$1400 Stimulus Checks Have Been Fast Tracked. Here’s What That Means.

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, please read our disclosure policy here

In case you weren’t aware, we are STILL in a pandemic. *Sigh*

Of course, that means that so many people are still struggling financially and it seems like things are once again taking a long time to get help to those who need it.

Well, things *may* be looking up because as of yesterday, the next $1,400 stimulus checks have been fast tracked. Here’s exactly what that means.

On Tuesday, February 2nd, Senate Democrats decided to move forward with President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan with or without Republican support. This is referred to as a “Fast Track”.

This fast track means the Democrats can pass the plan with a simple majority (which requires just more votes than the other), rather than a super-majority (which requires at least 60 votes).

It also avoids the filibuster process, which is a great thing because it means the bill won’t be killed causing further delays.

Tomorrow, Thursday, February 4 is the big day when voting will happen and ultimately will decide everything.

If the Democrats are successful, this means that the $1.9 trillion stimulus package, which includes $1,400 stimulus checks, expanded funding for schools and frontline workers, public health works program which would give over 100,000 people jobs, an expanded child tax credit, and more could be approved by February 16.

In the end, that means we could see the $1,400 stimulus checks being sent by the end of February which is the best possible outcome at this point.

So, cross your fingers, toes and anything else that the voting goes well tomorrow!

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *