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Stimulus checks: Senate sets aid vote, $1,200 direct payments not included

6 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The Senate is set to vote this week on a $500 billion "skinny" economic recovery bill that does not appear to include an additional round of $1,200 direct payments to Americans.
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced plans for a Wednesday vote. He says the bill will include money for schools, expanded unemployment benefits and additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program
“Nobody thinks this $500B+ proposal would resolve every problem forever,” McConnell said in a Saturday statement. “It would deliver huge amounts of additional help to workers and families right...
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