House Passes $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Stimulus Package; Biden to Sign Friday

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I'm Shea Stevens. U S House has approved a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, sending the measure to President Biden's desk for signing. NPR's Claudia Chrysalis reports that the measure was approved largely along party lines. The White House says President Biden will sign the economic stimulus plan on Friday before extended jobless benefits expire on Sunday. Speaker Nancy Pelosi lauded the bill on the House floor before its passage. The Biden American Rescue plan. Is about the Children. Their health, their education, the economic security of their families. The legislation will usher in a fresh wave of direct payments and extend jobless benefits at $300 a week plus new child tax credits for qualifying Americans and marks a significant win for the Biden administration in its

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