Houston, Texas residents could soon be eligible for a one-time $1,200 payment, similar to the COVID-19 relief payment many Americans received earlier in the year.
A draft of the new plan provides for another round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program and liability protection for corporations.
On Tuesday, the Spaces in Action Twitter account posted several tweets showing members of the grassroots organization carrying body bags to the doorsteps of McConnell and Graham's homes.
While Democratic and Republican lawmakers indicate they could stomach such a compromise, the far greater hurdles are still House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Gig workers and self-employed individuals who did not suffer job losses directly related to the coronavrius pandemic will be issued overpayments from the state's department of labor.
"We're going to get it out one way or another. We have to do that," DeWine said. "What we would like, of course, is a bill from Congress."
The Government Accountability Office said backlogs inflated unemployment numbers during the coronavirus pandemic.
At $908 billion, the package is less than what Democrats want and more than what Republicans proposed but legislators said it was time to compromise to get necessary help to the American people.
The actress has lashed out at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a scathing rant about delays in delivering a stimulus package amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
"The Democrats aren't going to get what they want with their $2 trillion plan, and clearly, the so-called skinny plan is not nearly enough to provide a bridge," Democratic Senator Mark Warner said.
The Senate majority leader said Democrats' "all or nothing" approach to a stimulus deal had backfired, and that they'd lost leverage in the election.
Transit systems throughout the nation face deep deficits and an uncertain future. Even with effective COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer, Moderna and others, it's unclear how many workers will return to the office in major cities once they are available and widely distributed. That could permanently alter transit ridership.
"While the pandemic is still seriously affecting the economy we need to continue extraordinary fiscal support," said Janet Yellen, Biden's pick for Treasury Secretary.
Pressure mounts as the stalemate over a further relief package continues, with a bipartisan deal yet to be made despite each side advocating stimulus in some form.
Democrats and Republicans remain opposed about the scope of financial relief, but the topic is expected to be near the top of the agenda as the end of the year draws near.
Senator Lindsey Graham's potential support for a larger stimulus package could bode well for those hoping for another stimulus check.
An inability to pay their credit card bills could negatively affect people's credit scores, making it more difficult for them to acquire future housing and education.
Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) said party politics was getting in the way of an agreement being made amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
A man is going viral on TikTok for skewering Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over the stimulus bill.
"What I'm worried about is there are millions of Americans out there at risk of falling into this chasm where they don't have sufficient support," Peter Navarro said.
"The stock market is not the economy," the progressive senator from Vermont tweeted.
Roughly 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 4 children in the U.S. are struggling to meet their basic food needs this holiday season.
A stalemate over a further relief package continues, with differing stances blocking the passage of a deal through Congress.
"We'd have more degrees of freedom," New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said Tuesday after being asked whether the passage of a new COVID-19 relief bill would lead to businesses being shut down to mitigate the spread of the virus.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made a "liability shield" for corporations a crucial demand in stimulus negotiations.
With Biden coming into office in January, lawmakers are pushing for targeted relief now.
The former Federal Reserve chair called for Americans to receive "extraordinary" support amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Biden wants something by the end of December, we ought to be able to find it," said Democratic Senator Tim Kaine.