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New Stimulus Bill Proposal Includes Second $1,200 Check, Cuts Unemployment Benefits to $200

As the country continues to grapple with the effects of coronavirus, many Americans are eagerly wondering what will be included in a second stimulus relief bill. Here’s a look at the new proposal put forth by Senate Republicans on Monday.
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Senate Passes Bill to Protect Stimulus Checks From Debt Collectors

The Senate has unanimously passed legislation protecting stimulus checks from being garnished by debt collectors. The bipartisan bill will ensure that coronavirus relief payments go directly to the aid of Americans.
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The $600 Unemployment Benefits End This Weekend – What Happens Next?

The $600 enhanced unemployment benefits, which were part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, are set to expire this weekend. As far as what happens next, there are a few different scenarios.
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There’s ‘Fundamental Agreement’ on a Second Stimulus Check — But Who Would Qualify?

It seems likely that another stimulus check could be included in a second round of coronavirus relief. But there are still many questions around who exactly will qualify for another direct payment.
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New Relief Bill May Lower Unemployment Benefits to $400 a Month Through Dec. 31: Report

With the first wave of expanded COVID-19 unemployment benefits set to expire at the end of this month, officials are weighing the possibility of lowering the amount of the weekly payment but extending its duration through the end of the year.
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Second Stimulus Check Will Likely Be in Next Coronavirus Relief Bill — But Questions Remain

As much of the country continues to grapple with rising COVID-19 case numbers, many Americans are wondering whether they’ll receive a second stimulus check.
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Will a Second Stimulus Check Be Approved by the End of July?

A new coronavirus relief bill is a high priority for legislators during the remaining half of July. But the aid may look different the second time around, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
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Can You Restart Unemployment Benefits If You’re Laid Off Again?

The economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic have caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs. But what should you do if you found employment, and were laid off again? Here’s what you need to know about reapplying for unemployment benefits.
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Twitter CEO Donates Millions to Fund Universal Basic Income Program

Billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is donating a portion of his fortune to help fund a universal basic income project. Dorsey shared the news of his six-figure contribution on Twitter, naturally.
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Will There Be a $40,000 Income Threshold for a Second Stimulus Check?

Officials are weighing several options for the form that a second round of COVID-19 relief could take. One possibility is giving checks to those who have “been hit the hardest,” according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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