Covid stimulus update: Biden signs $1.9 trillion relief bill
The plan will send stimulus checks to most Americans, extend unemployment aid, expand the child tax credit and put money into Covid-19 vaccinations.
President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Thursday afternoon.
The plan, his top priority as president, sends direct payments of up to $1,400, extends a $300 per week unemployment insurance supplement, expands the child tax credit and puts funds into vaccine distribution.
Democrats passed the legislation on their own in Congress, as Republicans question the need for a major stimulus package while the economy improves.