January 8, 2021

The Hill: Democrats vow to deliver $2K checks with control of Senate

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But Democrats argue that the more-direct assistance to Americans is needed at a time when many are struggling to cover basic expenses.

According to an analysis released Thursday by the left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, people in the bottom 60 percent of income would on average see their income rise by 11 percent with the $2,000 payments floated in the House bill, compared to a 3 percent increase with only a payment of $600. Read more