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Joe Biden promised $2,000 checks, but then changed his mind

Joe Biden promised $2,000 checks, but then changed his mind - Bent Corner

On January 4 of this year, a day before the Georgia runoff election, then-President-elect Joe went to Atlanta to campaign for Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. He spoke to a crowd and promised that if Warnock and Ossoff were elected, $2,000 stimulus checks would go out to all Americans. Joe Biden said: Look, Georgia …

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Maryland explains delay in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance extension

Maryland explains delay in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance extension - Bent Corner

I received an email from the Maryland Department of Labor. It explained that even though Congress passed an extension to federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and President Trump signed it into law, it’s going to take a while for my benefits to resume. Of course. I already knew that. There were so many hurdles and delays in …

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Donald Trump allows pandemic relief to expire, than signs bill to extend it

Donald Trump allows pandemic relief to expire, than signs bill to extend it - Bent Corner

The House and the Senate worked out a deal to extend pandemic relief and sent it to Trump to sign. Trump refused to sign it. He claimed that the $600 stimulus payment wasn’t adequate. He wanted it to be $2,000. Sure he did. From the Associated Press: Unemployment benefits for millions of Americans struggling to …

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Maryland’s bars and restaurants may increase capacity to 75%

Maryland's bars and restaurants may increase capacity to 75%

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced yesterday that beginning September 21, bars and restaurants may begin increasing indoor dining from 50% capacity to 75% capacity. THREAD: As our state celebrates the first-ever #MDRestaurantWeek, I am pleased to announce that, effective Monday, September 21 at 5 PM, capacity for indoor operations at restaurants may increase from 50 …

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