Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan moves toward a vote in the House next week

The House is laying the groundwork to pass President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package by the end of next week, as lawmakers race to get the bill out the door before critical pandemic aid provisions run dry in mid-March. The Biden plan — which includes $1,400 stimulus checks for most Americans, beefed-up unemployment benefits and billions of dollars in budgetary relief for state governments, among other appropriations — will first get a “mark-up” in the House Budget Committee on Monday, aides on the panel announced Thursday. In the mark-up session, committee members stitch t…

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