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Stimulus checks: 21 Democratic senators push for 'recurring direct payments' in new Biden plan

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2021
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A day before President Joe Biden is set to unveil the first part of his Build Back Better package, Democratic senators are pushing for recurring stimulus checks and automatic unemployment insurance extensions based on economic conditions to be included in the package.

"We urge you to include recurring direct payments and automatic unemployment insurance extensions tied to economic conditions in your Build Back Better long-term economic plan," 21 senators wrote in a letter to the president that was signed on Tuesday (though a draft version circulated in early March). "This...

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