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The latest on the Covid-19 stimulus bill

Updated 8:14 PM EST, Thu March 4, 2021
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What you need to know

  • The Senate opened debate on the Covid-19 relief bill Thursday, and launched a marathon effort that could stretch out into the weekend before a final vote occurs.
  • If passed in the chamber, the bill will have to go back to the House for a separate vote before Biden signs it into law.
  • The chamber’s bill narrows the income eligibility for the $1,400 stimulus checks and does not include a provision to increase federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Read the full bill here.

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