January 15, 2021

Biden’s COVID Relief Plan

Editor's Note: Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! We’re taking a brief hiatus for the holiday and will be back in full swing Wednesday morning.

“President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end ‘a crisis of deep human suffering’ by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout.” AP News

Highlights of the plan include:

  • $1,400 checks for most Americans; Rental, food, child care and utility assistance for those in need
  • $350 billion for first responders and other essential workers; Grants for small businesses, tribal governments and transit agencies
  • Funds to expand vaccinations and testing; $130 billion for schools to achieve safe reopening
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