Politics

COVID relief payment eligibility reduced

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – Senate Democratic leaders have struck a deal with President Joe Biden to give direct payments to fewer people in the next COVID bill. NBC News reports that every American who files taxes individually and makes up to $75,000 …

Biden makes last minute push for COVID relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – President Biden is calling on Senate Democrats for “lunchtime lobbying” to shore up support for the $1.9 trillion American rescue plan. The first Senate vote could happen as early as Wednesday, but Democrats aren’t all on the …

Push for vaccine equity continues

(NBC News) As COVID-19 vaccine distribution expands across the country, there are growing calls to ensure it’s being done equitably and that shots are going into the arms that need them most. Still, available data so far shows Black and Latino Americans …