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Senate approves $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill

Stimulus checks to most Americans likely to soon follow.

Updated: March 6, 2021 - 8:15pm

The United States Senate on Saturday passed the latest round of COVID-19 stimulus, voting in favor of a $1.9 trillion relief bill that will see additional checks sent out to most Americans. 

The bill includes provisions for $1,400 checks to the majority of American citizens, as well as a host of other stimulus measures and unemployment relief policies. 

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