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Most Democrats want to permanently send $300 to families per month, but some centrist senators may push big cuts in Biden’s infrastructure plan

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A strong majority of Democrats in the House and Senate back making permanent a one-year cash benefit from President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus: up to $300 monthly checks to the vast majority of American families.

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package passed in March increased the child tax credit’s amount to $3,600 per child age 5 and under, and $3,000 for every kid between 6 and 17. Individuals earning below $75,000 and couples making under $150,000 qualify for the full check.

The roster of supporters in the Senate includes Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York details ⇒

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