This discussion writing assignment is to develop 3-5 paragraphs to support your statement and thoughts about the 2 trillion dollar coronavirus package (Times Roman, 12pt font, double-spaced) .
Here’s what’s in the $2 trillion package, the largest in U.S. history: Please discuss thoughts and options
- Direct payments of $1,200 to most individuals making up to $75,000, or $2,400 for couples making up to $150,000. Each dependent child increases the amount by an additional $500. The amount decreases for individuals with incomes above $75,000, and payments cut off for those above $99,000.
- Expanded unemployment benefits that boost the maximum benefit by $600 per week and provide laid-off workers their full pay for four months. Eligibility is extended to independent contractors and the self-employed.
- $367 billion in loans for small businesses
- $150 billion for state and local governments
- $130 billion for hospitals
- $500 billion in loans for larger industries, including $25 billion for passenger airlines; $4 billion for carriers; $3 billion for aviation contractors and $17 billion for “businesses critical to maintaining national security.
- Creation of an oversight board and inspector general to oversee loans to large companies
- Measure prohibiting companies owned by President Trump and his family from receiving federal relief
- $25 million for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
- $400 million for election security grants