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Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID plan includes another $1,400 for eligible Americans

Biden is calling for increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

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Joe Biden in January 2021
Joe Biden in January 2021
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Updated: January 14, 2021 - 11:48pm

The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook

President-elect Joe Biden has revealed a nearly $2 trillion "American Rescue Plan" with multiple components including more money that would go to Americans following the recent $600 relief payments many Americans received.

One facet of the plan includes another $1,400 in direct payments for eligible Americans. Biden is also calling for increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour.

 

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