U.S. Rep. Van Taylor didn’t support the package that would have delivered stimulus checks of $2,000 to Americans who qualified.
But the House did pass the most recent stimulus package, which gave $600 checks in addition to other measures to help the country weather the pandemic.
The House of Representatives and the Senate approved the $2.3 billion spending measure – which included $900 billion for the stimulus package and $1.3 trillion in government spending – in December. President Donald Trump initially criticized the bill, including how it did not contain enough money in direct payments for Americans, before he signed the bill on Dec. 27.
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By Don Munsch • [email protected]