• Democrats' $1.9 trillion stimulus clears key House panel, now on course for floor vote within days

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talks to reporters outside the West Wing after she and House Democratic leaders, including Rep. John Yarmuth , Majority Leader Steny Hoyer , Rep. Nydia Velazquez and others, met with President Joe Biden to discuss coronavirus relief legislation at the White House February 5, 2021 in Washington, DC.
    Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    The House Budget Committee voted to advance Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus along party lines on Monday.
    The Democratic plan is on course to get a floor vote either Friday or Saturday.
    President Joe Biden said on Monday that he's...
    Read more ...

     

  • Democrats want to enact a new stimulus package within weeks. Here's the possible calendar for passage of $1,400 direct payments

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    House Democrats, led by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
    Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images
    Democrats want to pass Joe Biden's rescue package within weeks.
    Final passage could come in early March, before the expiration of enhanced unemployment insurance.
    Here is a stimulus timeline with possible floor votes.
    Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories .
    Democrats aim to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan in only a matter of weeks. The House Budget Committee kicked off a markup session on Monday afternoon which is set to last at least...
    Read more ...