- Biden is pushing a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan to form the basis of the administration’s negotiations with Congress.
- The White House wants to move swiftly to address the economic, health, and political crises.
- Some measures that could add cash to people’s wallets are new stimulus checks, enhanced unemployment aid, and a $15 minimum wage.
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President Joe Biden is inheriting economic, political, and health crises that will test his administration early on.
Biden has said he intends to pursue an ambitious legislative agenda during his first year in office. Last week, he rolled out a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan that will form the basis for negotiations with Republicans and Democrats in Congress.
The rescue package is aimed at providing economic relief for individuals, small businesses, and state and local governments.
Here are four measures in the stimulus proposal that could put extra cash in your wallet.