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tv   U.S. Senate Sen. Grassley on Coronavirus Economic Relief Plan  CSPAN  March 26, 2020 2:31am-2:33am EDT

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mr. grassley: i ask to speak for one minute in morning business. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. grassley: as chairman of the finance committee and head of the task force, i want to highlight a few areas of bipartisan economic relief we will be voting on today. recovery checks to give americans needed cash to provide for their families and get through our current health crisis look like this. $1,200 for individuals, $2,400 for married couples, $500 for each child. there's no minimum, no phase-in. it starts out at the lowest level. anyone with a social security number who is not dependent on anyone else should be eligible
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for a check under the income caps. we also have a very strong unemployment compensation additions to the present program in this bill. we also have incentives to help charities because they play a very important role in this recovery. my colleagues across the aisle said last week that the business tax issues were corporate bailouts. that couldn't be further from the truth. i think my democratic colleagues now agree. this is about helping our workers keep their jobs, our economic relief package to recover this economy has provisions to help businesses so that they have the cash to keep the doors open and keep making payroll. we all worked hard, along with the administration, to get this job done. now it's time to vote on this bill and deliver relief for the


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