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U.S. President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan. Photo by MANDEL NGAN / MCT

Biden signs $1.9 trillion stimulus bill as he prepares for prime-time address commemorating the one-year anniversary of COVID-19

By Marissa Roberts March 11, 2021
President Joe Biden signed into law his proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill on Thursday, March 11, the one-year anniversary since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Stimulus checks are expected to be sent out to eligible Americans beginning this weekend.
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The Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill: What’s in it and what’s next?

By Marissa Roberts March 9, 2021
The Senate voted 50-49 on Saturday to pass President Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill with amendments and no Republican support. The extensive legislation includes stimulus checks, unemployment extensions, small business assistance, funding for COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution, funding for schools to reopen safely and more.
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