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PHILADELPHIA - MAY 8: Economic stimulus checks are prepared for printing at the Philadelphia Financial Center May 8, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One hundred and thirty million households are eligible to receive a tax rebate check under the $168 billion economic stimulus plan. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

The senate aims to approve the House of Democrats plan of $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill this Friday.

The bill is set to be on President Joe Biden’s desk before March 14.

“The American people strongly support this bill, and we are moving swiftly to see it enacted into law,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said in a statement posted to Twitter on Tuesday night.

What does the $1.9 trillion CVODI-19 relief bill include?

  • $1,400 direct payments to most Americans
  • $400 per week jobless benefit supplement and an extension of programs making millions more Americans eligible for unemployment insurance.
  • $20 billion towards COVID-19 vaccinations
  • $50 billion into testing
  • $350 billion into state, local and tribal government relief