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New push for $1,200 stimulus check offers hope: ‘Package is still needed’

On Tuesday, a renewed push from House Democrats led to a concession from White House officials that a new COVID-19 relief package ‘is still needed,’ and a display of willingness to find middle ground.
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Middle Ground on Second Stimulus Check? Why New Proposal Could Be ‘Very Meaningful’

After weeks of delays and lengthy negotiations, a new proposal may have brought Americans closer than ever to a second stimulus check. Learn about the proposal on RADIO.COM.
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Extra $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits to Run Out After 6 Weeks

Jobless Americans looking to receive the extra $300 in weekly unemployment insurance benefits will see the temporary aid run out after six weeks.
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Why the Countdown to a Second Stimulus Check Really Begins on September 14

Summer is over, but the clock is still ticking on a new stimulus deal. And while another coronavirus relief package is already overdue, an urgent race to a second check truly begins starting next week.
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Amazon Hosts Virtual Job Fair to Fill 33,000 Positions With Average Salary of $150,000

Amazon needs to fill a lot of jobs in the corporate offices. The company announced that it’s holding a hiring fair to find 33,000 people to work there, as well as tech workers.
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Still Waiting on Your Stimulus Check? IRS Is Sending 'Catch-Up' Payments to 50,000 People

Those who are still waiting for a stimulus payment, don’t worry. The government agency announced earlier this week that it plans to send catch-up payments to 50,000 people. Read the full story now.
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Why a Second Stimulus Check Is Unlikely Until at Least September

The days of summer are winding down, but a second stimulus check may still be weeks away, with lawmakers leaving Washington for August recess with no deal on another COVID-19 relief package.
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When Do $400 a Week Unemployment Payments Start? Your COVID Relief Questions, Answered

If you or someone you know has questions about the new unemployment benefits under Trump’s recent executive orders, here are the answers as it stands for now.
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Rhode Island Mistakenly Sends Tax Refund Checks Signed by Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney

It’s the most magical check in the world — by accident. The State of Rhode Island mistakenly issued tax refund checks that were signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse.
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$600-a-Week Unemployment Benefits Expire With No New Stimulus Deal

Coronavirus relief for jobless workers officially expires today — but a new stimulus package is still a ways off. The weekly $600 unemployment benefits passed in March’s CARES Act officially end on Friday.
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