Stimulus

Executive Orders Extend COVID Relief Including $400 a Week Unemployment Benefits

On Saturday, President Trump bypassed Congress and signed executive orders providing coronavirus relief. The executive orders extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes, and offer federal eviction and student loan relief.
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The $600 Unemployment Benefits End This Weekend – What Happens Next?

The $600 enhanced unemployment benefits, which were part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, are set to expire this weekend. As far as what happens next, there are a few different scenarios.
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Man Becomes Homeless While Waiting for COVID-19 Unemployment Claim

A delay in receiving unemployment benefits led to a Nevada man being forced to live on the streets. The Las Vegas resident was approved to begin getting Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), but weeks went by without receiving any money.
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Nearly One-Third of Unemployment Benefits Have Not Been Paid Out Yet

With more than 40 million Americans currently out of work, many have yet to receive any unemployment benefits. $67 billion has yet to be paid out via overloaded and antiquated government systems.
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House Passes $3 Trillion Stimulus Package for Coronavirus Relief; Bill Now Moves to Senate

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a second coronavirus relief bill. The HEROES Act, worth $3 trillion in aid, passed by a vote of 208 - 199.
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Some Social Security Recipients to Get Stimulus Checks Starting Today

According to the Social Security Administration, many Americans that receive Social Security benefits will get their stimulus checks today. See the details.
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The 10 U.S. Cities With the Highest Percentages of People Receiving Stimulus Checks

SmartAsset looked at Census Bureau data for information on residents of the top 200 largest cities in America to determine which cities have the highest percentages of people benefiting from the stimulus bill. See the details.
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