Not a couple months and its over. Get Comfy, cause it’s a Long Road…
Democrats are keen on including additional direct payments to Americans in the next coronavirus response bill, arguing more needs to be done to provide financial stability as the pandemic ravages the economy.
A number of Democratic lawmakers have offered proposals for more generous payments than the ones included in the $2 trillion measure President Trump signed into law Friday. That legislation included one-time cash payments for most Americans of up to $1,200 per adult and $500 per child.
It was the third coronavirus bill he’s signed, but lawmakers are already starting to discuss their priorities for a “phase four” measure.
“A single check is a fundamental misunderstanding of this health crisis,” Ruben said. “Public health experts are predicting that this will be a marathon, and Americans need money in their wallets to sustain them.”
U.S. Virus Plan Anticipates 18-Month Pandemic and Widespread Shortages
We’re not going back to normal
Social distancing is here to stay for much more than a few weeks. It will upend our way of life, in some ways forever.