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GOP HEALS Act: $1,200 Stimulus Check Included, Unemployment Aid Slashed

This is the follow-up to the CARES Act passed in March

Senate Republicans have unveiled their proposal for a $1 trillion HEALS Act. The act is a follow-up to the $2.2 trillion CARES Act passed in March this year.

Both acts aim to boost the economy as workers and businesses struggle with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The original CARES Act provided for, among other things, a $1,200 stimulus payment to qualifying Americans as well as $600 extra per week in unemployment benefits. The new HEALS Act keeps some of those provisions while slashing others.

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