Financial plan details from the incoming US President Biden … coming pout earlier than his 7.15pm (0015GMT) speech.
1.9 tln greenback package deal
- $400bn directed to spice up the COVID-19 response efforts
- $1tln in direct help for households
- circa $440 bn for enterprise, most-impacted communities
Stimulus checks to be topped up by $1,400 (so $2,000 in whole, the preliminary $600 + $1,400)
Supplemental unemployment profit to $400 / week (its at present $300) and prolonged to September 2021
Nationwide minimal wage of $15, an finish to tipped minimal wage.
Biden will try and get his “American Rescue Plan” handed via Congress within the first weeks of his administration.
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