Officials in Washington are inching closer to providing Americans with more financial relief from the coronavirus, and it’s sounding more and more likely that a new aid package will include another round of direct payments — you know, those popular “stimulus checks.” (Not to mention direct deposits and debit cards.)
How much will you get? Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin indicates you’ll receive the same amount as last time, which was $1,200 for most people. That’s even though Senate Republicans had wanted new relief to go only to lower-income Americans.
Here’s a look at what is known right now about the next aid measure.
Mnuchin: Stimulus checks will be ‘exact same’
After a negotiating session on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Mnuchin said the government is looking to do a repeat