The Washington Post reports:
Congress approved a sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Wednesday, authorizing a flurry of new federal spending and a temporary yet dramatic increase in anti-poverty programs to help millions of families still struggling amid the pandemic.
The 220-211 vote in the House of Representatives almost entirely along party lines now sends to Biden’s desk one of the largest economic rescue packages in U.S. history, which Democrats had promised to pass as one of their first acts of governance after securing narrow but potent majorities in Washington after the 2020 presidential election.
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Congress passes $1.9 trillion stimulus package; Biden expected to sign this week, triggering $1,400 checks for many Americans https://t.co/JaPF2tu1L1
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) March 10, 2021
Jared Golden, Maine Democrat who opposed the initial version of the $1.9 trillion relief bill, is a NO on final passage
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) March 10, 2021