief package, which would increase the direct payments to Americans making less ... MORE
IRS: Don’t throw away your $600 stimulus debit card when it comes in the mail

IRS: Don’t throw away $600 stimulus debit card when it comes in the mail

Don’t immediately throw away a debit card if you get one in the mail over the next month. The Internal Revenue Service says that around 8 million people are going to receive their stimulus payments that way. Those debit cards will be ... MORE
Coronavirus, News, Stimulus
Schumer says additional stimulus checks coming with Democrats in control

Schumer says additional stimulus checks coming with Democrats in control

The new majority leader in the U.S. Senate has opened the door to additional stimulus checks, as well as an infrastructure spending bill. “This is a good bill but we’re going to have to do more in terms of trying to get ... MORE
Second stimulus hits snag with millions of eligible recipients getting ineligibility m

$600 stimulus checks hit major snag as eligible Americans wait for payments

Have you received your stimulus check yet? Millions of Americans who make under the $75,000 salary cap have been receiving their stimulus checks over the last several days. The IRS even re-launched a tool that was active in the spring for tracking ... MORE
News, Politics, Stimulus
$600 stimulus checks will start rolling out immediately

$600 stimulus checks will start rolling out immediately

While it was bad news on Tuesday for those that were hopeful for approval of a $2,000 stimulus deal – the $600 checks already approved-and-signed by President Donald Trump will begin hitting checking accounts sooner than expected. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin ... MORE
$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Republicans in U.S. Senate

$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Republicans in U.S. Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell blocked Democrats’ push to immediately bring President Donald Trump’s demand for $2,000 stimulus checks up for a vote. Instead, he said the chamber would ‘begin a process’ to address the issue. It’s unclear what that means, since ... MORE
$600 stimulus checks will be sent in days after pandemic relief bill signed relief signed into law

$600 stimulus checks will be sent in days after pandemic relief bill signed

President Donald Trump has signed the pandemic relief package, which was set to deliver $600 stimulus checks to most Americans. The $900 billion pandemic relief package was signed in addition to a $1.4 trillion package to fund the government and avoid a ... MORE
Coronavirus, News, Stimulus
Will $2,000 stimulus checks get approved before 2021?

Will $2,000 stimulus checks get approved before 2021?

What’s the deal with stimulus checks? Throughout the last week COVID-19 economic relief has been debated, voted on, passed, rejected, and sent back to Congress by President Donald Trump. It started Monday with the passage of a $900+ billion package, which included ... MORE
$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy T

$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy President Trump

After brief hopes that Congress would agree to $2,000 stimulus checks for most Americans following President Donald Trump’s public criticism of the $900 billion economic relief package – Republicans blocked a measure by Democrats on Christmas Eve to bump distributions up. It ... MORE
President Trump calls for stimulus bo to $2,000 immediately, calls $600 a ‘disgrace’

President Trump calls for stimulus boost to $2,000 immediately, says $600 a ‘disgrace’

In a stunning turn Tuesday night, President Donald Trump said that he may not sign the Coronavirus relief bill, which was approved by Congress on Monday. He called the $600 stimulus payments ‘a disgrace’ and suggested that payments should be upwards of ... MORE
What are the rules for new $600 stimulus? Fast answers before relief rollout

Who won’t receive $600 stimulus? New rules for COVID-19 relief

Millions of Americans will begin receiving stimulus checks in the coming weeks. Some of those could be deposited as soon as next week. However, the new $600 stimulus checks included in the most-recent coronavirus relief bill passed by Congress will come with ... MORE
$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today

$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today

Editor’s Note: Congress has since killed hopes of passing a $2,000 stimulus bonus on Christmas Eve. Read about it here. If Congress is successful at increasing stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 it would mark a pivotal moment federal response to the ... MORE