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  • DeSantis spending $3.6 million of Florida taxpayers’ money to send checks with governor’s logo to cops and teachers

    Ron DeSantis is spending $3.6 million to send $1000 paper checks emblazoned with the logo of the Florida Governor through the mail to the state's police officers and first responders, and teachers and principals, rather than use the direct deposit payroll systems currently in place. The $1000 checks are being called "bonuses" but the funds actually come from President Joe Biden's federal stimulus program. The checks will not have the logo of the President of the United States or the Democratic...

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  • No sign of your child tax credit payment? Fill out this form to trace your check

    The second advance payment is right around the corner, but some are still waiting for the first one.

  • Bad News: Democrats’ Budget Deal Does Not Include a Fourth Stimulus Check

    Stephen Silver Politics, Americas There has been little appetite for a fourth round of checks, with Biden not including such a proposal either in the proposed American Families Plan, his American Jobs Plan, or his proposed federal budget framework. The Democrats in the U.S. Senate announced Wednesday that they have reached a deal on a budget framework that will entail spending $3.5 trillion over the next ten years.  “We are very proud of this plan,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer,...

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  • California’s $100 Billion Recovery Plan Includes More Stimulus Checks

    Trevor Filseth Stimulus Checks, Governor Newsom claims the so-called “Golden State Stimulus” would be “the biggest state tax rebate in American history and the largest small business relief package in the nation.” California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed on Monday a $100 billion plan to advance California’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The new law includes spending in a number of essential areas, including rent relief, business grants, and, most importantly to many residents, another round...

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