The $ 1.9 trillion economic support package that the President of the United States, Joe Biden, wants to implement within the scope of combating the effects of the new type of epidemic of the corona virus (Covid-19) was accepted in the Chamber of Representatives.
The bill, which was sent back to the House of Representatives for a final vote due to regulations drawn up after the Senate was accepted over the weekend, was accepted with 220 votes to 211.
The bill, which did not win the support of Republican deputies, was sent to the White House to be signed by President Joe Biden for enactment.
WEEKEND APPROVED IN SENATO
The $ 1.9 trillion economic support package, which has long been at the top of the US agenda, was accepted by the House of Representatives on February 27.
After lengthy negotiations, the bill, which was approved by the Senate on March 6, was approved by the Senate without the need for Republican support, with a legal arrangement called a “compromise.”
The bill was sent back to the House of Representatives for a final vote due to the arrangements made.
PALACIO BLANCO: WILL SIGN ON FRIDAY
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki announced that President Joe Biden will approve the new $ 1.9 trillion corona virus (Covid-19) economic support package, which was approved in Congress on Friday.
Psaki evaluated the agenda and answered questions from reporters at the daily press conference at the White House.
Noting that the long-awaited $ 1.9 trillion Covid-19 economic support package in the country was approved by the House of Representatives today, Psaki said: “President Biden will sign this package on Friday.” saying.
DIRECT CASH ASSISTANCE OF $ 1,400
The bill, which is described as the largest package the Biden administration has been working on against the economic effects of Covid-19, includes unemployment benefits, support for state and local governments, and regulations for the distribution of vaccines. , as well as direct cash. assistance.
Under the financial support package, it is planned to provide direct cash assistance of $ 1,400 to people earning less than $ 75,000 per year.
With the package, unemployment benefits due March 14 will be extended through September 6, while unemployment assistance of $ 300 per week is planned to be provided.
The package, in which $ 350 billion of funding is allocated to state and local governments, includes the distribution of vaccines, the Covid-19 test, rental assistance and financial support for schools.
The bill, which is described as the largest package that the Biden administration has been working on against the economic effects of Covid-19, is expected to allocate $ 350 billion to state and local governments, as well as $ 1400 per person in cash. assistance.
The unemployment benefit, which was previously set at $ 400 a week, is scheduled to be paid at $ 300 after negotiations and runs through Sept. 6.