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Fourth stimulus check 2021 latest – Demand for another Covid payment mounts as states end jobless benefits


HOW MANY STIMULUS PAYMENTS HAVE GONE OUT SO FAR?

So far, the federal government has paid $3,200 to each eligible adult, with payments of $1,200 under former President Trump’s Cares Act, $600 in a separate Trump relief measure, and $1,400 under Biden’s plan, which was signed into law in March.

Despite the financial aid, millions of Americans remain in financial distress, with unemployment rates across the country still far higher than they were pre-pandemic.

This particularly applies to low-wage industries, such as food services and hospitality which have been crippled over the last 14 months amid a variety of lockdown orders and social distancing measures.





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