Breaking: US Senate Passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill. What does this mean for you? A complete breakdown including, The bill provides direct payments of up to $1,400 for some Americans $300 per week jobless benefits, Child allowance up to $3,600. Read more here.
The US Senate concluded a marathon voting session on Saturday March 6, 2021, lasting more than 25 hours!
Thus passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill 50-49.
The vote wrapped up a days-long process of debate and deliberation over the relief package.
The measure now returns to the House of Representatives for another vote on Tuesday.
Here's what you need to know:
The bill provides direct payments of up to $1,400 for some Americans
The bill extended emergency unemployment benefits: $300 per week jobless benefits and more
Child allowance up to $3,600
A minimum wage increase introduced by Senator Sanders failed, 58-42
$350 billion state/local aid
$34 billion for ACA subsidies
$14 billion vaccine distribution
100% COBRA subsidies