House Democrats finally revealed the $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package, according to the Blaze.
In the bill are $1,400 stimulus checks and other pandemic-related relief measures, like additional funding for state and local governments and more federal unemployment benefits.
Federal minimum wage will increase to $15 by 2025.
$300 million of taxpayer dollars will be going to the Agriculture Department to “conduct monitoring and surveillance of susceptible animals for incidence of SARS–CoV–2” as guided by the World Organization for Animal Health.
$91 million has been set aside for the “Department of Education to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, domestically or internationally, including direct outreach to students and borrowers about financial aid, economic impact payments, means tested benefits, and tax benefits for which they may be eligible.”
$135 million will go to the National Endowment for the Arts and another $135 million to the National Endowment of the Humanities.
$200 million will go to the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
$10 million has been preserved for the “preservation and maintenance of Native American languages.”
$50 million will go towards family planning, which includes abortion.
$750 million for “the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to combat SARS–CoV– 2, COVID–19, and other emerging infectious disease threats globally, including efforts related to global health security, global disease detection and response, global health protection, global immunization, and global coordination on public health.”
$500 million “to support public health data surveillance and analytics infrastructure modernization initiatives at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.”
$15 billion will go to the airline industry.