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$1200 Checks Would Be Mailed to Adults Who Earned Under $75,000, Part of $1 Trillion Stimulus

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The GOP-controlled Senate is doing what it can to help the American people. On Thursday, a big announcement was made that will immediately help those affected by coronavirus.

Here’s the scoop, via Washington Examiner:

Senate Republicans on Thursday announced a $1 trillion stimulus plan to combat the economic damage caused by the effort to control the coronavirus.


Individuals who earn less than $75,000 would be eligible for a $1,200 check, while couples under the $150,000 threshold would receive $2,400. Families would also receive an additional $500 for each child. Those earning more would receive a reduced stipend.

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The amount is higher than the $1,000 initially proposed by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and may be an effort to win the necessary support from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, who said $1,000 wasn’t enough.

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John Salvatore has been a Writer and Editor of multiple political blogs since early 2015. He earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. A diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan, John can be reached at [email protected]