Senate Votes To Kick Off Marathon Debate Over $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief BillThe Senate voted to proceed to debate over President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Thursday, kicking off a flurry of activity aimed at getting a final bill to the president's desk before several key relief programs expire on March 14.
Senate Democrats Limit Eligibility For Stimulus Checks In $1.9 trillion COVID BillWashington — President Biden and moderate Senate Democrats have struck a deal to limit eligibility for direct stimulus checks to Americans, lowering the income level for those who would qualify for payments, according to a Democratic source.
COVID Relief Funds Spent On Private Security For Animal, Homeless Shelters, Surveys About CoronavirusThe city has received hundreds of millions of federal and state dollars to deal with COVID-related issues. Some you may expect - others you wouldn’t.
GOP Senators Detail $618 Billion COVID Relief CounterofferThe proposal by the group, led by Senator Susan Collins of Maine, totals roughly $618 billion, or about a third of the size of the $1.9 trillion plan put forward by the president and Democratic leaders in Congress.