Congress is writing up Biden’s stimulus plan. Here’s what’s in it.

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  • March 1, 2021
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks with reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Joe Biden to discuss Covid-19 relief efforts on February 5. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Stimulus checks and UI, but not a $15 minimum wage: the state of the House’s stimulus bill so far.

We’re seeing an increasingly clear picture of what the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus package will look like — and passage of the bill is likely on the horizon quite soon.

The House of Representatives has drafted and passed its version of the budget reconciliation package, which includes $1,400 stimulus checks for those making up to $75,000 and $400 expanded weekly unemployment insurance benefits through August 29. It also contains a restaurant rescue fund, money for reopening schools, and Democrats’ long-sought-after funding for state and local governments, among other items. House Democrats included

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