Those eligible for the benefit can also get a one-time discount of up to $100 to buy a laptop, desktop computer or tablet device if they pay a certain amount toward the purchase.
Republicans such as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell attacked the Democrats' voting rights legislation known as the For the People Act. McConnell criticized it as a "partisan power grab."
The recovery plan proposed by Gov. Gavin Newsom expands California's Golden State Stimulus payments to include middle class families.
The former secretary of state blames foreign countries for much of the falsehoods proliferating online.
The Colorado state legislature became chaotic and entered into a recess after Representative Richard Holtorf referred to a colleague as "Buckwheat."
The service problems occurred during a particularly violent day of protests.
Those who qualify for the Golden State Stimulus check must file their 2020 tax return by no later than October 15 to ensure they receive payment.
The family of Ashli Babbitt—the only person shot during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol—plans to sue the U.S. Capitol Police department, and the officer who shot her, for at least $10 million.
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has sued his state's Legislature on the basis of its "usurping" his powers as governor.
A petition to recall the governor has received more than 1.6 million valid signatures, according to state election officials.
Around 900,000 payments were made via direct deposit, while nearly 1.1 million were issued as paper checks in the latest payment batch.
Residents who file their 2020 tax return after April 23 could wait up to three times longer than others to receive their stimulus payment, according to the California Franchise Tax Board.
A staff member from a government-run COVID helpline in India told one of its patients, who reached out asking for help, to "go and die" in a phone call.
The state has seen a loss of 49,500 jobs since the cruise industry came to a halt, with more than 6,000 former cruise workers having filed for unemployment.
Federal benefit recipients who don't receive their third stimulus funds electronically may be receiving a paper check instead.
The IRS is not planning to issue third stimulus payments as prepaid debit cards to federal benefit recipients, according to the SSA.
"Out of this property, you Nazis. Out! Gestapo is not allowed here. Do not come back, you Nazi psychopaths," an Alberta, Canada, pastor could be heard saying.
The majority of these payments will be issued as direct deposits or to existing Direct Express card accounts, the IRS said Tuesday.
The IRS expects to begin issuing payments this weekend to benefit recipients who don't usually file a tax return.
The required payment files were sent by the Social Security Administration to the IRS last Thursday, two weeks after the COVID-19 relief bill was signed into law.
On Thursday, the SSA provided the IRS with the paperwork needed for stimulus payments to be issued to federal benefit recipients.
The House committee on ways and means says almost 30 million Americans have been affected by the hold-up.
Following the House Committee on Oversight and Reform's public hearing on Washington, D.C. statehood on Monday, Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton said she believes D.C. is prepared.
Only current Direct Express card holders are eligible to receive the latest stimulus payment on their card.
Under the guise of "anti-riot" legislation, several states are considering measures ostensibly aimed at protecting public safety.