coronavirus stimulus update
The House will hold its final vote on the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday morning, after passing a procedural motion on Tuesday with a vote of 219-210.
The Senate approved its version of the bill, called the American Rescue Plan, over the weekend. While it has many of the same key elements as the measure first passed by the House, like sending $1,400 stimulus checks to most Americans, there are some big changes, including the removal of an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour.
The bill is expected to pass the House along party lines, with President Biden saying he will sign the legislation as soon as it hits his desk.