72% of voters in four key states with moderate senators support the payments, a new poll shows.
Carrie Joy Grimes is chief executive of WorkMoney, a nonprofit organization helping Americans get through the economic catastrophe caused by the COVID pandemic.
Right now, Congress is debating how to provide relief for millions of Americans who are suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn.
The issue of who gets relief payments and how much has turned into a political football — but only in Washington.
72% of voters want Congress to increase relief checks to $1,400 for all individuals in families earning less than $150,000.
Increasing relief by $1,400 for everyone who got the earlier stimulus would cost less than $500 billion, bringing the total cost of all the COVID stimulus payments to around $1 trillion.
Anyone who thinks the way out is by putting less money into fewer Americans' pockets will be on the wrong side of history. »