Since thewas passed in March, the in , including money for for “ .” But Washington lawmakers are already looking for more ways to send funds to individuals and families. Working with President Joe Biden, Congress is planning to help struggling Americans by sending out more payments between this year and next. (States are too, with .) On the table is a fourth stimulus check that would send more money to those most in need once the are complete. That fourth payment could also take the form of recurring payments.
In March, a group of 10 progressive lawmakers, including Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, asked Biden to include regular stimulus payments (PDF) in his next stimulus bill: “We urge you to include recurring direct payments and automatic unemployment insurance extensions tied to economic conditions in your Build Back Better long-term economic plan.” A few weeks later, another group of 21 Democrats made a similar request to Biden.
The third stimulus check will help the economy to grow rapidly, yet unevenly, economists say, with some cities projected to hurt for “decades,” even withon the upswing and the US economy showing glimmers of hope. Would more direct payments arrive other than a stimulus check? We spell out some possibilities below. Additionally, here’s and . Also, here’s how to . This story is updated frequently.
Biden’s .Read more>>that passed in March is the first spending package in 2021, with , and an expanded lined up. ( for the .) The Biden administration is working on a sequel, a package the president refers to as the Build Back Better plan. That proposal aims to invest in the nation’s energy grid, , and water systems and , despite the urging of progressive senators..