The share of Americans in poverty rose slightly to 11.4% in 2020, but COVID-19 relief payments eased losses for many, census data showed.
Golden State Stimulus payments going out ahead of Newsom's recall election.
The next round of California stimulus payments are going out sooner than expected. If you qualify, you will receive payments ranging from $500 to $1,100 by either direct deposit or paper check in two-week increments. Here's when payments are expected and who qualifies.
According to a survey, the last rounds of stimulus checks helped improve Americans’ ability to buy food, pay bills, and reduced anxiety and depression.
A bill proposed by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., would send monthly payments of up to $1,200 to adults and $600 to kids following years-long pilot programs.
So far, over 2 million people have signed an online Change.org petition calling for recurring $2,000 per month payments.
Millions of Americans were sent a third round of stimulus checks in March.
The IRS says these "plus-up" payments will continue on a weekly basis going forward, and go to those who recently filed a 2020 tax return and qualify for more stimulus money.
10 Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to include additional stimulus payments in an upcoming $3 trillion infrastructure package.
President Biden's next big priority is a $3 trillion package that would help develop roads and hospitals, along with family-friendly policies focusing on education and paid family leave.
Officials from the IRS and U.S. Treasury said Monday the next batch of COVID-19 stimulus payments will start hitting bank accounts later this week. Mailed checks will start going out as well.
Back in January, Rep. Ilhan Omar pushed for recurring stimulus checks instead of one-time payments.
The IRS began sending out a new round of $1,400 checks to qualifying households over the weekend, in the midst of the current, truncated tax season that opened on Feb. 12.
The IRS has launched an online tool to help you check the status of your third stimulus payment. See here:
President Joe Biden approved the stimulus payments last week.
The IRS has agreed to not seize some Americans' stimulus check to offset outstanding federal tax debts, according to an agency watchdog.
Millions of Americans are poised to receive direct cash payments worth up to $1,400.
Many Americans already see the money in their bank account but they are not able to access it because it is 'pending.'
The “bicameral” celebration in the Rose Garden on Friday, included remarks from Vice President Kamala Harris, as well as other top Democrats who pushed for the bill.
Most American parents can expect to receive $3,000 a year for every child ages 6 to 17 and $3,600 a year for every child under age 6.