Stimulus Check Update: Biden Administration Continues Pushing Relief While Some Lawmakers Push Back

Stimulus Check Update: Biden Administration Continues Pushing Relief While Some Lawmakers Push Back
Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
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Since taking office last week, President Joe Biden has already signed a number of executive orders designed to provide aid to the public in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, Biden is pushing for a second round of $1,400 stimulus checks in his new $1.9 trillion relief proposal known as the American Rescue Plan. The last round of $600 stimulus payments was slammed by a number of lawmakers as stingy given the greater economic crisis at hand, and many, at the time, wanted to see those payments boosted.