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Senate GOP unveils massive coronavirus bill that includes checks for Americans

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 19, 2020, 3:20 PM UTC / Updated March 20, 2020, 1:09 AM UTCBy Lauren EganWASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday released the Republican proposal for a massive emergency coronavirus stimulus bill, which includes direct cash payments for some Americans.The proposal, expected to cost around $1 trillion, calls for direct payments on a tiered scale. Individuals making $75,000 based on a 2018 tax return would be eligible for $1,200 payments, or $2,400 for couples filing jointly.The payments would decrease for those making more than $75,000, with an income cap of $99,000 per ind ...
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