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$908 Billion American Stimulus Proposal, No Direct Payments

Tuesday, Senators brought to the table, three stimulus package proposals aimed at delivering some economic relief as 2020 comes to an end. But thus far, none has brought the US any closer to a COVID-19 rescue bill that will pass both chambers of Congress.

A $908 billion proposal introduced by a group of Democratic and Republican senators on Tuesday, was rejected by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

“We just don’t have time to waste time,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters in response to the $908 billion plan.

The framework of the bipartisan relief bill released Tuesday includes:

  • $288 billion in small business aid such as Paycheck Protection Program loans
  • $160 billion in state and local government relief
  • $180 billion to fund a $300 per week supplemental unemployment benefit through March
  • $16 billion into vaccine distribution, testing, and contact tracing
  • $82 billion for education
  • $45 billion for transportation.
  • Allocate funds for rental assistance, child care, and broadband

This proposal contains no relief as far as stimulus checks for Americans. No direct payments.

“We recognize that families all across America are struggling, that businesses are closing, that hospitals are overwhelmed,” Sean. Susan Collins, a Republican from Maine, said from the Senate floor. “It is absolutely essential that we pass emergency relief.”

In October the White House offered up a $1.8 trillion package with $300 billion dollars going to key fiscal relief for state and local governments.

However, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected the offer, calling it “one step forward, two steps back.”

President Trump criticized Mnuchin for not pushing for a deal even larger than $1.8 trillion, telling Fox Business that he had informed the Treasury Secretary of his desire for a bigger bill but so far, Mnuchin “hasn’t come home with the bacon.”

Thus far, no one is coming home with the bacon.

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3 Replies to “$908 Billion American Stimulus Proposal, No Direct Payments”

  1. The governent has no clue how people.are struggling for they get more money then they should,all they do is sit at a table and talk crap and block the middle and poor class people from getting help,but yet the democrates say their trying to get us on our feet again but then they block the bills. We need help I know people who are on any type social sercurity needs the help its not like we can go out and work cause many of us are on disability.,and can’t work.the ones able to work are getting 600 a week from unemployment, that’s the reason things are bad too for the ones that can work dont for they can set on their butts and get more money.. Im not saying this to be hateful its just alot of social sercurity checks are less then 1000$ A MONTH,ssd its hard to even do everyday things.Then ssi in which some people haven’t work a day in their life except for working the system to relieve help for themselfs,themselves, im not speaking about the ones that can’t work.Im talking about the onesthat can but won’t well I said my peace so im off of here

  2. Why not. Can Send second stimulus check
    I need something buy for Christmas Gift my Three Grandkids. I don’t be like poor with my Grandkids no Gift for Christmas I don’t have no helping. I’m deaf person lady. Really Is Sad That All the World likewise Covid 19. God Bless to all World

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