The House on Dec. 28 passed the CASH Act, which would provide for increased stimulus payments from $600 to $2,000.
A recent report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy finds that the increased payments will significantly increase incomes of Americans in the poorest quintile.
Democratic lawmakers say the $600 payments passed at the end of last year are not enough, urging support for $2,000 direct stimulus.
The House passed the CASH Act on Dec. 28, which would increase stimulus payments from $600 to $2,000, among other measures.
The CASH Act now awaits approval in the Senate.
Alexandria Ocasio, Cortez
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Rep, Alexandria, Cortez of New York