Latest Poll Suggests 3 Out of 4 Americans Believe Little to None Impact of Biden’s Covid Stimulus

Just as water poured on the head might miss some part of the body, 32% of US adults claimed that they were not helped at all by the 2021 stimulus Check. This came as a shock after the result of a recent poll was announced.

President Biden’s COVID 19 relief plan gave out $1,400 checks earlier this year 2022. Just like Oliver Twist, 32% said the money did not solve their problems according to NPR/Marist survey.

This NPR/Marist survey was published on Thursday 9th of December 2021. According to this survey, 32% of American adults said the money did not help them at all, while 45% said the money helped them a little. This is more than three-quarters of American Adults.

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Here are the highlights of the President Biden COVID 19 relief Plan.

  • Invest about $160 billion to provide the supplies, emergency response, testing, and public health workforce to stop the spread of COVID-19, while distributing vaccines as quickly as possible and addressing racial disparities in COVID-19 outcomes.
  • Provide $130 billion to help schools serve all students, no matter where they are learning, and help achieve President Biden’s goal to safely open the majority of K-8 schools within the first 100 days of his Administration.
  • Give working families a $1,400 per-person check, bringing their total relief payment from this and the December down payment to $2,000.
  • Extend current unemployment insurance benefits and eligibility to September 6 (saving 11 million Americans from losing benefits starting in about a week). Help Americans stay in their homes by providing emergency aid to cover back rent.
  • Increase the value of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
  • Increase the Child Tax Credit from $2,000 per child to $3,000 per child ($3,600 for a child under age 6) and make 17-year-olds qualifying children for the year.
  • Increase the Earned Income Tax Credit for 17 million workers by as much as $1,000.
    Expand child care assistance, help hard-hit child care providers cover their costs, and increase tax credits to help cover the cost of childcare.
  • Give families an additional tax credit to help cut child care costs.
  • Provide an additional $1 billion for states to cover the additional cash assistance that Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) recipients needed as a result of the crisis.
  • or eliminate health insurance premiums for millions of lower- and middle-income families enrolled in health insurance marketplaces.
  • Provide emergency grants, lending, and investment to hard-hit small businesses so they can rehire and retain workers and purchase the health and sanitation equipment they need to keep workers safe.
    more than $360 billion in emergency funding for state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments to ensure that they are in a position to keep front-line public workers on the job and paid.
  • Help hard-hit public transit agencies avoid layoffs and service reductions.

Lee Mringoff, director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion said…“After pumping billions into the economy during 2021, Biden does not seem to be benefiting despite more Americans supporting the programs than opposing them.”

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1,172 adults participated in this survey. including 723 who reported receiving direct stimulus payments and 196 who reported receiving expanded child tax credit and was conducted from Nov. 30 through Dec. 6. It carries an overall margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.

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