House budget committee will take up the law on Monday
EXCLUSIVE: The House’s largest conservative caucus has disseminated a new playbook on how to fight back against President Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion coronovirus relief bill by exposing each liber ‘liberal factions’ trapped inside the package.
Republican Study Committee (RSC) Three page memo In order for conservatives to “underline all leftist items, Democrats are hoping the public won’t get about it.” Granthshala News first received a copy of the fact sheet, which is widely broadcast on Mondays.
Among eyebrow-raising provisions among conservatives are $ 1,400 incentive checks, moving to mixed-status families with unspecified immigrants; Allowing planned paternity to receive paycheck protection program (PPP) funds designed to keep small businesses; And approximately $ 600 million for additional emergency paid family leave for federal employees and US Postal Service employees RSC Memo.
The memorandum also called subsidies and loan waivers to farmers and farmers on the basis of race and ethnicity; Coronavirus allows funding to go to colleges that have partnerships with Chinese-controlled companies and Confucian institutions; And $ 50 million drooling for environmental justice grant programs, which the RSC urges as “a thin-veil kickback for leftist environmental groups”.
The RSC memo expresses concern over granting PPP trade funding to owners who may have a felony record, including “violent offenders”, and extending Medicaid eligibility for prisoners during the 30 days prior to their release.
Rep. Jim banks, RAnd the president of the RSC said, taxpayers need to know what is hidden in the package.
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“The RSC is leading conservatives inside and outside the beltway to protest against this so-called ‘relief package’. The more we learn about it, the worse it gets,” Banks told Granthshala News. “So we’ve put together a fact sheet to educate Americans about how their taxpayer dollars are being spent by Democrats.”
The House Budget Committee will take on the $ 1.9 trillion coronovirus plan on Monday, and the entire House can vote on the legislation in the following week. House GOP Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., Already asked his Republican convention to vote “no,” and dubbed the legislation “Pelosi’s Payoff to Progressives Act”.
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591 pages bill Was released on Friday. The package includes the work of nine House committees who drafted various sections based on their jurisdiction.
The Biden administration and Democrats say the relief bill is necessary to reopen schools, provide financial lifelines to struggling families, accelerate the health care response, help state and local governments, and help small businesses.
“We are in a race against time, and bold action is needed before we can permanently scare our country away from aggressive, humane and economic cost inaction,” said House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, D-Q.
in totality, House legislation Will provide a $ 1,400 incentive check to adults and their dependents, with individuals under $ 75,000 and married couples earning less than $ 150,000 seeing the full amount. But the checks would end more quickly and cut incomes of more than $ 100,000 and $ 200,000 for individuals filing jointly.
The law increases federal unemployment compensation from the current $ 300 at the rate of $ 400 per week to August 29.
The duration of the two main federal unemployment programs will also be longer. The Epidemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program will be extended from 24 to 48 weeks. And the epidemic unemployment assistance program will extend from 50 to 74 weeks.
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The law would gradually increase the minimum wage to $ 1525 by $ 2025 and guarantee that torn workers, young workers and disabled workers are paid the full federal minimum wage. The $ 15 wage provision, however, cannot survive in the Senate.
The coronavirus relief package includes $ 350 billion for state and local governments, $ 130 billion for K-12 schools, and $ 40 billion for colleges and universities. Bill Extension of Child Tax Credit, Housing assistance, food assistance and health care programs, too.