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Rather than pushing both parents into the workforce and kids into daycare, government support for families should empower parents to choose the arrangement that's right for them.
Malik Halfacre demanded Jeanettrius Moore give him half of her COVID-19 relief payment in an argument that ended with fatal consequences.
Getting a message on the Get My Payment tool that a $1,400 stimulus check's status isn't available may mean a person isn't eligible for a payment.
TurboTax users whose bank details have changed since filing their latest tax return could face delays in receiving their third stimulus payment.
Some people received their stimulus checks on Friday, but customers of certain banks will have to wait until Wednesday.
Some Americans are seeing the wrong bank account number when checking the status of their $1,400 payment.
The Trump administration amassed $1 trillion in preparation for future relief spending, which helped to ensure that Biden's $1,400 direct payments were able to be delivered quickly.
Americans have already begun receiving direct-deposit payments, but some will have to wait a bit longer.
"You know how in a group project there is always a handful of students who didn't contribute, but they still take credit at the end," Tlaib tweeted Sunday. "That's the GOP after the passage of the American Rescue Plan."
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on Friday that the third round of stimulus payments would hit bank accounts as early as this weekend.
President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law last week, after the third coronavirus relief package passed in both congressional chambers without Republican support.
"Some of these lockdown states are getting an extra billion, $2 billion, $3 billion," DeSantis said, referring to the stimulus package. "So, it's effectively a transfer of money from states like Florida and Georgia to states like New York, Illinois and California."
President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill passed with no GOP support, but some Republican lawmakers have celebrated coronavirus stimulus measures regardless.
"Public polls are only as accurate as the people doing them, the methodology they use and all that stuff," said Senator Marco Rubio.
Payments for dependents will go out the same times as those for individuals or joint filers, but dependents won't actually receive a stimulus check.
Using a fraction of the $1.9 billion Chicago is set to receive from the American Rescue Plan, legislators could send $500 monthly payments to 5,000 families.
The president's COVID-19 relief bill was passed without any GOP support. How this will affect the 2022 midterms is not yet clear.
The IRS could potentially use stimulus funds claimed through Recovery Rebate Credit to cover any tax debt owed.
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain spoke of acting to help "those who are hurting" and backed the plan to have a positive economic impact.
A rise in the federal minimum wage was stripped out of the latest stimulus bill when it reached the Senate.
President Joe Biden will sign the American Rescue Plan a day earlier than expected, giving the Treasury Department the go-ahead to start sending out payments.
Congress has poured nearly $800 billion over the past year into helping prop up businesses deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and ensure workers keep their jobs through the Paycheck Protection Program, but President Joe Biden and advocates are rallying around the PPP to do more.
"By rejecting and returning any unneeded funds, as well as funds unrelated to COVID-19, you would be taking responsible action to avoid wasting scarce tax dollars," Scott wrote in a letter to governors and mayors after the House approved the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill.
No Republican lawmakers backed the $1.9 trillion stimulus package in a House vote on Wednesday night.
She accused the 40 representatives of "enabling [Democratic] policies that will destroy America" and of putting their personal schedules ahead of the wishes of those who put them in office.
"Independent restaurant operators have won $28.6 billion worth of targeted relief," Wicker said.
The second group of recipients will be those who didn't provide direct deposit in tax filings but have their information on file with the IRS due to other government programs.