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House Democrats Unveil Scaled-Back Coronavirus Stimulus Package

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The $2.2 trillion package is still nearly a trillion dollars over what Trump said he'd be willing to sign.
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House Democrats roll out new $2.2 trillion stimulus plan that includes $600 federal unemployment benefits and a 2nd round of $1,200 direct payments

House Democrats roll out new $2.2 trillion stimulus plan that includes $600 federal unemployment benefits and a 2nd round of $1,200 direct payments

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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House Democrats unveiled late on Monday a new $2.2 trillion stimulus plan which includes reviving $600 federal unemployment benefits and a second round of stimulus checks for millions of American taxpayers.
The new proposal - still named the Heroes Act - comes after House Democrats passed a $3.4 trillion spending package in May. It initially formed the basis of their coronavirus relief negotiations with Republicans, though they have lowered their demands and now insist on at least $2.2 trillion in new spending.
Here are several of the package's provisions:
$600...
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House Democrats are working on another stimulus package. What we know so far

House Democrats are working on another stimulus package. What we know so far

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

House Democrats are drafting a new stimulus bill in the $2.2 trillion to $2.4 trillion range as they aim to move closer to a comprise with the White House.
This bill is set to be scaled back from the $3 trillion Democrat-proposed HEROS Act , which passed in the House back in May but died without a vote in the Republican controlled Senate.
If this new bill passes the House, it's unlikely to clear the Senate-where Republicans are still opposed to going above $1.3 trillion in the next stimulus package. However, it does give us an indication of Democrats' priorities as they restart their...
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