President Trump signs COVID-19 relief bill

UNDATED (AP) – The massive, year-end catchall bill that President Donald Trump has signed into law combines $900 billion in COVID-19 aid with a $1.4 trillion spending bill and reams of other unfinished legislation on taxes, energy, education and health care.

In one highlight, the package revives supplemental federal pandemic unemployment benefits but at $300 per week – through March 14 – instead of the $600 per week benefit that expired in July.

It also provides $600 direct payments to individuals making up to $75,000 per year and couples making up to $150,000, with $600 additional payments per dependent child.

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