stimulus checks

President-elect Joe Biden to Unveil $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Plan

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up the vaccine rollout and providing financial help to people, states and local governments and business struggling with the prolonged economic fallout. The plan includes $1,400 checks for individuals, on top of $600 provided in the last COVID-19 bill….

House Republicans Block $2,000 Virus Checks Despite Trump Demand

House Republicans have shot down a Democratic bid to pass President Donald Trump’s longshot, end-of-session demand for $2,000 direct payments to most Americans. The made-for-TV clash came as the Democratic-controlled chamber convened for a pro forma session Thursday scheduled in anticipation of a smooth Washington landing for the massive, year-end legislative package. COVERAGE FROM CBS NEWS COVERAGE FROM ABC NEWS…

Inmates and Homeless May Qualify for Stimulus Checks

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Activist groups in Selma say thousands of people — are missing out on millions of dollars they’re entitled to — from the federal government. Members of the Alabama News South Coalition — and the Save Our Selves Movement for Justice and Democracy held a press conference to raise awareness about the issue Thursday morning. They…